How to Block in Colour With Mepxy Markers

Mepxy Markers are fabulous for blocking in colour quickly as a base for colour pencil drawings

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How to Block in Colour With Mepxy Markers
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This is the set I used plus black.

This is the set I used plus black.

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Canson's bleed proof paper.

Canson's bleed proof paper.

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Sketch out your picture.

Sketch out your picture.

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Then start blocking in your colour. I start with the lightest first and build up in layers. This is N51 Cloud cream.

Then start blocking in your colour. I start with the lightest first and build up in layers. This is N51 Cloud cream.

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Adding shadows as layers still using N51.

Adding shadows as layers still using N51.

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I then came in with R00 Sun Kiss for some pinker tones

I then came in with R00 Sun Kiss for some pinker tones

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And N01 Wood Ash. Still building up the shadows.

And N01 Wood Ash. Still building up the shadows.

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The eyes I chose G02 Pale Green and C02 light cyan, L03 Yellow Green, N03 Fall Leaf.

The eyes I chose G02 Pale Green and C02 light cyan, L03 Yellow Green, N03 Fall Leaf.

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With W37 Chocolate I started drawing in some of the dark lines

With W37 Chocolate I started drawing in some of the dark lines

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Then onto the hair.start with the lightest areas then build up to the darkest.

Then onto the hair.start with the lightest areas then build up to the darkest.

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Added black marker to the deepest shadows

Added black marker to the deepest shadows

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Ok now she is fully blocked in she is ready for some detail with pencil

Ok now she is fully blocked in she is ready for some detail with pencil

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Finished with pencil

Finished with pencil

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Here are two other drawing using Mepxy Markers.

Here are two other drawing using Mepxy Markers.

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I love how quickly you can lay on the base colours with the Mepxy Markers. They help get that depth of colour that usually takes forever with pencil.

I love how quickly you can lay on the base colours with the Mepxy Markers. They help get that depth of colour that usually takes forever with pencil.

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I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and hope I have inspired you to do some colouring with Mepxy.

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