9781782214779

The Encyclopedia of Coloured Pencil Techniques A complete step-by-step directory of key techniques, plus an inspirational gallery showing how artists use them

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  • ISBN13:

    9781782214779

  • ISBN10:

    1782214771

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/13/2016
  • Publisher: Search Press
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Summary

An indispensable guide for anyone keen to learn colored pencil techniques, or for the experienced artist who would like to build on their existing skills. Filled with information on the basic characteristics and color ranges of the main kinds of colored pencil, and step-by-step visual demonstrations of key techniques from blending, blocking in and burning to sgraffito, stippling and impressing. The reader will not only discover how professional artists use imaginative and dynamic styles to interpret a wide range of subjects, but they will also be inspired by the 150-plus full-color illustrations to create brilliant artworks of their own.

Author Biography

Judy Martin is a painter and teacher also known as the author of a number of practical art books. She lives and works in Brighton, on England’s south coast, and exhibits in her home studio every year for the Artist’s Open Houses during Brighton Festival. She studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone College of Art and went on to a two-year postgraduate degree at Reading University. She was a freelance writer and editor for a period of fifteen years, and has subsequently worked in adult education and at a mental health day center, facilitating groups in art craft and ceramic work.

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