Whether you’re new to the world of adult coloring or a seasoned expert, there are a several sources of information available to assist you with enhancing your coloring experience.

Below, we’ve listed our Top 10 Adult Coloring Technique videos from YouTube to help you get started or continue your coloring journey.

1.     12 Blending Tips for Colored Pencils

Cher Kaufmann, international artist and author, shares 12 different ways to do basic blending for colored pencils. Topics include single pencil- two pencil- three pencil blending, several different blending tools, Vaseline, Gamsol and gel pens. A bonus sample at the end features an image from The Ancient Alchemy coloring book and how to apply blending to a coloring page from her coloring book. This video is perfect for those interested in expanding knowledge of basic techniques https://youtu.be/luC6GMVBlbw

2.     Best Way To Blend Colored Pencils!!

How to blend and shade color pencil with odorless paint thinner! https://youtu.be/qQreug-yOkw


3.     Coloring Tutorial: Using Light and Choosing Colors for Dynamic Results!

A two-stage tutorial discussing different ways to color with colored pencils and a coloring demonstration using Kerby Rosanes’ book Animorphia and CHEAP student grade pencils to show you that you can get great results with coloring even if you are on a budget.  https://youtu.be/siRWpP5u8gk





4.     STARRY NIGHT | Romantic Country The Second Tale | Coloring with Colored Pencils


5.     Coloring Book Tutorial… How to Color Amazing Leaves

Tired of those flat colored pages and puzzled about how other colorists achieve their amazing looking pictures? Using Johanna Basford’s ‘Enchanted Forest’ coloring book I show you how to easily shade and blend colors to create dynamic looking leaves that will add another dimension to your coloring work. https://youtu.be/knk5G95oOYw

6.     Coloring Tutorial: How to Color a Black Background

How do I color a black ground? This is a question I’m often asked. So, I thought I’d rise to the challenge and start experimenting with ways to create a near seamless smooth black background that can be applied to coloring books. After a lot of trial and error I came up with this way which I think will suit most good quality paper types AND be easily achievable for most colorists of any skill level. https://youtu.be/Swx5TPkXKRA

7.     Adult Coloring Book Techniques!!!

This is not a full coloring tutorial……it is a sampling of some of the things I use while working in my stained glass coloring book, just to help shed a little insight on things that can be used while working with this type of paper!!! https://youtu.be/fwhaYnQ0Z28

8.     Adult Coloring Books….Tips and Tricks


9.     Coloring 101….My Collection & What I Use

All about coloring! My collection and what I use! https://youtu.be/USQXS-E_JO8

10.     Easy Blending Tutorial // Tropical World // Adult Coloring Book


We hope you enjoy our selection of adult coloring technique videos.

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Happy coloring!

The Creative Team at Creative Life Studio