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How to Draw and Paint Fairies : From Finding Inspiration to Capturing Diaphanous Detail, a Step-by-step
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How do you draw a fairy? It’s not like you can convince one to do life modeling in your studio.How to Draw and Paint Fairies confronts the fairy labor shortage directly, explaining all the techniques needed to bring fairy art to life. For beginners, explanations of basic techniques and easy-to-follow constructional drawings, plus information on materials, sketching, forms, and color make starting out easy and pleasant. As artists progress, the book offers detailed descriptions and beautiful illustrations of little people—from flower, water, and moon fairies, to nymphs and sprites, to sirens. Basic to advanced techniques on watercolor and mixed media are covered step-by-step, and finished images from leading fairy artists provide inspiration. This beautiful book will make every artist believe in fairies.
A guide to drawing and painting fairies details different types of mediums and method, offers instructions for creating fairies with basic shapes, and discusses fundamental art techniques including laying washes with watercolors and using masking film.
Number of Pages: 128.0
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Hazel Harrison
Street Date: October 1, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-8407
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