Techniques, Ideas, and Inspiration for Drawing and Designing with Pencil
Author: Matt Rota
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
The humble pencil is the world’s most flexible and forgiving drawing material. And in Pencil Art Workshop, artist and educator Matt Rota (author of The Art of Ballpoint) explores the pencil’s phenomenal range. Turn to any chapter--drawing with line, drawing with tone, drawing quickly, photorealism, adding color--and you’ll discover, through step-by-step instructions and illustrations, how to choose the right pencil and use it to its fullest in every drawing style. Each chapter also includes a gallery of edgy and inspiring works by contemporary pencil artists to enjoy, and to give inspiration
Easy and Colorful Collage Paintings
Author: Elizabeth St. Hilaire
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
This is where painting meets collage! You can create beautiful art with amazing depth and texture, using easy collage techniques and paper you paint yourself. Popular workshop instructor Elizabeth St. Hilaire makes it fun and simple no matter what your skill level! Start with materials you probably already have--fluid acrylics, stencils, a few household items and paper--and hand-paint your personalized paper palette using basic techniques anyone can do. Then move through each step of composing your own work of art. You'll find beautiful, meaningful examples of the how and why on every page. You'll learn how to: develop your composition, how to work with simple shapes, important lessons on value and much more. More than 30 techniques for painting your own decorative papers Step-by-step instructions for creating your own painted paper collage–from underpainting and directional ripping and tearing to auditioning your papers and combining collage with mixed media A spectacular gallery of paper paintings to inspire and dazzle--still lifes, figures, animals and landscapes
Author: Martin McKenna
Publisher: The Ilex Press Ltd
Category: Computer art
Fantasy painting has a long tradition.It went through a stylistic revolution in the 1980s with the widespread adoption of airbrush as a medium of choice. Now, with the emergence of various computer modeling and rendering applications, fantasy painting is going through another revolution. Digital tools and techniques have made it easier for artists to realize their visions and the images they now create are more vivid, more realistic, and more compelling. A must-have book for anyone working in the area of fantasy art and for anyone who admires the work of fantasy illustrators. "Digital Fantasy Painting Workshop" tackles the genre's three main categories-fantasy; science-fiction; and horror-and employs detailed step-by-step walkthroughs to show exactly how the images are produced. Featuring work from some of the world's leading fantasy artists, the book also explores the "tradigital" movement of mixing traditional and digital skills.
Author: 3dtotal,3DTotal Publishing
Publisher: 3Dtotal Pub
Sketch Workshop: Characters is a ready-to-go workbook containing projects by professional artists to help beginners and hobbyists learn to draw.
Author: Koos Eissen,Roselien Steur
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
Nach dem Erfolgstitel "Sketching" begeistert der nun neu vorliegende Band "Sketching Basics" aufgrund seines praxisnahen und lehrreichen Inhalts und richtet sich besonders an Einsteiger: Im Mittelpunkt stehen die Grundlagen des Skizzieren vom schnellen Skribbeln bis hin zu ausgearbeiteten Zeichnungen. Hierfür ziehen die beiden Dozenten erneut Beispiele aus der Praxis heran und verdeutlichen damit das Zeichnen gängiger Formen, die perspektivische Darstellung, die schrittweise Entstehung einer formvollendeten Skizze sowie den Einsatz von Farbe und Materialien.
Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Colored Pencil
Author: Cynthia Knox,Eileen Sorg,Pat Averill,Debra Kaufman Yaun
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
Offers step-by-step instructions for completing twenty-seven colored pencil drawing projects, offering advice on appropriate supplies, color theory, and basic techniques in the medium.
500 Vorlagen und Techniken
Author: Emily Brickel Edelson
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
»Lass deiner Fantasie freien Lauf«, rät die Autorin in ihrem Vorwort und gibt allen begeisterten Modeillustratoren 500 Templates an die Hand, die darauf warten, vervollständigt zu werden. Zuvor vermittelt sie noch alles Wesentliche, um eigene Ideen mit flottem Strich aufs Papier zu bringen von der Einrichtung des Arbeitsplatzes über das figürliche Zeichnen, dem Illustrieren einzelner Körperteile und verschiedener Kleidungsstücke bis hin zum Skizzieren unterschiedlicher Posen. Die Figuren sind in verschiedenen Körperhaltungen mit spezieller Farbe vorgedruckt, die bei anschließendem Kopieren verschwindet zu sehen ist schließlich nur noch der eigene Modeentwurf.
Fun, Easy, and Creative Drawing and Crafts Projects
Author: Kathy Barbro
Help your children leave their creative mark on the world with Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids! This treasure trove of drawing and crafts projects features Sharpie markers, an incredible versatile art tool with rich color and bold lines that bring out the best in kids' creations. Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids includes an overview of different types of markers, the surfaces you can create on, essential tips and techniques, and features 30 all-new fun and inspired projects that let kids create their own art and craft masterpieces with minimal supervision. Each project features step-by-step instructions supported by detailed photos to make following along easy. You'll also find ideas for working with classrooms and groups, full-sized templates, and instructions for how adults can help. Let your imagination leave its mark!
Includes Everything You Need to Get Started Drawing Your Own Fashions!
