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Colored Pencil Painting Bible : Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects
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Groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium• Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple you-can-do-it processes!• Author is a top colored-pencil artistRadiant color . . . painterly finishes . . . incredible realism. With colored pencils! Artists everywhere will be dazzled by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen and presented inColored Pencil Painting Bible for the very first time. Layering, translucent effects, using odorless solvents to achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping ultra-realistic effects . . . Nickelsen’s innovations will delight readers, and detailed step-by-step demonstrations bring her striking results within reach for every artist. Take colored pencils beyond the ordinary withColored Pencil Painting Bible!
Long-recognized as an exceptionally versatile art medium, colored pencil now takes an unprecedented leap forward with new techniques developed by artist Alyona Nickelsen. In this ground-breaking book, the author reveals how new processes have been developed that are natural extensions of basic colored pencil techniques. These include layering, the proper use and advantages of the translucent properties of the medium, as well as her exclusive use of odorless solventsnbsp; to achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping, ultra-realistic effects--all backed up with highly detailed step-by-step demonstrations.
Number of Pages: 180
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Drawing
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Alyona Nickelsen
Street Date: February 3, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-6310
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