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Creating Textures In Colored Pencil

Author : Gary Greene
ISBN : 1440308500
Genre : Art
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Why limit yourself to colored pencil drawings? With the simple techniques illustrated inside, you can create colored pencil paintings rich with lifelike textures. It's easy! Just follow these step-by-step demonstrations to achieve the subtle contours of a rose, a rough orange rind, weathered wood, shiny metal, a child's soft skin, and more than 50 other textures that will add exciting new dimensions to your work!
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101 Textures In Colored Pencil

Author : Denise J. Howard
ISBN : 9781633226548
Genre : Art
File Size : 64.71 MB
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Get a feel for your art—literally! 101 Textures in Colored Pencil teaches you every technique you’ll need to give your colored-pencil drawings realistic, palpable texture. There has never been a better opportunity to master textures. Knowing how to make your surfaces and textures look real is one of the most challenging aspects of creating art in colored pencil, even for experienced artists. 101 Textures in Colored Pencil provides artists with step-by-step instructions for drawing a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more. To get you started, this comprehensive guide opens with a review of tools and materials as well as basic skills, such as strokes, effects, and color mixing. Each page of instruction is a comprehensive resource on how to create a specific texture, complete with two to three easy-to-follow steps and a final, detailed image of the finished artwork. Plus, the book is organized into sections based on subject matter, so you can easily find the specific texture you're looking for. An artist's gallery in the back of the book provides examples of the textures in completed works of art. Just a sample of the textures you will learn to render: People: smooth skin; aged skin; straight, curly, and wavy hair; lips Animals & Insects: smooth, curly, and course canine fur; elephant skin; feather; fish scales Fabrics & Textiles: burlap, tweed, silk, velvet, leather, lace, sequins Glass, Stone, Ceramics, Wood & Metal: porcelain, polished silver, hammered brass, peeling paint Food & Beverage: red wine, cut citrus fruit, coconut, peach, dark chocolate Nature: smooth and rough bark, moss, river pebbles, still and rippled lake, clouds 101 Textures in Colored Pencil includes all the textures you need to create realistic masterpieces in colored pencil.
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Texture In Colored Pencil

Author : Ann Kullberg
ISBN : 1440348766
Genre : ART
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Teaches techniques and provides instructions for drawing over thirty-five subjects with colored pencils, including both interior and exterior scenes. --Publisher.
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The Colored Pencil Manual

Author : Veronica Winters
ISBN : 9780486833309
Genre : Art
File Size : 41.30 MB
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Experienced artists looking to master a new medium will relish this comprehensive guide to using colored pencils by the author of How to Color Like an Artist. Step-by-step demonstrations with photos and directions explain shading, blending, color theory, more.
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Landscapes In Colored Pencil

Author : Eileen Sorg
ISBN : 9781600582806
Genre : Art
File Size : 61.97 MB
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Demonstrates how to create landscape drawings step-by-step using colored pencils, including such techniques as rendering shadows, creating textures, and expressing time of day in the work.
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Colour Pencil Drawing

Author : Kendra Ferreira
ISBN : 1784945307
Genre : Art
File Size : 81.65 MB
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Learn how to draw with colored pencils by following this easy and accessible guide, in which award-winning artist Kendra Ferreira demonstrates the creative potential of an exciting and highly versatile artistic medium. Colored pencils combine the expressiveness of painting with the control of drawing. They allow for really rich and luminous color, with finished drawings being so detailed and pigmented that they resemble paintings. With 10 step-by-step tutorials, Kendra helps beginners learn: the fundamentals of drawing and colored-pencil techniques. tutorials covering a range of subject matter, including still lifes, portraits, clouds and landscapes. advice on tools, materials and techniques, plenty of tips throughout and ideas on how to take each tutorial a step further. special features on drawing skies, adding figures to a scene and how to create colorful greys and shadows. Skills developed include: making marks, sketching and composition, creating tone, light and shade, mixing colors, layering, optical mixing, burnishing, underpainting, creating texture and using solvents for painterly effects.
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Character Costume Figure Drawing

