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.



Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 9781440311451
Release 2012-05-25
Pages 128
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Offers step-by-step instructions for drawing over sixty flowers with colored pencils, including hyacinths, peonies, begonias, and dahlias, and features suggestions for tools and color palettes.



Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 1581801726
Release 2001
Pages 128
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Includes step-by-step demonstrations to create paintings of 54 different flowers with colored pencil using three basic techniques: layering, burnishing, and underpainting.



Painting With Water Soluble Colored Pencils

Painting With Water Soluble Colored Pencils Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 1581802951
Release 2002-02-15
Pages 128
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As a teacher of colored pencil workshops, Gary Greene sees his students buying watercolor pencils "by the truckload." Problem is, they haven't known what to do with them--until now. in this much-requested book, Greene shows artists how to achieve a variety of different effects in this fascinating medium. From loose, watercolor-like washes to precise airbrush looks, the author, along with six guest artists, shows readers how to master the medium in 18 complete painting demonstrations. Gary Greene is a professional graphic artist and photographer as well as a successful colored pencil artist whose work has been featured in American Artist and The Artist's Magazine. Greene is also the author of North Light's Creating Textures in Colored Pencil and Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil. He lives in Woodinville, Washington.



The New Colored Pencil

The New Colored Pencil Author Kristy Ann Kutch
ISBN-10 9780770434472
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 176
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Learn to draw and paint using colored pencils in The New Colored Pencil: a how-to guide for creating vibrant, textured, and easy art illustrations by best-selling author and teacher Kristy Kutch Master the Latest Breakthroughs in Colored Pencil Art If you want to create colorful, radiant works of art, colored pencil and related color media (pastels, watercolor pencils, and so on) provide you with limitless options for adding vibrancy to your creations. In The New Colored Pencil, artist and instructor Kristy Ann Kutch guides you through the latest developments in color drawing media with examples of and recommendations for the newest pencil brands, drawing surfaces, and groundbreaking techniques (including using the Grid Method, grating pigments, blending with heat, and more). Supported by step-by-step demonstrations and showcasing inspiring art from some of today’s best colored pencil artists, The New Colored Pencil shows you how to use color theory to your advantage, combine color media, create and enhance textures, and experiment with surfaces to create interesting effects. Whether you use traditional, wax-based, or watercolor colored pencils, The New Colored Pencil will take your art to the next level.



Flowers in Colored Pencil

Flowers in Colored Pencil Author Cynthia Knox
ISBN-10 9781600582394
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 64
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An introduction to drawing flowers with colored pencils covers techniques, color theory, and basic pencil strokes and includes step-by-step instructions for depicting an assortment of flowers.



Creative Colored Pencil

Creative Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 9781440338519
Release 2016-04-13
Pages 128
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New, easy & fun colored pencil techniques! In Creative Colored Pencil, you will find secrets for amazing new and never-before-seen techniques that will turn your everyday colored pencils (both traditional wax-based and water-soluble into liquid pencils! Whether you want to learn how to color with colored pencils or want to learn how to paint exceptionally realistic colored pencil artwork, get ready to use materials you've probably never considered before--each a true innovation! A full primer on types of pencils, recommended tools and basic techniques Demonstrations for turning colored pencils into "paint" using easy-to-find materials such as rubber cement thinner, mineral spirits and rubbing alcohol 14 colored pencil projects (including full palette lists) including flowers, landscapes and animals You will discover an unlimited variety of creative possibilities, from the painterly style of acrylics and oils to the loose watercolor look of water-soluble colored pencils and everything in between. Get ready to lose yourself as you learn how to use colored pencils in ways you never thought possible.



Creating Textures in Colored Pencil

Creating Textures in Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 1440308500
Release 2011-05-10
Pages 128
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Why limit yourself to colored pencil drawings? With the simple techniques illustrated inside, you can create colored pencil paintings rich with lifelike textures. It's easy! Just follow these step-by-step demonstrations to achieve the subtle contours of a rose, a rough orange rind, weathered wood, shiny metal, a child's soft skin, and more than 50 other textures that will add exciting new dimensions to your work!



The Ultimate Guide To Colored Pencil

The Ultimate Guide To Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 1440313571
Release 2010-10-04
Pages 304
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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!



