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Colin Bradley Art Cast

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Father and Son team Colin & Steve Bradley offer Pastel & Watercolour Tips to artists via this weekly Podcast. Submit your questions and Check out Colin's Free Courses on his website: ColinBradleyArt.co.uk

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Father and Son team Colin & Steve Bradley offer Pastel & Watercolour Tips to artists via this weekly Podcast. Submit your questions and Check out Colin's Free Courses on his website: ColinBradleyArt.co.uk

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informative and relaxing

By Jen8786 - Sep 24 2015
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The back and forth interview style between father and son is great to listen to. Colin has so much to share with artists and would-be artists. This podcast is a gem of information about not only pastel pencils, but how to develop your art and stay positive and motivated. Thank you!

THE BEST!

By DianaLynn dls - Jan 27 2015
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Colin is an amazingly talented artist. He is a true blessing to the world of art! I am very grateful for this awesome podcast! Thank You Steve and Colin!

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
15
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1
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informative and relaxing

By Jen8786 - Sep 24 2015
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The back and forth interview style between father and son is great to listen to. Colin has so much to share with artists and would-be artists. This podcast is a gem of information about not only pastel pencils, but how to develop your art and stay positive and motivated. Thank you!

THE BEST!

By DianaLynn dls - Jan 27 2015
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Colin is an amazingly talented artist. He is a true blessing to the world of art! I am very grateful for this awesome podcast! Thank You Steve and Colin!

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Colin Bradley Art Cast

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Father and Son team Colin & Steve Bradley offer Pastel & Watercolour Tips to artists via this weekly Podcast. Submit your questions and Check out Colin's Free Courses on his website: ColinBradleyArt.co.uk

Rank #1: "Hello Colin!" - Painting Live on TV - 32

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We talk about Colin's TV appearances which include having to paint a pastel pencil picture LIVE in just 30 minutes. We also discuss "stripes" appearing on backgrounds, creating a "steel" effect and using "Velour" pastel paper.

Jul 26 2013

38mins

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Rank #2: Laying Dog - 147

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Colin discusses doing more Watercolour pencil projects and how long it took for him to become confident in using pastel pencils and picking colours for his own pictures. We also talk about a laying dog picture that Colin brought back as a new video tutorial and the secrets behind why the dog is such a popular subject.

Oct 02 2015

27mins

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Rank #3: Paper Tones - 167

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In the first podcast of the New Year we discuss using Cream and Ivory coloured pastel papers and the options you have if you can only find these tones. We discuss sand paper and also combining pan pastels with pastel pencils. For free pastel pencil art courses visit: http://www.colinbradleyart.com/

Jan 06 2017

32mins

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Rank #4: Portrait Base Colours - 131

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This week Colin gives his advice using white as a base colour including tips on how to get the white strong on the paper. We discuss when to use ivory and when to use white for skin tones.

Jun 12 2015

29mins

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Rank #5: Dramatic Landscapes - 22

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In this episode, we talk about expressing yourself through painting using your imagination. Colin talks in more depth about Watercolour and how this works beautifully with Pastel Pencils. We also answer your questions!

May 20 2013

45mins

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Rank #6: Animal Fur - 132

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Colin and Steve discuss how to draw animal fur. Colin recommends what base colours to use for different tones of fur and the techniques involved. We also discuss how you should cushion pastel paper depending on whether your using pastel pencils or soft pastels. Lastly we talk about what you could do if there is another artist out there with your name and whether you need to sign your paintings slightly differently.

Jun 19 2015

34mins

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Rank #7: World of Miniatures - 21

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In this episode, we discuss how to draw miniature paintings in both Pastel Pencil and Watercolour. Colin shares his love of A.R.Quiton's work and how it's inspired him to paint a new Watercolour/Pastel Pencil Picture. We take your questions including whether it's actually practical to paint on location...

May 13 2013

34mins

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Rank #8: 3 Shades of Fur - 69

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This week we help send you to sleep with more pastel pencil tips and advice. Colin offers up his advice for drawing a Jack Russell picture whilst explaining different shades of fur - light, medium and dark. We talk about scaling up your pictures on a computer and then transferring these to paper. We also talk about fixing mixed media pictures.

