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The Weekend Artist: Can Draw with Colored Pencils (Leisure Arts #22582) F+W Publications

The Weekend Artist: Can Draw with Colored Pencils (Leisure Arts #22582)

F+W Publications

Published December 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781574868395
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This book is a step-by-step guide to drawing a variety of subjects using colored pencils. It features the artwork of Anne deMille Flood, Janie Gildow, Barbara Benedetti Newton, Lee Hammond, and Cathy Johnson. This easy-to-use guide lists the basicMoreThis book is a step-by-step guide to drawing a variety of subjects using colored pencils. It features the artwork of Anne deMille Flood, Janie Gildow, Barbara Benedetti Newton, Lee Hammond, and Cathy Johnson. This easy-to-use guide lists the basic supplies and explains techniques involving shading, burnishing, layering, strokes (vertical, circular, stipple, loose scribble, linear, and crosshatch), lifting, and watercolor pencils. Sample drawings show how to shade a basic sphere, develop lights and darks, add color, and finishing details. The sample drawings are of bell peppers, shiny plums, a fuzzy peach, a daylily, a hibiscus, a flower on suedeboard, a flowering bush with watercolor, a bunny, a cockatiel, a golden retriever, a colored glass jar, glass on a colored surface, a woven basket, a copper pitcher, a womans portrait, and a babys portrait. The book also teaches how to draw facial features, a country road, a forest scene, and the woods in autumn. Stapled- 32 pages.