If you want to improve your coloring pages one of the key techniques you can try to master is shading gradients. If you are looking for a step by step introduction to coloring basic gradients then look no further!
Follow the graphic below for a lesson on shading with colored gradients using Prismacolor pencils. In this step by step guide we show you how to create a realistic shine effect using only three colors and a colorless blender.
Take Your Shading Further
You can use the shading gradients coloring technique to create realistic skies, tropical waters in deep ocean coloring pages or metal effects.
For best results try and use premium art quality coloring pencils (I used Prismacolor Premier pencils in this guide) and good quality paper.
If you are still hungry for more tips then take a look at our detailed guide on How to Color with Colored Pencils
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