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Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics: Learn the Secrets to This Lively Medium Through Innovative Techniques and Step-By-Step Projects (How to Draw and Paint)

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Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics contains everything aspiring artists need to learn about drawing with colored pencil. This colorful, comprehensive guidebook explores blending and layering colors, plus a range of styles and techniques for creating your own works of art in colored pencil. Step-by-step lessons demonstrate how to draw strikingly realistic animals, landscapes, still lifes, and more. Whether you’re a novice or an accomplished artist who has never experimented with colored pencil, this book will provide the instruction and inspiration you need to master this versatile medium.

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Master the art of colored pencil. Award-winning artist Cynthia Knox shares her knowledge of and passion for colored pencils in every page of this remarkable book. By starting with the necessary supplies and basic techniques, Cynthia gives you a solid base so you can work through each of her stunning projects with ease and joy. A reference photograph is used for each project, so you'll learn how to transform your everyday photographs into beautiful pieces of art with only paper and colored pencil.

About the Author

Internationally known artist Linda Lucas Hardy was named one of the "10 Artists to Watch" in 2008 by Southwest Art Magazine. Her articles and artwork have appeared in various magazines, and in 2007 she won the CIPPY Award and the EXXPY Award—the two highest awards given by the Colored Pencil Society of America. Linda has the distinction of being the only colored-pencil artist to have won both awards. She is also the only colored-pencil artist to have won the International Artists Magazine's Grand Prize Award in 2005. Her work has been shown in more than 45 national and international exhibitions.

Table of Contents

Tools & Materials

Colored Pencil Techniques

Colored Basics

Using Complementary Colors

Blending & Burnishing

Selecting Pencils

The Grid Method

Enhancing a Photo Reference

Drawing Fur

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600582738
Author:
Knox, Cynthia
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Author:
Lucas Hardy, Linda
Author:
Linda Lucas Hardy
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Subject:
Pencil
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
How to Draw and Paint
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
13.75 x 10.25 in

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Master the art of colored pencil. Award-winning artist Cynthia Knox shares her knowledge of and passion for colored pencils in every page of this remarkable book. By starting with the necessary supplies and basic techniques, Cynthia gives you a solid base so you can work through each of her stunning projects with ease and joy. A reference photograph is used for each project, so you'll learn how to transform your everyday photographs into beautiful pieces of art with only paper and colored pencil.

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