Colored Pencil Painting Bible
Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects
By Alyona Nickelsen
(Watson-Guptill, Paperback, 9780823099207, 192pp.)
Publication Date: March 17, 2009
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Groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium
• Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple you-can-do-it processes!
• Author is a top colored-pencil artist
Radiant color . . . painterly finishes . . . incredible realism. With colored pencils! Artists everywhere will be dazzled by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen and presented in Colored Pencil Painting Bible for the very first time. Layering, translucent effects, using odorless solvents to achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping ultra-realistic effects . . . Nickelsen’s innovations will delight readers, and detailed step-by-step demonstrations bring her striking results within reach for every artist. Take colored pencils beyond the ordinary with Colored Pencil Painting Bible!
ALYONA NICKELSEN is an award-winning artist whose work has been featured in numerous national and international exhibitions as well as in most of the country’s major art magazines, including American Artist, American Artist Drawing, The Artist’s Magazine, International Artist, American Art Collector, and Art Business News. Ms. Nickelsen is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, the International Guild of Realism, and the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. Her work is currently represented by galleries in Carmel, California, and Reno, Nevada. She is the founder of the Online Colored Pencil Painting School. Ms. Nickelsen lives with her family in Southern California.