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Is there a specific number of color shades one needs for art?

Every brand uses a mix of different color pigments to create its pencils. You will find that the color blend for each pencil shade is slightly different when purchasing from two brands. Hence, professional artists often use two sets of color pencils to get the perfect color palette on paper.

There is no upper limit to the number of shades that you can use, and it will depend on the kind of picture being sketched.

Anna Vaughn

Anna Vaughn

Immense painting experience recommends Anna. She shaped The Little Painters, a small local painting workshop for children that invites the little ones to explore painting through simple and creative means in a safe, loving and extremely colorful environment. In her home panting studio she plays with all paint mediums but watercolor is her expertise.

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