Colored Pencil Painting Portraits: Master A Revolutionary Method For Rendering Depth And Imitating Life

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits: Master A Revolutionary Method For Rendering Depth And Imitating Life

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Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture.

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists face in creating lifelike images, and will prime readers on the intricacies of color, texture, shadow, and light as they interplay with the human form. In this truly comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step demonstrations, Nickelsen considers working from photo references versus live models; provides guidance on posing and lighting, as well as planning and composing a work; discusses tools, materials, and revolutionary layering techniques; and offers lessons on capturing gesture and expression and on rendering facial and body features of people of all age groups and skin tones.



Baker & Taylor
Presents step-by-step demonstrations for drawing portraits with colored pencils, offering guidance on posing and lighting, advice on what tools to use, and tips on capturing gesture and expression.

Publisher: Watson-Guptill, June 2017
ISBN: 9780385346276
Branch Call Number: O/700

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