Step by step instructions guide you through a range of blending, mark-making, and mixed media techniques to improve your drawing skills, and introduce you to a range of new effects. Over 30,000 copies sold worldwide. Includes a comprehensive guide to color and composition, and all the tools, materials, and techniques you need to capture a range of subjects, from still-life studies to holiday sketching and portraiture.
This book also includes a gallery of inspirational works from other artists, and an image bank of copyright-free photography mean you can get started straight away. This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers.
The Colored Pencil Artist's Drawing Bible describes techniques like hatching, blending, blending with solvents, impressing, sgraffito, burnishing, and more. Other chapters detail how to use complementary colors, and lightening and darkening colors. Directions on composing, and images in a gallery help artists improve their skill.