Author: Stephanie Corfee
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
Whether your dream is to become the next hot runway designer, develop your own clothing line, or simply combine your artistic skills with your love of fashion, the tips, tools and step-by-step projects in Fashion Design Workshop Drawing Book & Kit provide everything you need for drawing an assortment of fashions. From the classic, trendy and bohemian styles of today to a handful of iconic fashions from history, you'll find creative inspiration with each delightful project. In addition to learning basic drawing techniques, you'll also master rendering colour and a variety of textures using the coloured pencils and art markers included in this complete kit. You can practice the colourful projects directly on the included drawing paper or use the corresponding template pages as a guide - the potential for creative designs is endless!
Tips, techniques, and step-by-step projects for creating nature-inspired art
Author: Katie Brooks,Sarah Lorraine Edwards,Allison Hetzell,Mikko Sumulong
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Nature Art Workshop is a visual resource for any artist or crafter desiring to combine their artistic talents with their love of the natural world. Each page engages, inspires, and encourages artists to see the world around them in a new light while they learn to create their own nature-inspired art. Four talented visual nature artists guide readers through finding and prepping traditional media and natural elements to use in creating fun and unique nature-inspired projects following simple step-by-step instructions. Projects include a pressed-flower ceramic dish, fresh floral crown, and flower-adorned candles, in addition to painted feathers, stones, shells, leaves, and more. Valuable art tips and techniques offer guidance during the artistic process. A fun, refreshing approach to mixed-media art, Nature Art Workshop proves that you can turn anything into a stunning work of art with the right materials and a bit of imagination.
Unlock the Secrets to Creating Rich and Vibrant Pencil Artworks
Author: Cindy Wider
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Perfect for the absolute beginner to coloured pencil drawing, this complete seven week course will enable you to methodically and systematically develop your skills right from the very start. Author of the CPD Accredited 'Complete Drawing Certificate Course' and successful professional artist for more than 24 years Cindy Wider shares her secrets to creating rich and vibrant coloured pencil artworks step-by-step with every detail explained. Throughout this course Cindy provides you with indispensable colour theory knowledge so that you can get great results with the creation of your artworks over and over again. In this course you will learn all about these important fundamental basics and so much more; How to use complimentary colours to make your colours sing Twelve fundamental coloured pencil techniques Six popular colour schemes to help you choose great colours every time Learn to see colour as tone How to use temperature of colour to create three-dimensional form How to bring objects forwards on the picture plane How to send objects backwards into the picture plane How to draw the initial outline using the 'Construction Drawing Method' How to use graphite transfer paper to transfer your drawing to quality paper Learn about the five major areas of highlight and shadows Discover how burnish at just the right time for a gorgeous painterly glow Twelve Coloured Pencil Techniques will open up your eyes and your creativity to a whole new range of creative possibilities!
Author: Allan Kraayvanger
A practical and complete guide to oil painintg materials in today's market, with a focus on technique and deriving the best results from the medium. Includes many detailed demonstrations.
Author: Renate Klein
Reich illustrierte Einführung in das Porträtzeichnen für Anfänger mit Grundkenntnissen: Übungen zu den Kopfproportionen und zu einzelnen Gesichtsteilen sowie Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen in den Techniken Bleistift, Kohle, Tusche, Rötel und Pastellkreide.
Author: George Wallace
Publisher: Toronto, Holt
Designed primarily for intermediate students.
Break Through, Explore, and Make it Your Own
Author: Traci Bunkers
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Many people want to express themselves through visual journaling, but are stuck or intimidated with how to get started. This book breaks down the entire working process of journaling with step-by-step photos and instructions from start to finish.
Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Draw Every Element of the Landscape: Trees, Mountains, Hills, Rocks, Buildings, Boats and Ha
Author: Ferdinand Petrie
Comprehensive and insightful, Ferdinand Petrie's Drawing Landscapes in Pencil is full of invaluable lessons in the subtle art of pencil drawing. The course begins with a thorough overview of materials and fundamental pencil-handling skills before progressing meticulously through a series of lessons about value, form, texture, and smudging techniques. With dozens of the author's own works included as references and examples, the remaining chapters focus on rendering specific elements of landscapes like hills, trees, bodies of water, reflections, houses, cities, and more. A wonderful guide for beginners and advanced artists alike, Drawing Landscapes in Pencil will teach you to unlock the potential of the pencil.
Exercises for Combining Colored Pencils with Your Favorite Mediums
Author: Carlynne Hershberger,Kelli Money Huff
Publisher: North Light Books
Take Your Colored Pencils Out of the Box ... and Combine the Best of All Mediums! Creative Colored Pencil Workshop is your guide to exploring a new world of artistic possibilities. Following clear, step-by-step demonstrations, you'll try your hand at a range of exciting techniques that blend colored pencils with all kinds of dynamic mediums, including: Watercolor Gouache Acrylics Ink Graphite Oil pastels Metal leaf More than 25 fun projects show you how to use each medium successfully, while offering in-depth guidance for working with various papers, textures and surfaces. Best of all, this book features the insightful instruction of two accomplished artists who offer different yet effective approaches to colored pencil creations. From highly realistic art to more abstract representations, you'll learn how each medium and technique can accommodate virtually any artistic style or subject. Creative Colored Pencil Workshop gives you the best of both worlds: the fluid spontaneity and speed of mixed media and the control and precision of colored pencils. Mix it up, and see what happens!
Author: Paul Taggart
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
A comprehensive art workshop from "pencil to palette." A step-by-step guide to projects in various media. Each project has a tutorial, "tricks of the trade," & instructions on how to work through common problems.