Artist s Photo Reference Reflections Textures Backgrounds

Artist s Photo Reference   Reflections  Textures   Backgrounds Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 9781440317187
Release 2004-05-05
Pages 144
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There's no better way to add interest to any piece of artwork than with reflections, textures and backgrounds. This unique photo reference helps both fine and decorative artists tackle these subjects with ease. Readers will find stunning photos of a wide variety of scenes and objects, including: the textures of nature, such as autumn leaves, stones, fruits, weathered wood and sand; man-made textures like rusty metal, bricks and pottery; breathtaking settings form deserts to meadows and mountains; reflections in calm, rough and rippling water; and scenes featuring waves, clouds, snow and forests. There are also six painting demonstrations in all the major mediums that show readers ecactly how to get the most out of reference photos. Artists of all levels will appreciate this inspiring guide.



Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C Nelson

Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C  Nelson Author Sherry Nelson
ISBN-10 0891347712
Release 1998-02-15
Pages 128
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Offers eleven different oil painting projects with stroke-by-stroke instructions for capturing delicate feather textures, markings, and eyes



Artist s Photo Reference

Artist s Photo Reference Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 1581804539
Release 2003
Pages 144
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This unique reference features more than 500 outstanding photos of landscape elements in various seasons, times of day and perspectives. Forests, fields, beaches, waterfalls, hills, mountains, lakes, rivers, mesas, deserts, canyons and more are featured. Seven step-by-step demonstrations by a variety of artists illustrate how to use the reference photos to create gorgeous landscapes in a wide range of mediums. Gary Greene is a professional graphic artist, photographer and award-winning colored pencil artist. His work has been featured in the Artist's Magazine and American Artist. He is the author of six additional North Light Books, including three other titles in the Artist's Photo Reference series: Flowers, Boats & Nautical Scenes and Buildings & Barns. He lives in Woodinville, WA.



The Everything Drawing Book

The Everything Drawing Book Author Helen South
ISBN-10 9781605504469
Release 2004-12-14
Pages 256
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If you've always wanted to draw but didn't think you had the talent, think again! With The Everything Drawing Book as your guide, you'll learn how to see the world through an artist's eyes-and capture it on canvas. Unlock your creative potential and expand your drawing expertise with: Useful exercises and assignments that help you find your own style Easy tricks for charcoal, watercolor, and pen-and-ink methods Quick tips on perspective and technique, as well as portraiture and landscape drawing Budget-friendly suggestions on how to save a bundle on expensive artist supplies Dozens of original drawings designed to spark your imagination And much, much more!



The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing

The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing Author Cynthia Knox
ISBN-10 9781600583377
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 144
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Offers step-by-step instructions for completing twenty-seven colored pencil drawing projects, offering advice on appropriate supplies, color theory, and basic techniques in the medium.



Start Sketching Drawing Now

Start Sketching   Drawing Now Author Grant Fuller
ISBN-10 9781440320729
Release 2011-09-29
Pages 128
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HEADLINE A complete course for the can’t-wait-to-get-started beginner! Got the urge to draw? What are you waiting for?! Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3 with Grant Fuller’s Start Sketching & Drawing Now! Packed full of easy and fun techniques, readers will learn to create accurate and expressive likenesses of people, animals, landscapes, and objects. Suddenly rendering even something as mundane as an electrical plug will become an adventure in seeing—and as you’ll discover, learning how to really see your subject is half the battle. • A progressive series of lessons range from proven exercises for developing hand-eye coordination, expressive line work and keen powers of observation, to creating the illusion of depth and dimension, realistic textures, reflections and more • 30 step-by-step demonstrations cover an exciting range of subjects, including still lifes, landscapes, architecture, animals and people • Graphite pencil is the featured medium, but charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencils and pastels are also explored Practice is important, of course, but this expert instruction will fast forward you past many hours of trial, error and frustration. With every lesson you’ll develop skills and confidence. Get started today with simple materials you may already have or can easily pick up at any major retailer. Before you know it, you’ll be able to capture a wide range of subjects with artistic style and vision.



The Complete Colored Pencil Book

The Complete Colored Pencil Book Author Bernard Poulin
ISBN-10 9781440303883
Release 2011-07-19
Pages 144
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Light Up Your Watercolors Layer by Layer

Light Up Your Watercolors Layer by Layer Author Linda Moyer
ISBN-10 9781581801897
Release 2003-04-07
Pages 127
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Provides techniques, demonstrations, and tips for creating transparent watercolors, discussing topics including color theory, texture, materials, and space.