Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil : Learn to Draw Beautiful Still Life in Colored Pencil
by Cynthia Knox


Overview -
Rendering artwork that leaves your viewers contemplating whether a piece might actually be a photograph is no easy task Perfect for both aspiring and established artists, Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil is an easy-to-understand guidebook that shows you the secrets to drawing lifelike still life artwork in the dynamic medium of colored pencil.

If you want to learn how to render realistic still lifes using a wide range of techniques, this approachable, engaging guide is just the resource. After an introduction to the basic tools and materials, you will discover a variety of basic colored-pencil techniques, such as:
  • Hatching
  • Crosshatching
  • Shading
  • Blending
  • Layering
  • Burnishing
  • And much more
In addition, you will find more complex techniques for creating realistic still lifes, including how to render various textures like glass, wood, porcelain, flower petals, and others. Throughout the book, expert artist and art instructor Cynthia Knox offers tips and techniques for using layers to build color and depth, establishing dramatic and moody backgrounds, and working with "hidden" colors to achieve realistic effects. Also included is valuable information for connecting all of the elements for polished and professional results.

Packed with easy-to- follow instructions, plenty of helpful tips, and beautiful artwork and photographs to inspire, Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil is the perfect resource for taking your colored-pencil art to the next level.

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Overview
Rendering artwork that leaves your viewers contemplating whether a piece might actually be a photograph is no easy task Perfect for both aspiring and established artists, Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil is an easy-to-understand guidebook that shows you the secrets to drawing lifelike still life artwork in the dynamic medium of colored pencil.

If you want to learn how to render realistic still lifes using a wide range of techniques, this approachable, engaging guide is just the resource. After an introduction to the basic tools and materials, you will discover a variety of basic colored-pencil techniques, such as:
  • Hatching
  • Crosshatching
  • Shading
  • Blending
  • Layering
  • Burnishing
  • And much more
In addition, you will find more complex techniques for creating realistic still lifes, including how to render various textures like glass, wood, porcelain, flower petals, and others. Throughout the book, expert artist and art instructor Cynthia Knox offers tips and techniques for using layers to build color and depth, establishing dramatic and moody backgrounds, and working with "hidden" colors to achieve realistic effects. Also included is valuable information for connecting all of the elements for polished and professional results.

Packed with easy-to- follow instructions, plenty of helpful tips, and beautiful artwork and photographs to inspire, Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil is the perfect resource for taking your colored-pencil art to the next level.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781633228689
  • ISBN-10: 1633228681
  • Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
  • Publish Date: July 2020
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.7 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

Series: Realistic

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