Especially if you are used to the flowing intensity of watercolor paints or the precise control of a traditional colored pencil, this hybrid art medium can be tricky at first. The very characteristic that makes it so convenient to carry along — a pencil core that instantly melts when exposed to water — also makes it pale and prone to wash away in the middle of your sketching session.
But never fear! There are ways to ensure a soft and lovely watercolor pencil drawing… and this pencil’s softness makes it a natural for drawing small furry creatures, such as mice.
Watch the video all the way through and click the links below to print all four illustrated pdf pages before you begin to paint.
The video password is mouse