Bird Art

Bird Art Author Alan Woollett
ISBN-10 1782212965
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 144
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Few creatures symbolize the beauty of the natural world better than birds, while their delicacy, poise and power combine to create irresistible subject for the artist. More than a teaching guide, the book is a sumptuous well of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. Award-winning artist Alan Woollett shows you the techniques, materials and compositional skills you need to create your own stunning realistic bird artwork using graphite and colored pencils.



Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils Author Kaaren Poole
ISBN-10 9781402752636
Release 2008
Pages 144
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To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.



Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils Author Sue Vize
ISBN-10 9781785001604
Release 2016-07-31
Pages 300
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Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with colour, pencils give you absolute precision. This book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises and over 300 colour illustrations. The author explores the techniques of using graphite and coloured pencils, with practical help on lighting, posture and keeping plants fresh. There is instruction on composition, colour charts and mixing, and advice on portraying texture and hairs, and achieving bloom on fruit, with simple explanations of botany to aid the artist's understanding. Lavishly illustrated with 307 colour images.



Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780385346283
Release 2017-06-20
Pages 192
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Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture. Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists face in creating lifelike images, and will prime readers on the intricacies of color, texture, shadow, and light as they interplay with the human form. In this truly comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step demonstrations, Nickelsen considers working from photo references versus live models; provides guidance on posing and lighting, as well as planning and composing a work; discusses tools, materials, and revolutionary layering techniques; and offers lessons on capturing gesture and expression and on rendering facial and body features of people of all age groups and skin tones.



Colored Pencil Solution Book

Colored Pencil Solution Book Author Janie Gildow
ISBN-10 1581809190
Release 2006-05-29
Pages 128
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*Provides more than 70 specialized answers for common colored pencil dilemmas



Drawing Birds

Drawing  Birds Author Maury Aaseng
ISBN-10 9781600583407
Release 2013-03-15
Pages 32
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Presents instructions for drawing a variety of birds, including barred owl, great blue heron, and ruby-throated hummingbird, along with information on choosing tools and creating textures.



The Art of Botanical Bird Illustration

The Art of Botanical   Bird Illustration Author Mindy Lighthipe
ISBN-10 9781633223783
Release 2017-11
Pages 144
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The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture and render beautiful, realistic, and vibrant botanical artwork! An expert botanical artist educates you about the tools and materials traditionally used in botanical illustration, including pencils, colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, and pastels. This thorough yet easily digestible guide includes overviews of key illustration techniques and basic color theory and mixing and is loaded with exercises designed to help you learn to see shape, value, and form. By learning to understand plant life and anatomy, you can craft elegant flowers, leaves, trees, and much more in no time! To bring it all together, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration includes step-by-step demonstrations to follow along with as you practice taking sketches and transforming them into fully rendered, colorful pieces of fine art.



Birds

Birds Author Lee Hammond
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924089517803
Release 2001
Pages 80
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Includes tips and reference photos for drawing realistic beaks, wings and feet with surprising realism.



The Book of the Bird

The Book of the Bird Author Angus Hyland
ISBN-10 1780677502
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 160
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The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations, and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics. Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.



Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils

Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils Author Ann Swan
ISBN-10 0764169742
Release 2010
Pages 128
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Original title: Botanical paintings with colored pencils.



Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 9781440311550
Release 2012-04-27
Pages 128
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Master the Secret of Creating Spectacular Flowers in Colored Pencil When it comes to choosing a subject, flowers are a perennial favorite for artists because of their exciting variety and complexity of color, texture and details. It's amazing, then, that their vibrant natures can be captured so realistically with the simple and direct medium of colored pencil. The "secret" is making the most of colored pencil's distinctive translucent properties with techniques such as layering, burnishing and underpainting. Gary Greene--along with six other respected colored pencil artists--shows you how in 64 step-by-step demonstrations. Arranged from azalea to zinnia for easy reference, these demonstrations detail the methods and specific colors for creating a variety of flowers, including: anthurium • amaryllis • aster • begonia • bird of paradise • cactus flower • calla lily • camellia • carnation • chrysanthemum • cineraria • crocus • columbine • daffodil • dahlia • Easter cactus • foxglove • fuchsia • geranium • Gerbera daisy • gladiolus • hibiscus • hydrangea • hyacinth • iris • lily • lupine • magnolia • marigold • nasturtium • passion flower • peony • petunia • poinsettia • poppy • primrose • rhododendron • slipperwort • snapdragon • sunflower • trillium • tulip • water lily Complete with advice on the best tools and reference materials, this unique guide helps you capture the beauty of flowers in colored pencil.



Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Botanical Illustration for Beginners Author Meriel Thurstan
ISBN-10 9781849943079
Release 2015-04-16
Pages 300
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A unique and exciting approach to botanical illustration, this beginner guide demonstrates everything you need to know about capturing beautiful botanical specimens on paper. Each exercise guides the reader through a different aspect of botanical illustration, breaking the whole process down into simple, easy-to-follow stages. Whether you are a beginner looking for advice on composition and how to plot out your initial drawings, an experienced artist looking to develop your skills at colour mixing and working with unusual colours, or an old hand looking to capture more challenging and complex textures and shapes, there is something for botanical artists of all levels. Acclaimed artists Rosie Martin and Meriel Thurstan ran the popular botanical painting course at the Eden Project and have filled this fantastically illustrated guide with practical and inspirational worksheets, colour swatches, sketches and stunning finished paintings.



Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression Author Marjolein Kruijt
ISBN-10 178221321X
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 144
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A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions for using charcoal, inks, watercolors, oil paints and pastels, this book is a must for all animal lovers.



Drawing and Painting Birds Marine Creatures and Insects

Drawing and Painting Birds  Marine Creatures and Insects Author Jonathan Truss
ISBN-10 1780192088
Release 2012
Pages 128
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Create beautiful studies of a variety of subjects in a range of media, and learn techniques for drawing feathers, scales and shells. With step-by-step tutorials and galleries of art, this is an essential guide for the amateur or professional artist.



Rosie Sanders Flowers

Rosie Sanders  Flowers Author Rosie Sanders
ISBN-10 1849943974
Release 2016-11-10
Pages 160
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Flowers by Rosie Sanders is a large-format book that showcases over 80 of her finest flower paintings in exquisite detail. Often compared to the artist Georgia O'Keeffe, Rosie Sanders's botanical paintings lie at the extreme end of botanical art – they exude dynamism and sensuality in every brushstroke and their richness of colour sets her apart from her contemporaries. In this beautifully illustrated book, Rosie exhibits a selection of flowers, from tulips to orchids, roses to irises, anemones to amaryllis, and illuminates them with fascinating and skillful uses of perspective and light. This large-format book showcases her finest paintings in exquisite detail and they are accompanied by excellent and accessible scientific commentary. Also included is an introduction by renowned Swiss botanist Dr. Andreas Honegger. This book is perfect for artists want to get a closer look at a master's brushstrokes, textures and colour in paintings, or readers who are interested in contemporary botanical art. Chapters include: 1. Diversity in the Garden 2. Dark Flowers: the Magic of Night 3. A Fascination of Orchids 4. Lilies in Spring 5. Varieties of Belladonna 6. In Search of the Black Iris.



Cp Cats

Cp Cats Author Gemma Gylling
ISBN-10 1506188184
Release 2015-02-20
Pages 122
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Any level of artist can benefit from CP Cats - even newbies. Gemma Gylling is just that good at teaching! CP Cats book is full of detail, detail and more detail; not just showing you...but teaching you how to draw every imaginable kind of fur, eyes, ears, muzzles, paws and whiskers. LEARN 11 different kinds of strokes with examples for each plus how and where to use them. TRAIN your eye to see and recreate the direction of fur and which stroke to use. PRACTICE and perfect the art of drawing expressive cat eyes. CREATE beautiful blended backgrounds for your cats paintings with confidence and skill. Every step in this thorough book is accompanied by large, beautiful drawings and easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction. CP Cats is a detailed, generous book that's destined to soon become used, worn and well-loved. You'll be creating award-winning drawings of your favorite felines in no time! 16 mini-demos and 4 full step-by-step lessons. 180+ images.



Draw Realistic Animals

Draw Realistic Animals Author Robert Louis Caldwell
ISBN-10 9781440329371
Release 2014-05-28
Pages 128
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Draw Stunning, Soulful Animals Beginning and experienced artists alike will delight in these lessons from accomplished wildlife artist Robert Louis Caldwell, as he shares the techniques behind his finely detailed pencil drawings. A book for those who prefer to learn by doing, Draw Realistic Animals features 14 step-by-step demonstrations with subjects ranging from domestic pets to birds, reptiles, big cats, and elephants. In-depth instruction shows how to develop a composition, build movement into the drawing, where to push the darks, and tips for lifting key highlights and teasing out finishing details to bring animals to life in graphite. 14 demonstrations tackle a variety of subjects and backgrounds, with specific focus on techniques for drawing fur, scales, feathers, and more Hands-on lessons clarify the basic concepts of drawing: value, shape, form, lighting, and composition Includes expert advice on using reference photos to create strong, orignial compositions There are no "tricks." It's simply a matter of seeing the subject in terms of basic shapes, then using value shifts to build layers and create volume. From these humble beginnings, you'll learn how to evoke that essential spark that elevates shades of gray graphite to living, breathing wildlife art.