Bird Art

Bird Art Author Alan Woollett
ISBN-10 1782212965
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 144
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Few creatures symbolize the beauty of the natural world better than birds, while their delicacy, poise and power combine to create irresistible subject for the artist. More than a teaching guide, the book is a sumptuous well of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. Award-winning artist Alan Woollett shows you the techniques, materials and compositional skills you need to create your own stunning realistic bird artwork using graphite and colored pencils.



Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils Author Kaaren Poole
ISBN-10 9781402752636
Release 2008
Pages 144
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To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.



Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils Author Sue Vize
ISBN-10 9781785001604
Release 2016-07-31
Pages 300
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Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with colour, pencils give you absolute precision. This book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises and over 300 colour illustrations. The author explores the techniques of using graphite and coloured pencils, with practical help on lighting, posture and keeping plants fresh. There is instruction on composition, colour charts and mixing, and advice on portraying texture and hairs, and achieving bloom on fruit, with simple explanations of botany to aid the artist's understanding. Lavishly illustrated with 307 colour images.



Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780385346283
Release 2017-06-20
Pages 192
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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.



Colored Pencil Solution Book

Colored Pencil Solution Book Author Janie Gildow
ISBN-10 1581809190
Release 2006-05-29
Pages 128
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*Provides more than 70 specialized answers for common colored pencil dilemmas



Drawing Birds

Drawing  Birds Author Maury Aaseng
ISBN-10 9781600583407
Release 2013-03-15
Pages 32
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Presents instructions for drawing a variety of birds, including barred owl, great blue heron, and ruby-throated hummingbird, along with information on choosing tools and creating textures.



Colored Pencil Explorations

Colored Pencil Explorations Author Janie Gildow
ISBN-10 9781581801866
Release 2002-12-05
Pages 144
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In introduction to colored pencil art that explains how to mix colored pencils with watercolor, pastel, acrylic, ink, and more.



Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression Author Marjolein Kruijt
ISBN-10 178221321X
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 144
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A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions for using charcoal, inks, watercolors, oil paints and pastels, this book is a must for all animal lovers.



Paint Radiant Realism in Watercolor Ink Colored Pencil

Paint Radiant Realism in Watercolor  Ink   Colored Pencil Author Sueellen Ross
ISBN-10 1581804857
Release 2003-08-15
Pages 128
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In this new handbook, artists will discover an exciting new way of painting--a multi-medium approach that combines the vivid moods of watercolor, the punch and contrast of ink, and the intriguing textures of colored pencil.



Colored Pencil Painting Bible

Colored Pencil Painting Bible Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780823085576
Release 2012-05-02
Pages 192
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Learn to paint with groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium! • Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple step-by-step demonstrations • Easy-to-follow instructions from a top colored-pencil artist • Master the wide range of colored pencil effects possible, including blending, layering, translucent effects, and more Radiant color…painterly finishes…astonishing realism…with colored pencils! Achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping ultra-realistic effects. Artists of every level will be inspired by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen, presented in Colored Pencil Painting Bible for the very first time. Nickelsen’s innovations will delight readers and detailed you-can-do-it processes bring her striking results within reach for every artist. Take colored pencils beyond the ordinary with Colored Pencil Painting Bible! From the Trade Paperback edition.



Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils

Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils Author Ann Swan
ISBN-10 0764169742
Release 2010
Pages 128
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Original title: Botanical paintings with colored pencils.



The Book of the Bird

The Book of the Bird Author Angus Hyland
ISBN-10 1780677502
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 160
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The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations, and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics. Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.



Acrylic Landscape Painting Techniques

Acrylic Landscape Painting Techniques Author Hugh Greer
ISBN-10 9781581806380
Release 2004-10
Pages 128
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Filled with inspirational artwork and solid instruction, this guide will delight loyal acrylic painters and encourage artists from other mediums to cross over. Greer's instruction capitalizes on the brilliant colors available in acrylics and shows artists how to paint with them using proven "watercolor" and "oil" techniques. Starting with 16 mini-demos, artists are encouraged to: *Jump right in and follow step-by-step instructions for mastering techniques such as masking, splattering, underpainting, washes and more *Learn tips and tricks for rendering many elements of landscape including trees, flowers, roads and reflections The second section of the book features four complete painting demonstrations that challenge artists to exercise their new painting techniques through a variety of landscape subjects. Two demonstrations show artists how to use acrylics as an effective base for other mediums.



Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils

Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils Author Ann Swan
ISBN-10 9780007275526
Release 2009-07-15
Pages 128
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This beautifully illustrated book is a practical step-by-step guide to using coloured pencils in botanical painting and is written by Ann Swan, one of the top exponents of the genre.



Bird Anatomy for Artists

Bird Anatomy for Artists Author Natalia Balo
ISBN-10 0987337300
Release 2013
Pages 128
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Includes 166 detailed illustrations of birds.



The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling Author John Muir Laws
ISBN-10 1597143154
Release 2016-03
Pages 96
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A potent combination of art, science, and boundless enthusiasm, the latestart instruction book from John Muir Laws (The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds)is a how-to guide for becoming a better artist and a more attentive naturalist. In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creatingaccurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies,and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques. While the book s advice will improve the skills of already accomplished artists, the emphasis on seeing, learning, and feeling will make this book valuable even revelatory to anyone interested in the natural world, no matter how rudimentary their artistic abilities. A sketchbook, constructed to withstand excursions in the field and containing several exercises from The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, is also available.



Creative Colored Pencil Workshop

Creative Colored Pencil Workshop Author Carlynne Hershberger
ISBN-10 1581808186
Release 2007-04-26
Pages 144
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The technical and aesthetic challenges of combining colored pencils with other media are addressed in a tutorial guide that features a great variety of art styles and media, along with a comprehensive description of surfaces, textures, and techniques.