Author : Tan Huaixiang
ISBN : 9781136081262
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 46.49 MB
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Character Costume Figure Drawing will develop your drawing skills to improve your renderings. Not only is this book gorgeous and inspirational, but these comprehensive visual images carefully illustrate--step-by-step--how to successfully render dynamic characters with personality and life. This book presents drawing instruction with detailed breakdowns of various types of characters. Maternal? Elderly? Sassy? Sexy? It all startws with body proportion, bone structure, body masses, facial expressions, and the hands and feet. Hats, props, fabrics, and choice of medium are all thoroughly covered to ensure the ability to develop convincing lifelike characters. * Includes unique three-step drawing guides that develop the sketch from stick figure to full-blown character * Detailed examples of how to draw faces, hands, and feet * Learn to draw realistic fabrics in a multitued of colors and textures * NEW: Learn to draw your character based on the time period they are from * NEW: Learn to draw children and music/dance characters
Category: Performing Arts

The New Colored Pencil

Author : Kristy Ann Kutch
ISBN : 9780770434472
Genre : Art
File Size : 55.23 MB
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Learn to draw and paint using colored pencils in The New Colored Pencil: a how-to guide for creating vibrant, textured, and easy art illustrations by best-selling author and teacher Kristy Kutch Master the Latest Breakthroughs in Colored Pencil Art If you want to create colorful, radiant works of art, colored pencil and related color media (pastels, watercolor pencils, and so on) provide you with limitless options for adding vibrancy to your creations. In The New Colored Pencil, artist and instructor Kristy Ann Kutch guides you through the latest developments in color drawing media with examples of and recommendations for the newest pencil brands, drawing surfaces, and groundbreaking techniques (including using the Grid Method, grating pigments, blending with heat, and more). Supported by step-by-step demonstrations and showcasing inspiring art from some of today’s best colored pencil artists, The New Colored Pencil shows you how to use color theory to your advantage, combine color media, create and enhance textures, and experiment with surfaces to create interesting effects. Whether you use traditional, wax-based, or watercolor colored pencils, The New Colored Pencil will take your art to the next level.
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How To Draw Animals

Author : Jasmina Susak
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Genre : Art
File Size : 33.42 MB
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This book will take you through the process of drawing beautiful animals with colored pencils. You’ll learn how to create the main lines of your picture with an easy to use grid method for breaking down each section of a reference picture into smaller, manageable pieces. This book contains nine unique drawing tutorials. Every tutorial consists of 6-20 illustrations with short explanations for each step based on the author's personal experience. Since the author is a self-taught artist, the material is presented clearly with friendly instructions that everyone can follow, instead of like the stuff found in educational materials or many other how-to-draw books. The book is written and illustrated by a recognized fine artist, whose unique drawings are popular around the world. This book also covers techniques for creating textures like fur, skin, shinny plastic or metal, and water or glass that are traditionally difficult to make appear realistic. You’ll learn tips for blending colors and creating subtle gradients in your drawings. You’ll also learn the pros and cons of using colorless wax blenders and in what situations they are best used. This book can be a perfect gift for animal lovers particularly children, since the book contains more than 150 images. This book is a great choice for anyone who appreciates visual art, whether you want to create it yourself and learn through close observation, or just peek behind the curtain to see how such work is done. Enjoy learning!
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How To Draw Pets

Author : Jasmina Susak
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Genre : Art
File Size : 30.75 MB
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This book will take you through the process of drawing beautiful animals with colored pencils. You’ll learn how to create the main lines of your picture with an easy to use grid method for breaking down each section of a reference picture into smaller, manageable pieces. Every tutorial consists illustrations with short explanations for each step based on the author's personal experience. Since the author is a self-taught artist, the material is presented clearly with friendly instructions that everyone can follow, instead of like the stuff found in educational materials or many other how-to-draw books. The book is written and illustrated by a recognized fine artist, whose unique drawings are popular around the world. This book also covers techniques for creating textures like fur, skin, that are traditionally difficult to make appear realistic. You’ll learn tips for blending colors and creating subtle gradients in your drawings. You’ll also learn the pros and cons of using colorless wax blenders and in what situations they are best used. This book can be a perfect gift for animal lovers particularly children, since the book contains more than 150 images. This book is a great choice for anyone who appreciates visual art, whether you want to create it yourself and learn through close observation, or just peek behind the curtain to see how such work is done. Enjoy learning!
Category: Art

