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How to Projects

If you are in search of some inspiration, or looking for help with certain techniques, you may find the links below useful. Each "How To" Project sheet contains hints and tips on how to get the most out of your materials and advice to help you master some of the more difficult techniques.

If you can't find what you are looking for, let us and know and we'll do our best to help.

Watersoluble Media

How to use Derwent Watercolour Pencils to draw Sea Shells 

How to use Derwent Inktense Pencils to draw your Holiday Photo's

How to use Derwent Inktense Pencils to Silk Paint a beautiful Seahorse

How to use Derwent Water Soluble Sketching Pencils to produce line and wash sketches at a stroke.

Sketching Media

How to use Derwent Charcoal Pencils to produce a drawing of Migrating Birds

How to use Derwent Graphic Pencils to show there's more to a pencil than HB

How to use Derwent Graphitint Pencils to produce subtle dry tones and deep rich washes.

How to use Derwent Sketching Pencils to produce quick, bold strokes for freestyle sketches.

How to use Derwent Tinted Charcoal to produce all the drama of Charcoal but with added colour.

Colouring Media

How to use Derwent Artist pencils and enjoy the freedom of expression with the ultimate colour range.

How to use Derwent Coloursoft Pencils to produce an Evening Landscape

How to use Derwent Drawing Pencils that are perfect for Life and Nature Studies

How to use Derwent Metallic Pencils that Shimmer, Shine and Sparkle.

How to use Derwent Studio Pencils and enjoy precise, perfect colour.

Pastel Media

How to use Derwent Pastel Pencils to comine the rich, expressive beauty of the Pastel medium with the convenience and control of a pencil

How to use Derwent Pastel Blocks and enjoy bold, broad colour at a stroke

How to Draw Manga Style

How to Draw Chibi Manga Style Charcaters.  

Chibi is a Japanese word meaning “short person” or “small child.” Super deformed or SD is a specific style of Japanese caricature where characters are drawn in an exaggerated way, typically small and chubby, with stubby limbs and oversized heads, to make them resemble small children. The most important thing about Chibi Manga characters is that they are all about fun, and they’re just as fun to draw! Click on the link above to learn how. Please note larger file size, so may take a little longer to download

How to Draw Gothic Manga Style Characters, Gothic Manga Style Accessories and Clothing

Learn how to apply methods and styles common in Gothic Manga illustrations to draw Gothic Manga Fashion, Gothic Manga Make Up, Gothic Manga Accessories and Gotihc Manga Characters, that are ready to leap off the page. Please note larger file size, so may take a little longer to download

How to Draw Manga Style Eyes, Hair and Manga Characters

Want to create your own Manga style characters, or perfect those Manga eyes and hair ? By applying methods and styles common in Manga illustration, which are detailed in this "How to" project, you can soon be drawing fun and exciting Manga-style characters that are just like the originals. Please note larger file size, so may take a little longer to download