Online Drawing Three – Lesson Five

Online Drawing Three Lesson 5 is a monochrome composition in colored pencil. Monochrome is a color palette that uses variations of one color, and its complement, plus black and white.

So we will be selecting light, dark, bright, dim, warm, and cool versions of the same color – plus white.

Below is the still life I use in the demo. If you have not had a lot of experience with colored pencils you can start with just two or three objects.

Here were the objects that I considered before I chose the ones above.
Here is a blue monochrome palette. See how there are cooler blues (more purple) and warmer blues (more green) as well as lighter and darker ones, plus white.