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Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media

Easy coloured pencil strategies to your nature-inspired mixed-media collages!

Discover the gorgeous bits of nature throughout you and examine distinctive how one can comprise them into your mixed-media collages with assistance from Colored Pencil Collage. you are going to examine the entire fundamentals you can use coloured pencils on your nature work. then you definitely will perform developing and arranging beautiful designs and compositions. eventually, 17 university tasks display mixed-media thoughts for a number of surfaces in addition to that includes in-depth guideline for growing life-like nature drawings. no matter if it truly is feathers, butterflies, flora or leaves, you can be encouraged to appear to mom nature for destiny projects!

  • 28 classes train composition, layout and coloured pencil techniques
  • 17 mixed-media projects
  • 21 drawing templates that will help you get started

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Drawing Made Easy: Realistic Textures

By Diane Cardaci


With step by step tasks which are designed to assist sharpen artists' talents and heighten their self belief, this publication demonstrates easy innovations for rendering the textures of daily items, resembling steel, wooden, plastic, hair, fur, feathers, and more.

This 64-page ebook simplifies the method with easy-to-understand directions and accomplished illustrations.

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Realistic Watercolor Portraits: How to Paint a Variety of Ages and Skin Tones

By Suzanna Winton

Pix have the facility to catch a likeness that touches the soul. you could discover ways to paint life like snap shots with artistry following the tips during this inspirational book.

Nine whole step by step demonstrations provide help to use watercolors to construct photos that come to existence with realism and character. every one demonstration incorporates a diverse person–so you could discover a number a while, pores and skin tones, facial expression, hair tones and textures–mastering every one aspect at your personal velocity. whether you're a newbie, good fortune is inside your succeed in as you learn the way to:

position a picture properly

trap a likeness and upload character

Paint practical epidermis tones

repair blunders with out beginning over

Edit visible info for better impact

catch the textures of garments and accessories

opt for and paint a historical past that helps the portrait

With this advisor in your part, you could in achieving the photographs you've regularly dreamed of portray. start this day. nice snap shots wait for!

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20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 44 Other Fabulous Flowers: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers

By Lisa Congdon

This inspiring sketchbook is a part of the new 20 Ways series from Quarry Books, designed to provide artists, designers, and doodlers a enjoyable and complex choice of representation fun. Each unfold positive factors 20 inspiring illustrated examples of forty five themes–tulips, roses, dahlias, and masses, a lot more–over 900 drawings, with clean area so you might draw your take on 20 how you can Draw a Tulip.
This isn't really a step by step method book--rather, the stylized flowers, snap dragons, and zinnias, are simplified, modernized, and decreased to the main simple parts, displaying you ways easy summary shapes and varieties meld to create the construction blocks of any merchandise that you really want to attract. all of the 20 interpretations presents a special, attention-grabbing method of drawing a unmarried merchandise, offering a great deal of suggestion to your personal drawing. awarded within the author’s uniquely inventive variety, this attractive and motivational perform publication offers a brand new tackle the realm of sketching, doodling, and designing.

Get out your favourite drawing device, and bear in mind, there aren't just 20 how one can Draw a Tulip!

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How to Draw Zombies: Discover the secrets to drawing, painting, and illustrating the undead (Fantasy Underground)

By Merrie Destefano

From the pages of significant literature to Hollywood video clips, zombies are showing in all places. Now aspiring artists can convey them to lifestyles, to be able to converse, through studying to render them with pencil, paint, and electronic image-editing software program. This accomplished e-book will get into the entire gory info, resembling growing bloodshot eyes, forming powerful brows, and imitating the glance of faded, useless flesh. how one can Draw Zombies additionally positive factors 15 step by step tasks that advisor artists from preliminary sketches to entire artistic endeavors, together with a Voodoo Queen, a gothic zombie, or even a zombie romance.

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Illustrating Battles (How to Draw Manga, Volume 23)

By Hikaru Hayashi

Find out how to Draw Manga: Illustrating Battles is a identify geared toward intermediate to complex manga artists. It covers human shape representation in lots of varied conflict-related occasions and poses, illustrating principally by way of instance and offering rationalization tips alongside the best way. a few designated guide is given, however the identify basically specializes in providing basic circulation and interplay kinds instead of delivering a start-to-finish method of a conflict scene. The identify ends with illustrations of a few of the masters of the paintings, with assistance supplied with each one example.

Note that this ebook does comprise gentle illustrated nudity.

This replica is scanned from an unique actual reproduction. As such, the standard isn't excellent, however it is kind of readable, particularly on account that lots of the content material is pictorial. OCR has no longer been played.

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建筑钢笔画教程 (Pen Architectural Painting Tutorial)

By 高明

钢笔徒手画是每个建筑及相关专业设计人员必须掌握 的表现技能之一,也是建筑绘画表现技法中一种最为基本的 表现形式。它是设计人员进行思维交流、设计演绎的一种表 现手段,更是设计师记录设计构思与形象思维最为快捷的方 法。

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Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters

By Robert Beverly Hale

A e-book whose revenues haven't reduced yet relatively elevated dramatically in view that its ebook forty five years in the past, this bestselling vintage is the final word guide of drawing taught by means of the overdue Robert Beverly Hale, who’s famed lectures and sessions at manhattan City’s artwork scholar League captivated artists and paintings educators from round the world.

Faithfully generating and methodically reading a hundred grasp drawings—including works of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Goya, and Rembrandt between others—Hale indicates how those artists tackled easy difficulties resembling line, gentle and planes, mass, place and thrust, and anatomy. With specific analytical captions and diagrams, each lesson is obviously delineated and illustrated. all through, additionally, is observation that sheds gentle at the artistic strategy of drawing and provides deep perception into the unsurpassed achievements of the masters.

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On Drawing Trees and Nature: A Classic Victorian Manual (Dover Art Instruction)

This vintage of paintings guideline is the paintings of James Duffield Harding (1798-1863), who served as drawing grasp and sketching spouse to the nice Victorian paintings critic, John Ruskin. Generations of scholars have benefited from the lessons of this 19th-century grasp, who sought continuously to "produce as close to a likeness to Nature, in each admire, because the software, or fabric hired, will admit of; now not quite a bit by way of bona fide imitation, as by means of reviving within the brain these principles that are woke up by means of a contemplation of Nature . . . The renewal of these emotions constitutes the real goal of Art."
This quantity contains direct reproductions of Harding's sketches of vignettes from usual settings. each one is followed via a chain of classes emphasizing either sensible and theoretical concerns. The version beneficial properties the additional appeal of 23 amazing plates from the author's Lessons on Trees.

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Freehand Perspective and Sketching

By Dora Miriam Norton

The basic consultant to rendering standpoint, Freehand viewpoint and Sketching makes use of a sequence of illustrated routines and causes to assist artists grasp certainly one of art's maximum demanding situations. Generations of artwork scholars and amateurs have chanced on it an critical source of the commonplace ideas and strategies that empower artists to specific themselves.

More than 260 figures provide distinct demonstrations within the illustration of shapes, shadows, angles, and share. writer Dora Miriam Norton discusses how you can mix those parts to create realistic-looking compositions, focusing totally on the ideas of percentage and foreshortening. Freehand sketching, she explains, potential drawing by way of the informed eye and judgment. This publication presents a starting place of yes wisdom that allows artists to attract goods separately or in teams with no need to work out real models.

Bibliographical Note
This Dover variation, first released in 2006, is a republication of the 8th (1925) variation of the paintings, initially released by means of the writer, Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1908. The author’s preface, revised for the second one version, has been passed over the following.

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