Painting With Water Soluble Colored Pencils

Author : Gary Greene
ISBN : 1581802951
Genre : Art
File Size : 31.39 MB
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As a teacher of colored pencil workshops, Gary Greene sees his students buying watercolor pencils "by the truckload." Problem is, they haven't known what to do with them--until now. in this much-requested book, Greene shows artists how to achieve a variety of different effects in this fascinating medium. From loose, watercolor-like washes to precise airbrush looks, the author, along with six guest artists, shows readers how to master the medium in 18 complete painting demonstrations. Gary Greene is a professional graphic artist and photographer as well as a successful colored pencil artist whose work has been featured in American Artist and The Artist's Magazine. Greene is also the author of North Light's Creating Textures in Colored Pencil and Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil. He lives in Woodinville, Washington.
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How To Color Like An Artist

Author : Veronica Winters
ISBN : 9780486813677
Genre : Art
File Size : 34.79 MB
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Simple, step-by-step instructions for using colored pencils include eight plates from Dover's Creative Haven® series for practice. Full-color photographs illustrate such methods as creating texture, layering, and blending colors.
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Painting Light With Colored Pencil

Author : Cecile Baird
ISBN : 1600611672
Genre : Art
File Size : 52.94 MB
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Give your colored pencil paintings that extra glow! Capture the qualities and textures of light! Create the light-filled quality of oil painting with the ease of colored pencils—one of the safest, most convenient and easy-to-use mediums available to artists today. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced artist, your colored pencil paintings will take on new life with the guidance of author Cecile Baird. Using her simple burnishing technique, Baird will show you how to transform an ordinary colored pencil painting into a light-filled masterpiece. Capturing light is one of painting's most common quests—no matter what your medium of choice is. Cecile Baird, a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, provides 20 easy step-by-step demonstrations that show you how to create beautiful luminescent paintings with colored pencil on a wide variety of subjects, such as fruit, flowers, water, light, and glass. Put your skills to work in two extended demonstrations that lead you through the painting process from start to finish to create your own refined, detailed paintings. Start creating your own realistic, light-filled paintings using colored pencils today!
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The Encyclopedia Of Colored Pencil Techniques

Author : Frances Judy Martin
ISBN : UOM:39015029459701
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Demonstrates basic techniques from blending and erasure to stenciling and stippling, and provides examples of landscapes, still lifes, and portraits
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Character Costume Figure Drawing

Author : Huaixiang Tan
ISBN : 9780240805344
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 89.7 MB
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Comprehensive visual images carefully illustrate how to render dynamic characters with personality, covering clothes, hats, props, fabrics and choice of medium for those who want to draw characters in preparing for costume design, in a new edition that covers historical periods and children and music/dance characters. Original.
Category: Performing Arts

Portfolio Beginning Colored Pencil

Author : Eileen Sorg
ISBN : 9781633223547
Genre : Art
File Size : 85.29 MB
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What medium is as immediately relatable as the colored pencil? Vibrant, versatile, and familiar, the simple colored pencil is the proverbial first step on your journey of 1,000 miles on the road to becoming an artist. Beginning Colored Pencil is an inviting and approachable guide loaded with everything an aspiring artist needs to know about colored pencil, including tools, materials, composition, and color theory. Walter Foster’s Portfolio series takes a technique-driven approach, emphasizing topics like blending, shading, and creating form and texture to provide a well-rounded approach that allows readers to master key concepts. We present step-by-step demonstrations with a fresh, contemporary design to keep lessons vibrant, so you can practice your fresh, new skills. Get in touch with your inner creativity, and dive into colored pencils today!
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Modern Colored Pencil

Author : Chelsea Ward
ISBN : 9781633228146
Genre : Art
File Size : 48.18 MB
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Learn to use colored pencils and watercolor pencils to create vibrant, exciting works of art! Modern Colored Pencil delves into all the basic techniques and concepts required to create fresh, colorful works of colored pencil art. Talented artist Chelsea Ward takes you on a lively, easy-to-follow exploration of colored pencils in this book, which is packed with creative exercises and projects designed to show you how to work with the versatile, approachable colored pencil medium. The Modern series of books offers a fun, contemporary approach to working with traditional art media, demonstrating that with the right type of instruction, encouragement, and tips, drawing and painting success can be achieved by any artist or creative type. Modern Colored Pencil begins with a brief introduction to various tools, such as pencils (including colored pencils, graphite pencils, and watercolor pencils), papers, and other tools. This handy book also demonstrates often-complicated concepts, such as color mixing, shading, texture, and more, in an easy, approachable manner. Once you have a handle on the basics, explore how to create dynamic color palettes, use basic shapes and techniques to render a range of subjects, and create various marks and textures. From beautiful florals and nature motifs to animals and everyday items, Modern Colored Pencil provides a fresh, contemporary, and enjoyable approach to learning how to create vivid artwork in colored pencil.
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The Complete Book Of Textures For Artists

