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Colouring Pencils vs Pastel Pencils - 116

What’s the difference between Colouring pencils and Pastel Pencils? We compare how to use the two mediums and the...

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Infinite Patience - 115

Do you rush your artwork? Colin talks about a psychological approach to your picture in order to keep it interesting...

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Vintage Scenes - 114

We discuss using slightly different tones to create a vintage look in landscapes. We also talk about how to create a...

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Soft Pastels vs Pastel Pencils - 113

What’s the difference between Soft Pastels and Pastel Pencils? One of our questions this week promotes a good...

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Simple Backgrounds - 112

Colin discusses various backgrounds that you can apply to animal pictures and how to stop them looking like they’re...

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Art Therapy - 111

Colin shares his story of where Art acted as Therapy for him in his life. On a different subject, Colin offers his...

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Drawing Male Portraits - 110

How do you draw male portraits? Colin offers up his tips for tackling a different skin complexion, blemishes, beards...

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Rules of Landscapes - 109

Trees, Water, Sky, Distance, Perspective, Harmony… This week Colin discusses what he thinks are sort of “rules” of...

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Colour Charcoal Pencils - 107

This week Colin explains the origins of being discovered by Schwan Stabilo. We also discuss various experiences with...

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Animal Composition - 103

This week we discuss how to best compose your animal portraits. Colin explains how he generally adjusts his...

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Sepia & Grey Tones - 102

How do you make a picture tell a story? Colin discusses how he creates a story in his landscapes packed with...

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Colour Picking - 101

This week is a marathon Q & A session. We discuss the dangers of using different coloured papers for various...

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Impressionistic Strokes - 100

In episode 100 we invite a special guest on the show. We discuss “the early years”, contemporary art, manifesting...

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Increasing Contrast - 95

How do you increase the contrast of your paintings? Colin talks you through the basics of achieving this across your...

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Your Mind's Eye - 93

This week we talk about how important keeping your reference picture close to your painting is. Colin talks about how...

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Preventing Smudging - 92

This week Colin discusses how you can accidentally end up smudging your work and how to prevent this from happening....

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Practice Pieces - 88

This week Colin discusses when you make a mistake, not only how to rescue the picture but also to look at it in a...

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Tones in Landscapes - 85

This week, we discuss using warmer and cooler tones in landscape pictures. Colin discusses tackling Shiny Coats in...

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Live from Westminster - 84

We record live from Westminster, London to answer more of your questions and make some special announcements. Colin...

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No Looking Back - 82

It’s story time this week on Colin Bradley Art Cast. We ask Colin at which point did he switch from doing art as a...

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