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Chameleon Pens Seahorse Design



Learn how to use your Chameleon Pens to their full potential and achieve incredible shading with our step-by-step tutorial!

Papercraft

< 1 hour

Beginner

You Will Need:

  • Chameleon Colour Tones Pens Cool 5 pack and Chameleon Colour Tops Blues 5 pack
  • Chameleon Detail pen
  • A2 top folding card base 4 1/4” x 5 1/2”
  • Tracing Paper
  • Pencil or Printer

Instructions:

  1. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Trace the image onto an A2 card blank or download from here and print.

  2. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Fuse the brush nib of the Aquamarine (BG4) pen with the Lagoon Colour Top (BG1) for 8 seconds and colour from the tip of the seaweed down towards the base using small circular motions.
    Tip: The Colour Top must be on top and held vertically for the colour mixing to occur.

  3. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Take the Aquamarine (BG4) pen and fuse the brush nib with toning medium for 10 seconds and colour the boulder from the top left corner down towards the bottom right corner using a side to side motion.

  4. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Colour the bubbles using the Sky Blue (BL3) pen, fusing the brush nib for 2 seconds and then colouring in a circle from the centre out towards the edge of the bubble.

  5. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Colour the outer edges of the seahorse by fusing the brush nib of the Deep Violet pen for 8 seconds with the Cornflower Blue (BL4) Colour Top, work from the head towards the middle, and then repeat from the tail back to the middle.

  6. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Take the Blue Violet Pen (BV4) and fuse the bullet nib with the Baby Blue (BL2) pen then colour in small circles from the tip of the nose towards the head.

  7. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Fuse the brush nib of the Sky Blue pen (BL3) for 3 seconds and colour the individual centre segments of the seahorse.

  8. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Colour the fin on the seahorse’s back with the brush nib of the Purple Grape pen (PR4) fused with the Turquoise (BG3) Colour Top for 3 seconds.

  9. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Fuse the brush nib of the Purple Grape ((PR4) for 4 seconds and colour the remaining areas on the head.

  10. Chameleon Sea Horse

    Hand-draw a broken line edge around the card using the 6mm end of the Detail Pen to finish.

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