Colored Pencil Painting Bible: Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects (Paperback)

Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects

By Alyona Nickelsen

Watson-Guptill Publications, 9780823099207, 180pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2009



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

About the Author

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. Ms. Nickelsen lives with her family in Southern California.