About the Book"Learn the secrets to this lively medium through innovative techniques and step-by-step projects"--Cover.
Drawing: Colored Pencil Basics contains everything aspiring artists need to learn about drawing with colored pencil. This colorful, comprehensive guidebook explores blending and layering colors, plus a range of styles and techniques for creating your own works of art in colored pencil. Step-by-step lessons demonstrate how to draw strikingly realistic animals, landscapes, still lifes, and more. Whether you're a novice or an accomplished artist who has never experimented with colored pencil, this book will provide the instruction and inspiration you need to master this versatile medium.
From the Back Cover
Master the art of colored pencil. Award-winning artist Cynthia Knox shares her knowledge of and passion for colored pencils in every page of this remarkable book. By starting with the necessary supplies and basic techniques, Cynthia gives you a solid base so you can work through each of her stunning projects with ease and joy. A reference photograph is used for each project, so you'll learn how to transform your everyday photographs into beautiful pieces of art with only paper and colored pencil.
About the Author
Cynthia Knox is an award-winning artist who specializes in works of traditional realism. She has authored 15 art-instructional books and teaches workshops in the United States, internationally, and on cruises. She also teaches classes online with Bluprint. Cynthia is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, a juried member of The International Guild of Realism, and a commissioned portrait artist. Her artwork is in shows and private collections and on her website at www.cynthiaknox.com. Cynthia lives in Upstate New York.