Sketching with Pencils

Sketching with Pencils

By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

In this short beginner video, Painter Master Cher Pendarvis will show you how to sketch with pencils in Painter Essentials 5.

You will learn:

  • Where to find pencils, pens, and markers in the Painter Essentials interface
  • How to create custom palettes for an easy workflow
  • How to use the different pencil media types, like mechanical pencil, cover pencil, and oily variable pencil.

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Comments (2)


    wanting to buy painter essentals 5 tracing photos to sketch but i think to get it i have to buy esentuals 7 if that is the latest like the up grade but im not good on computers so how do i buy painter essental 5 i just want to draw pencil and colours in pencil sketches from free hand and photos like tracking is the essental painter number 5b old stock because it looks like just what i want or is it the number 7 now ,i cant seem to buy painter essentals number 5 so i as a dumbish computer person am haveing a hard time trying to buy your products i have a wawco sketch pad and i need to use this on it can you please addvise me on how to buy essental painter 5 or is it only just number seven thanks

    January 6, 2021 at 9:42 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Simon,

      Unfortunately we no longer sell Painter Essentials 5, as it is no longer a supported product. If you would like to take a closer look at Painter Essentials 7, we offer a free 30-day trial to help decide!



      January 9, 2021 at 11:07 pm

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