Art of Colored Pencil Drawing Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Colored Pencil
Whether you are an accomplished artist desiring to learn a new medium or a beginning artist simply wanting to play with this colorful art form,The Art of Colored Pencil Drawingfeatures all of the basic information you need to get started in this More...
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List Price: $24.95
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing, Incorporated
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Whether you are an accomplished artist desiring to learn a new medium or a beginning artist simply wanting to play with this colorful art form,The Art of Colored Pencil Drawingfeatures all of the basic information you need to get started in this versatile and approachable medium. From selecting and handling pencils and choosing paper and supports to understanding color theory, learning pencil strokes, and layering color to create depth and form,The Art of Colored Pencil Drawingis brimming with valuable instruction and helpful tips and techniques for mastering working with colored pencil. Discover uses for a variety of colored-pencil techniques, such as hatching, crosshatching, stippling, burnishing, and blending. Learn valuable tips and tricks for drawing from photographs, setting up balanced compositions, and working with light sources, as well as capturing the beauty of the natural world by creating realistic textures and expressing time of day and mood. InThe Art of Colored Pencil Drawing,artists Cynthia Knox, Eileen Sorg, and Debra Kauffman Yaun share their expertise and artistic insights for working with colored pencil to achieve lifelike results through inspiring subject matter and step-by-step demonstrations of still lifes, pets, wildlife, birds, garden and tropical flowers, landscapes, foliage, and more. In-depth, easy-to-follow instructions show aspiring artists how to develop and improve their drawing skills, guiding them from simple sketches to final flourishes. Filled with gorgeous, colorful artwork,The Art of Colored Pencil Drawingis sure to be a valuable and welcome addition to any artist’s reference library.
Cynthia Knoxis a colored pencil and graphite artist living in New York. She is self-taught with mentoring influences from Barbara Edidin, Lee Hammond, and Ann Kullberg. Her award-winning artwork has been shown in national and international juried exhibitions. She has been involved with commission work and has taught art techniques to individuals and large groups. www.cynthiaknox.com