Author : Denise J. Howard
ISBN : 9781633228702
Genre : Art
File Size : 70.47 MB
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Learning to render a variety of textures is a fundamental skill for any fine artist, no matter the chosen media or subject matter. The Complete Book of Textures for Artists features more than 275 step-by-step lessons, tips, and techniques for rendering a wide range of textures in a variety of media, including graphite pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, oil, and acrylic. Whether you're an experienced artist or just starting out, The Complete Book of Textures for Artists features a wide variety of both traditional and contemporary techniques. After an introduction to the basic tools and materials, discover a variety of drawing and painting techniques, such as hatching, crosshatching, shading, blending, layering, burnishing, and more. Organized into sections based on subject matter and media, each page features easy-to-follow steps demonstrating how to create each specific texture. Not only will you learn a variety of techniques, but you’ll also discover new ideas and inspiration for using the techniques in your own projects. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and plenty of helpful artist tips, The Complete Book of Textures for Artists is the perfect resource for beginning and established artists who are ready to master the intricacies of rendering realistic texture in their artwork.
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Artist S Photo Reference Buildings And Barns

Author : Gary Greene
ISBN : PSU:000044600518
Genre : Art
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Every artist faces the difficulty of finding and taking good reference photos. In this book, photographer and artist Gary Greene captures an incredible range of architectural subjects, enabling artists to incorporate them into their own work while saving time and money. A variety of homes, store fronts, railroad stations, barns, school houses, sheds, churches, bridges, towers, and gazebos are included--with hundreds of detailed photos that capture the spirit and character of these subjects, ranging from weathered and rustic to unusual and charming. Six step-by-step demonstrations show artists how to incorporate the featured reference photos into their own work. Each demo focuses on a different medium, including oil, pastel, colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media. * Perfect for artists of any skill level or medium * Puts a world of architecture right at artists' fingertips. * Includes 400+ high-quality, color-saturated reference photos Gary Greene is a professional graphic artist, photographer and award-winning colored pencil artist. His work has been featured in The Artist's Magazine and American Artist. He is the author of Painting with Water-Soluble Colored Pencils, Creating Textures in Colored Pencil, Creating Flowers in Colored Pencil plus two other titles in the Artist's Photo Reference series: Flowers and Landscapes.
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Drawing Colored Pencil Basics

Author : Cynthia Knox
ISBN : 9781633228443
Genre : Art
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Discover the secrets to creating beautiful, realistic colored pencil drawings with Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics. Whether you’re a novice or an accomplished artist just getting started with colored pencil, Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics provides you with the instruction and inspiration you need to master this versatile medium. By starting with the necessary supplies and basic techniques, this colorful, comprehensive guidebook gives you a solid foundation so you can work through each stunning project with ease and joy. Award-winning artist Cynthia Knox first teaches the fundamentals: tools and materials, colored pencil techniques, color basics, the basic shapes drawing method, the grid method, using photo references, and more. She explores blending, burnishing, and layering colors, plus a range of styles and techniques for creating your own works of art in colored pencil. After learning the basics of drawing in colored pencil, move on to the step-by-step lessons, which demonstrate how to draw strikingly realistic still life and animals. Each drawing project focuses on a specific technique. Included drawing projects are a fall leaf, a colorful cupcake, a butterfly on a flower, a pony, a bowl of cherries, and a puppy—all in gorgeous, realistic detail. A reference photograph is used for each project, so you can learn how to transform your everyday photographs into beautiful pieces of art with only paper and colored pencil. Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers easy-to-follow guides that introduce artists to basic tools and materials and include simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics allows artists to develop drawing skills by demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and coloring techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for realistic colored pencil drawings.
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