Creative Colouring Course Modules

Creative Colouring Course consists of twelve, packed artistic training modules, delivered instantly to your computer, tablet device or Smart Phone through professional video tuition.

Each module in the course has been carefully crafted to give you an extraordinary arsenal of drawing and colouring techniques you can apply immediately to make your images dazzle. And don’t worry if you’re not naturally ‘artistic’ because we start with the very basics before leading you gently up to more advanced techniques.

Importantly, you can pause and rewind each lesson and watch them as many times as you like until you’ve mastered each technique. You have lifetime access. It’s the equivalent of working alongside an experienced instructor and being able to tap into their knowledge, 24/7.

Click on the headings below for an overview of what you’ll discover from each of our 12 extensive core training modules:

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Module One: Introduction & Equipment

Module Overview

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to the Creative Colouring Course
  • Meet Janet Stephenson, recognized artist and tutor
  • How to get started
  • Materials & Equipment
  • Inspiration for designs
  • Ideas boards
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
module 1
Module Two: Pencil Sketching & Outlining (click to open)

Module Overview

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Inspiration and ideas
  • Observational Drawing
  • Create a viewfinder
  • Create an enlargement grid
  • Using a grid to sketch
  • Pencil to paper
  • Light rough sketch
  • Heavy pencil line sketch
  • Outlining, fine line pen work
  • Tracing an image
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!

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Module Three: Textural Pen Techniques (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to texture
  • Fine line pen techniques
  • Cross Hatching
  • Controlled Scribble
  • Pointillism
  • Vertical Scribble
  • Shading & pressure points
  • Adding depth and form
  • Textural Demonstrations
  • Combining different techniques
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
module 3
Module Four: Colour (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to colour
  • Colour theory
  • Primary colours
  • Secondary colours
  • Tertiary colours
  • Contrasting colours
  • Complementary colours
  • Colour temperature
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Colour groups & families
  • Colour observation
  • Alternative & abstract colour
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
module 4
Module Five: Coloured Pencil Crayons (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to pencil crayons
  • Shading dark to light
  • Applying pressure
  • Colouring techniques
  • Blending colors through shading
  • Overlap and build new colours
  • Shading in colour groups
  • Create shadow through colour
  • Create shape through colour blending
  • Coloured pencil shading demonstrations
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
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Module Six: Watercolour Pencil Crayons (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to watercolour crayons
  • How to use watercolour crayons
  • Shading with softer crayons
  • Pressure and depth of color
  • Combing color quantity
  • Creating backgrounds
  • Filling empty space
  • Adding water
  • Paint brushes
  • Brush control
  • Painting techniques
  • Blending colours
  • Colour contrast
  • Painting demonstrations
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!

Sample Screenshots

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Module Seven: Pattern, Collage and Composition (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to composition & collage
  • Selecting intricate shapes
  • Considering arrangement and design
  • Cutting shapes, craft knife
  • Positioning shape layout
  • Vision of framework
  • Colour composition
  • Weaving collage strips
  • Collage demonstrations
  • Inspirational pattern ideas
  • Elaborate and repetitive pattern
  • Framing with continuous pattern
  • Combining pattern with photographs
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!

Sample Screenshots

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Module Eight: Abstract Pattern Techniques (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Adding shapes and textural techniques
  • Demonstration of pattern techniques
  • Positive stone pattern shapes
  • Negative stone pattern shapes
  • Shell swirl pattern technique
  • Leaf vein pattern techniques
  • Combine texture into pattern
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
module 8
Module Nine: Contemporary Abstract Designs (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Introduction to abstract
  • Inspiration and ideas boards
  • Alternative subjects
  • Using the viewfinder for selection
  • Mapping your abstract design
  • Abstract rough pencil sketch
  • Adding into a sketch or design
  • Abstract fine line pen outline
  • Working definite patterns
  • Adding deliberate shapes
  • Using spirals and circles
  • Overlapping shapes
  • Combining textural techniques
  • Choosing appropriate textures and patterns
  • Using contrasting, abstract colours
  • Watercolour painting techniques
  • Self-assessment test
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Module Ten: Doodle Designs (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Alternative doodles
  • Create your own doodles
  • Ideas for doodle-a-day
  • Doodle demonstrations
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
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Module Eleven: Alternative Ideas and Methods (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Natural form: Inspirational ideas
  • Alternative materials and fabrics
  • Adding dimension and originality
  • Additional coloring techniques
  • Creating relief blocks
  • Coloured pencil rubbings
  • Relief block demonstration
  • Abstract: inspirational ideas
  • Introducing unusual materials
  • Building structure with relief
  • Adding dimension with layering
  • Texture with pencil crayon
  • Cross hatching colour pencil
  • Combine color shading and hatching
  • Overlap, cut and stitch work
  • Self-assessment test
  • Much more!
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Module Twelve: Creating Professional Gifts and Top Tips (click to open)

Here’s what’s covered in this module:

  • Creating merchandise and gifts
  • Demo: gift tags and luggage labels
  • Demo: making bookmarks
  • Creating greetings cards
  • Alternative gifts: notelets, mugs, key rings
  • Selling your work professionally
  • Expert Top Tips
  • Professional Do’s and Don’ts
  • Fun Tricks and techniques
  • Out-takes
  • Final self-assessment test
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