Capturing the elusive qualities of light is one of the most sought-after goals of artists in every medium, and "Painting Light with Colored Pencil" helps readers achieve that goal.Through the techniques explained in this book, readers will learn how to unlock the potential of coloured pencils to create realistic, light-filled paintings that glow.
When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Time list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition.
They have always been great for drawing, and now coloured pencils perfect for painting, too. They are convenient, neat, portable, economical, and forgiving.
From basic colour layering, burnishing, and lifting, to using water-soluble pencils to create beautiful floral and still life paintings, this book is full of great ideas and step-by-step inspiration.
This lovely book will be an indispensable guide for acrylic flower artists, revealing how to paint 50 of the most popular floral subjects, from agapanthus to zinnia, with plant-specific instructions for capturing the unique beauty of each species. All the techniques the reader will need are clearly explained and demonstrated, from analysing the shape and structure of the flowers to mixing and blending rich, luminous colours, laying washes, creating textured effects and adding highlights.
From initial sketches 'from life' to painstaking studio work, he reveals every stage in the process of producing strikingly realistic paintings. Whether working in pierre noire, pastels, acrylic or oils, he shows unique technical skill in capturing the magic of the flight of a bird or the intensity of the gaze of a big cat.
Impressionism has inspired generations of artists and no one has done more for the cause than Charles Hawthorne. In "Painting the Impressionist Landscape", author and artist Lois Griffel explores Hawthorne's theories on colour and light, in depth. Griffel teaches his philosophy like no other painter can, with inspiring step-by-step painting lessons and illuminating text. This is a true classic of art instruction.
Few mediums can rival the range of effects achieved with colored pencils. This guide offers sound instruction from two highly respected artists. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, they provide answers to the most frequently asked questions. Chapters feature an easy-to-reference format covering crucial topics including setup, application, technique, colour theory, texture and light.
Artists& Graphic Designers Market 2012
Readers will find complete, up-to-date contact and submission information for more than 1,500 art markets such as greeting card companies, magazine and book publishers, galleries, art fairs, ad agencies and more. Informative interviews with successful artists and art buyers offer advice on how to make contacts and succeed in the competitive art industry.
Childrens Writers and Illustrators Market 2012
Offers readers more than 650 listings for book publishers, magazines, agents, art reps and more. It is completely updated annually and is the most trusted source for children's publishing information."CWIM" also contains exclusive interviews with and articles by well-respected and award-winning authors, illustrators, and publishing professionals as well as nuts-and-bolts how-to information.
Digital cameras and software have revolutionized the world of photography. With seemingly endless products available, photographers are challenged to find what will work best for their individual needs. Renowned photographer Tony Sweet guides readers through numerous lessons, from performing camera 'swipes' and creating abstract images to applying filters and transforming infrared images - all illustrated with his stunning nature photographs. Readers will learn how to use a variety of plug-ins, filters, exposure elements, adjustment layers, film emulation software and more.
Richard & Diana are currently putting together several videos and step by step art lessons that will be available soon.
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This has to be the most recommended reference book for painting and drawing people. The photos are exquiste. Specially taken photographs show the construction of the human body while underlying anatomical structures are revealed using illustrations by the author.
In this volume, top wildlife artists offer proven ways to paint fur, feathers and other realistic wildlife textures in a variety of mediums, including acrylic, oils, watercolour and pastels.'
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A practical guide discussing alternative means by which artists can build or expand their careers beyond the gallery market. Ideas are given on selling art to clients most artists would not think of approaching, such as designing stamps for the postal service and placing pieces in public settings.
YOU Can Now Learn To Paint a Realistic Cabbage Tree and Beach Scene with a few simple steps. DISCOVER your HIDDEN talent with this UNIQUE technique designed specifically for beginners. 30 pages of Full Coloured and Detailed Pictures with over 27 Steps to Draw and Paint a Cabbage Tree and Beach Scene.
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Many artists are intimidated by perspective. However, creating an illusion of depth in your work is actually far easier than colour or design when explained correctly. This book helps readers learn how to create perspective on a flat surface using a variety of mediums. It covers the theory behind perspective and introduces various subjects.
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Learn to use the technique Scraffitto with Oil Pastels for fine details with this Lizard picture.
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