How to Color Like an Artist: Colored Pencil Techniques Including Blending & Shading
Veronica Winters (Author)
Description"A great guide." -- Jo's Reviews
Improve your coloring skills with these simple, step-by-step instructions for techniques using colored pencils. Intended for beginning artists and coloring book enthusiasts, this guide is ideal for those without formal training but with some experience of coloring with pencils. A wealth of suggestions and exercises will show you how to take your skills to the next level.
Discover how to create volume with such shading techniques as crosshatching, long and short strokes, and color gradation. Learn how to form unique textures that add detail to images. Practice blending techniques and layering one color at a time to control values and colors effectively. Full-color photographs throughout the book illustrate each method as well as lessons in color theory. Eight practice pages from Dover's bestselling Creative Haven(R) series of coloring books provide the opportunity to test your new techniques.
April 19, 2017
8.2 X 0.2 X 10.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Russian-born Veronica Winters received her MFA in painting from Penn State University. Her award-winning work has appeared in art and colored pencil magazines, and she has published several books and fulfilled many commissions.