Get a feel for your art—literally!101 Textures in Colored Pencilteaches you every technique you’’ll need to give your colored-pencil drawings realistic, palpable texture.<BR<BR There has never been a better opportunity to master textures. Knowing how to make your surfaces and textures look real is one of themost challenging aspects of creating artin colored pencil, even for experienced artists.101 Textures in Colored Pencilprovides artists with<STRONG>step-by-step instructionsfor drawing a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more.<BR<BR To get you started, this comprehensive guide opens with a review oftools and materialsas well asbasic skills, such as strokes, effects, and color mixing. Each page of instruction is a comprehensive resource onhow to create a specific texture, complete with two to threeeasy-to-follow steps </STRONG>and a <STRONG>final, detailed imageof the finished artwork. Plus, the book is organized into sections based on subject matter, so you can easily find the specific texture you’’re looking for. Anartist’’s galleryin the back of the book provides examples of the textures in completed works of art.<BR<BR Just a sample of the textures you will learn to render:
- People: smooth skin; aged skin; straight, curly, and wavy hair; lips
- Animals & Insects: smooth, curly, and course canine fur; elephant skin; feather; fish scales
- Fabrics & Textiles: burlap, tweed, silk, velvet, leather, lace, sequins
- Glass, Stone, Ceramics, Wood & Metal: porcelain, polished silver, hammered brass, peeling paint
- Food & Beverage: red wine, cut citrus fruit, coconut, peach, dark chocolate
- Nature: smooth and rough bark, moss, river pebbles, still and rippled lake, clouds </ul><I>101 Textures in Colored Pencil </I>includes all the textures you need to create realistic masterpieces in colored pencil.