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Artist's Library #43: Watercolor Pencil Step by Step
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Watercolor pencil is a fascinating medium that allows you to create colorful and realistic renderings using various techniques. And these versatile, water-soluble pencils are great for drawing as well as painting! Watercolor Pencil Step by Step introduces the fundamentals of using this medium, complete with information on supplies, color blending, and special effects. Then professional artists Pat Averill, Barbara Benedetti Newton, and Debra Kauffman Yaun guide you through 12 colorful and intriguing lessons with easy-to-follow instructions and plenty of helpful hints and useful tips. This comprehensive guide has all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the art of watercolor pencil!
The Artist's Library series offers both beginning and advanced artists opportunities to expand their creativity, conquer technical obstacles, and investigate new media.
Watercolor (or watersoluble) pencils allow artists to experience the joys of drawing and painting simultaneously! This book features three accomplished watercolor pencil artists, who guide the reader, step by step, through 12 colorful watercolor pencil demonstrations, each with helpful hints and practical tips for mastering the medium. The book also explains how to achieve a wide variety of special effects in watercolor pencil.
About the Author
Pat Averill considers herself primarily self-taught, although she has attended an array of workshops and seminars on oil, watercolor, and colored pencil. She considers the way she figuratively "inhales" the colors, values, and shapes she observes around her to be an integral part of her artistic process. To her, the creation of art is based on a combination of life experiences and the artist's reaction to the subject matter. Pat is a charter member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, and she has won numerous awards in juried international competitions for her work in colored pencil.
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