Drawing Realistic Skin in Coloured Pencil

I have put together my tutorials on drawing skin, from my patreon, into this convenient bundle so that you can learn all of the techniques you need to draw realistic skin using coloured pencils.

You will learn how to choose the perfect colours for your skin studies, how to build up layers of shading and how to create details like wrinkles and freckles.

Course Outline

  • Choosing colours for skintones- 2 lessons Duration: 1hr 34mins
  • Drawing skin basic techniques- 1 lesson Duration: 1hr 27mins
  • Older skin study with wrinkles- Duration: 1hr
  • Skin with freckles- Duration: 1hr 20mins
  • Darker skintone study- Duration: 1hr 20mins

What Does This Course Contain?

This course contains over 6 hours of real time tutorials. For each tutorial you will get:

  • Complete real time video tutorial with clear voiceover explanation of my drawing techniques.

  • Downloads of any reference images and initial sketch outlines you need.

  • Materials list for skin studies

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Choosing Colours for Skintones
    • Picking colours for skin tones- using swatches
    • References
    • How to choose colours for skintones- using a system
    • References 2
  • 2
    How to Draw Skin- Beginner Basic Techniques
    • Practising drawing skin- getting accurate skintone colours
    • Reference
  • 3
    Older Skin Study with Wrinkles
    • Drawing older skin with wrinkles- real time tutorial
    • Reference and sketch outline
    • Materials list
  • 4
    Skin with Freckles Drawing Tutorial
    • Drawing skin with freckles- real time tutorial
    • Reference
    • Materials list
  • 5
    Darker Skin Tone Study- Drawing Tutorial
    • Drawing a darker skin tone with wrinkles- real time tutorial
    • Reference
    • Materials list


  • Kirsty Partridge

    Kirsty Partridge

    Kirsty Partridge is a self-taught artist who specializes in creating photo-realistic drawings with charcoal and colored pencil, as well as more expressive paintings with watercolor. Kirsty has over 850,000 subscribers on her art channel on YouTube, Kirsty Partridge Art and has built a 6 figure business from her art. In her videos, Kirsty teaches her drawing and painting techniques. In total, her art channel has amassed over 43 million views. However, business for Kirsty really started to boom 2 years ago when she decided to offer in depth real time art tutorials on Patreon and art courses.