Synopses & Reviews
With this easy-to-use handbook, best-selling author Gary Greene provides you with instant access to his best tips, tricks and techniques for creating exceptionally realistic colored pencil artwork. Whether you're new to colored pencils or perfecting advanced techniques, you'll find the answers you need here in dozens of complete step-by-step demonstrations, including:
Simple techniques for achieving amazingly realistic compositions, including layering, burnishing and underpainting
Proven methods for working successfully with water-soluble colored pencils
A full range of inspiring subject matter, from flowers and animals to landscapes and still-life compositions
Tips for solving common problems, fixing mistakes and taking sharp, clear reference photos
Expert guidance in choosing the right materials and colors, including complete color charts from all the major manufacturers
It's all here in the The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil - the solutions and secrets you need for your own colored pencil success
This book provides all the information you need to experience success with both traditional and watercolor pencils. You will enjoy basic techniques, easy solutions to common problems, tips to finding the right tools, guidance for taking excellent reference photography and much more. Discover over 40 of Gary Greeneas easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations on a variety of popular subjects.
The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil features everything for success with traditional and watercolor pencils--basic techniques, easy solutions to common problems, tips to finding the right tools, guidance for taking excellent reference photography and much more. Includes over 40 of Gary Greene's easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations in a variety of popular subjects.
Includes bonus DVD: Painting a rose with Gary Greene.