Color Me This articles

Video - Episode 53 - Brutfuner 120 Squares Detailed Walkthrough - Storage, Barrels, Cores, Swatches, Color Combos, Tests, Projects

Publish Date: 
3/10/2024

I did some digging and found color lists for three of the four coloring projects I shared in this episode. All were colored with this lovely set of pencils.

Eye Study on kraft paper (colored along with a very old Chris Cheng tutorial)
These were the closest match to the Prismacolors Chris used:...

Video - Episode 49 - Crayola 100 + 24 Colors Of The World Skin Tones Detailed Walkthrough

Publish Date: 
2/24/2024

Colors used on the R.J. Hampson free February coloring page:

Background: BG000, N2
Globe: Sky Blue, True Blue, Blue, Tropical Rain Forest, Shamrock, White
Globe Stand: Mahogany, Light Brown, Bronze Yellos, Dark Brown, Black
Mr. Fogherty:

  • Jacket - Outer Space, Gray
  • Pants - Gray,
  • ...

Kalour 180 3.8mm Black Barrel Detailed Walkthrough - Barrels, Swatches, Color Combinations, Frogs, Coloring Page, Slideshow

Publish Date: 
1/29/2024

Here is the color list for the astronaut coloring page. Since I had not completed the page at the time of the video, I will update this list when it is finished.

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Crystals

  • 020 Sky Blue
  • 159 Light Jade Green
  • 005 Dark Purple

Color Me This Episode 35 - Pencil Worksheet That Is Great For Beginners - Getting to know how to use colored pencils

Publish Date: 
12/2/2023

Are you like me and want to share the magic of colored pencils with anyone who is willing to try them? Do the people you think would enjoy using them say they have had trouble trying them for one reason or another?

Here's a worksheet that I think will help a beginner get to know how colored pencils work, without overwhelming them.

I've tweaked this form over the first few...

Episode 28 - Marie's 168 Temu Haul - Getting The Most From Temu Coupons - Marie's 168 Oil Pencils WIP

Publish Date: 
10/23/2023

Here's a summary of how I utilize Temu coupons.

Temu advertises "sets" of coupons with a total of all discounts combined. Each set of coupons is only good for about 24 to 36 hours and you will see a countdown timer as soon as you make a qualifying purchase. Typical qualifying amounts are $29, $39 and $49. I wait until the amount is $29.

Temu will not disclose up front what the...

Video - Episode Two - Re-organizing ALL Of My Portrait Pencil Collection - Moving Them To An Open Tote!

Publish Date: 
2/2/2023

In this episode I continue on with a re-organization of my portrait pencils using Karen Hull's conversion chart. This chart is very reasonably priced considering how many hours it must have taken to complete.

I explain how I've classified the groupings in a way that makes...

Video - Color Me This Episode 1 - Channel Introduction Plus My Very First Solo Pet Portrait "Grim"

Publish Date: 
1/19/2023
Ode to Grim | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

The day has finally arrived! I have posted my first "Color Me This" video!

When I created this channel, I set a goal of having my channel introduction include a completed pet portrait that utilizes all that I have learned in the four years that I have dabbled in colored pencils.

In addition, this just happens to be my first ever dog portrait drawing! Be sure to check it out and...

Taking A Quick Break To Color - Leopard Tutorial - Seven Hours And Counting

Publish Date: 
5/20/2020
Leopard Eye Study Tutorial | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

After crafting with my mom last week I took a very short crafting break to get in some practice time using my new colored pencils. I've spent hours and hours researching relevant YouTube tutorials and have downloaded the materials for a few of them. I chose to start with the leopard eye colored pencil study by Amie Howard. The tutorial is four and a half hours long, and I put in another two...