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Colored pencil for the serious beginner  Cover Image Book Book

Colored pencil for the serious beginner

Borgeson, Bet (Author).

Summary: The author shows how to create form, volume, and space and avoid overworking a picture. She also shares special techniques for both popular and nontraditional subjects and discusses how to become a professional artist. 200 color illustrations.

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  • ISBN: 0823007618
  • ISBN: 9780823007615
  • Physical Description: print
    128 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 1998.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Materials: Pencils -- Drawing surfaces -- Sharpeners and other basic tools -- Setting up a workspace -- Fundamentals: Drawing -- Color and drawing -- Mixing color with colored pencil -- Colorist approach -- Creating illusions of form, volume, and space -- Composition: Primal nature of edges -- Getting started -- Ideas and inspiration -- Working from life and from photography -- Building your own techniques -- Demonstration: color lifting techniques -- Demonstration: impressed line technique -- Working procedure -- Appraising work in progress -- Knowing when you're finished -- Still life and floral: Selecting and setting up a still life -- Lighting your still life -- Integrating subject and background -- Demonstration: a still life -- Floral still life -- Demonstration: a floral still life -- Landscape: Rooms of landscape -- Working from location to studio -- Finding your setting and center of interest -- Using color to suggest space -- Eloquence of understatement -- Naturalistic landscape -- Demonstration: a natural landscape -- Imaginary landscape -- Demonstration: a fantasy night landscape -- Afterword: Art and independence -- Becoming a lifelong artist -- Blending art with livelihood -- Exhibiting and selling your art -- Long view: laddering your goals -- Index.
Subject: Colored pencil drawing Technique

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