Well I gave it a shot with the new pencils and it worked! I started off by coloring my image with a few colors of green. I didn't really take much time, just scribbled in the general area I wanted the colors to be.
I then wet a pointy q-tip with the baby oil
and began blending. Basically just rubbing the colors together.
and what do you know....it turned out great!
The smaller pear is on Georgia Pacific cardstock and the larger pear is on Cougar cardstock. I've never used the Cougar cs before but WOW, it's great stuff. I'll be able to tell you more about that soon.
So I can now say that I have tried the baby oil trick and it works great :)