Beginning Colored Pencil: Tips and techniques for learning to draw in colored pencil
Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633223547, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2017
What medium is as immediately relatable as the colored pencil? Vibrant, versatile, and familiar, the simple colored pencil is the proverbial first step on your journey to becoming an artist. Beginning Colored Pencil is an inviting and approachable guide loaded with everything an aspiring artist needs to know about colored pencil, including tools, materials, composition, and color theory.
Walter Foster’s Portfolio series takes a technique-driven approach, emphasizing topics like blending, shading, and creating form and texture to provide a well-rounded approach that allows readers to master key concepts. Try step-by-step demonstrations with a fresh, contemporary design to keep lessons vibrant, so you can practice your fresh, new skills. Get in touch with your inner creativity, and dive into colored pencils today!
About the Author
Eileen Sorg is an award-winning artist who lives on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. Working primarily with a mixed media technique of colored pencil, watercolor, and ink, Eileen always strives for unique compositions that set her work apart. Eileen is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and a juried member of the International Guild of Realism and the Society of Animal Artists in New York. Eileen is the author of Landscapes in Colored Pencil, Portfolio: Beginning Colored Pencil, and Colored Pencil and co-author of The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing.