Blue Sun Video Lesson

I'm sure you're ready for some fun, coloring this super stylized sun, inspired by Egyptian Motifs! Learn a BEAUTIFUL method of coloring using yellow pen and colored pencils over white paper, leveraging the power of modular libraries to create a secret coded message in your drawing. 

Learn exactly how to create a gorgeous design using yellow and blue over white paper,
to create this ULTRA LAYERED design. 

Blue Sun Video Lesson

Learn how to create this beautiful stylized sun motif using yellow pen and colored pencils over white paper. An intermediate 55-minute video.
Delivery via email link


EU, UK or Russian Federation please visit my gumroad shop.

This lesson contains optional Closed Captions for the hearing-impaired

In this lesson you will:

  • Understand how to create a library of basic elements to form complex, layered pictures

  • Learn TWO different layouts to create a GORGEOUS stylized sun motif

  • Understand how to explore your own media to choose the right pencils and pens

  • Create a library and a secret alphabet to create picture-coded messages

  • Learn an amazing coloring technique with yellow pen and colored pencils over white paper

  • Create and color a project from beginning to end

  • And so many tips and tricks!


A solid technique showing how to color with yellow pen and colored pencils over white paper


Two different motifs using a beautiful and fun coloring technique

Believe it or not, these two tiles were created using exactly the same coloring technique:

Materials and Supplies:

  • Sakura Pigma Micron 01 (0.25mm) in Black
  • Thick black Sharpie pen
  • Regular pencil (my favorites for this project are F and 2B)
  • Thick yellow marker (any brand)
  • Colored pencils: medium yellow (light chrome yellow), light orange (cadmium orange), light brown (green gold), brown (burnt umber), white. I use polychromos and prismacolor pencils. 
  • Watercolor pencils (or traditional watercolors): dark blue (indanthrene blue) and teal blue (cobalt turquoise). My favorite brand is Faber Castell's Albrecht Durer.
  • White gel pen. I use Sakura Gelly Roll
  • Yellow, blue and gold gel pens 
  • Hot pressed Watercolor paper
  • Practice paper (journal or cardstock). 

These guidelines will works every time, however,
this is an INTERMEDIATE LESSON and is not suitable for beginners. 

This is what people said and did with this lesson: 


Related Artwork