Apr 11 2014

33mins

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Rank #9: Choppy Seas - 68

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This week we talk about what pencil to use for your outline drawings. We also discuss the many options for transferring images onto Pastel Paper. We talk about drawing choppy seas with pastel pencils and a new rainbow picture coming in the future. We also discuss what materials you need before you start Colin's online courses.

Apr 04 2014

36mins

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Rank #10: Blending Methods - 41

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In this episode we discuss the difference between blending tools such as a colour shaper, paper blender and even your finger! Colin answers your questions including why you shouldn't apply black straight to paper, how to make a flesh colour in watercolour and the difference with Canson paper with "bubbles" rather than the "tooth" of Ingres paper.

Sep 27 2013

22mins

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Rank #11: Simple Backgrounds - 112

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Colin discusses various backgrounds that you can apply to animal pictures and how to stop them looking like they’re ‘floating’. We discuss restricting tones from being too rich to achieve a more realistic colour. Colin talks about using grey as a base colour and as a cushion for stronger colours.

Feb 06 2015

35mins

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Rank #12: Increasing Contrast - 95

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How do you increase the contrast of your paintings? Colin talks you through the basics of achieving this across your paintings. Do you need to do a drawing course before you start using Pastel Pencils? We discuss this and more on this week’s show.

Oct 10 2014

27mins

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Rank #13: Tracedown, Colourfix & Mousy Hair - 46

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In this episode, we talk about using ColourFix, sourcing TraceDown and using Pastel Dust like a palette for mixing colours. Colin talks about tackling “mousy” coloured hair and we reveal some exciting news on our competition.

Nov 01 2013

29mins

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Rank #14: Paper Sparkle - 27

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In this episode, we discuss exhibiting your own work & Colin answers your questions including: how many Pitt Pastel Pencils do you need and how to overcome Paper "Sparkle"...

Jun 24 2013

35mins

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Rank #15: Becoming an Art Tutor

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We discuss a bit about the early stages of Colin's career and which areas he found most enjoyable. He wasn't expecting to enjoy teaching as much as he did so find out what it was like to discover his passion for sharing his knowledge. How did the "job" affect his passion for art? Colin talks about the tough parts to the job and whether that changed his love for drawing and painting. We also touch upon getting back into Watercolour after years off working with Pastel Pencils. We have lots more projects coming soon to the website, get access here! http://www.colinbradleyart.com/home/join

Jun 10 2019

37mins

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Rank #16: Using Highlights for Impressionism - 127

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This week we discuss using highlights and shadows to create the impression especially for fine detail in artwork. We also discuss what to do if you’re half way through a painting and are unhappy with the work in progress. Lastly, we touch on the subject of tracing and whether it’s classed as “cheating” or whether there’s a lot to be learned from doing it.

May 15 2015

30mins

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Rank #17: Key to Drawing Eyes - 108

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This week Colin offers his advice for drawing light and dark fur on a Tabby Cat. He also describes how best to draws and where to start. We also discuss filling the tooth of the pastel paper and what effect this has on your pictures. Lastly Colin describes using your artistic license when approaching Animal paintings.

Jan 09 2015

32mins

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Rank #18: Warmer or Cooler Colours - 57

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This week we take some more questions including what subjects are best to start off with and why picking a harder subject isn’t always a bad idea. We talk about identifying whether photos are “Warmer” or “Cooler” and then choosing the right colours for each. We talk about the differences between Medium and Soft Pastel Pencils.

Jan 17 2014

29mins

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Rank #19: Fixing and Framing - 158

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In this podcast we discuss how to protect your artwork if you are going to be framing it. We also talk about some new pictures coming up, what pencils to use for sketching your outlines and whether you can use pastel pencils on canvas on top of oil and acrylic!

Sep 02 2016

26mins

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Rank #20: Cushion Colours - 42

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In this episode Colin discusses when it is a good idea to put a base colour down to cushion the darker colour on top and to almost think of it as a "palette" as with Watercolour. Colin also talks masking tape and can you combine Polychromos Pencils with Pastel Pencils?

Oct 03 2013

32mins

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