The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil

The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil

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Baker & Taylor
Describes the properties of colored pencils, shows different ways to use them, and offers advice on color mixing, layering, burnishing, underpainting, and combining techniques.

F+W Publishing

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!

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781600613913
Characteristics: 304 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: Guide to colored pencil


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