Bird Art

Bird Art Author Alan Woollett
ISBN-10 1782212965
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Search Press(UK)
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Few creatures symbolize the beauty of the natural world better than birds, while their delicacy, poise and power combine to create irresistible subject for the artist. More than a teaching guide, the book is a sumptuous well of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. Award-winning artist Alan Woollett shows you the techniques, materials and compositional skills you need to create your own stunning realistic bird artwork using graphite and colored pencils.

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils Author Kaaren Poole
ISBN-10 9781402752636
Year 2008
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company
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To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils Author Sue Vize
ISBN-10 9781785001604
Year 2016-07-31
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher The Crowood Press
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Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with colour, pencils give you absolute precision. This book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises and over 300 colour illustrations. The author explores the techniques of using graphite and coloured pencils, with practical help on lighting, posture and keeping plants fresh. There is instruction on composition, colour charts and mixing, and advice on portraying texture and hairs, and achieving bloom on fruit, with simple explanations of botany to aid the artist's understanding. Lavishly illustrated with 307 colour images.

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780385346283
Year 2017-06-20
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Watson-Guptill
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Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture. Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists face in creating lifelike images, and will prime readers on the intricacies of color, texture, shadow, and light as they interplay with the human form. In this truly comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step demonstrations, Nickelsen considers working from photo references versus live models; provides guidance on posing and lighting, as well as planning and composing a work; discusses tools, materials, and revolutionary layering techniques; and offers lessons on capturing gesture and expression and on rendering facial and body features of people of all age groups and skin tones.

The Art of Botanical Bird Illustration

The Art of Botanical   Bird Illustration Author Mindy Lighthipe
ISBN-10 9781633223783
Year 2017-11
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Jr
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The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture and render beautiful, realistic, and vibrant botanical artwork! An expert botanical artist educates you about the tools and materials traditionally used in botanical illustration, including pencils, colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, and pastels. This thorough yet easily digestible guide includes overviews of key illustration techniques and basic color theory and mixing and is loaded with exercises designed to help you learn to see shape, value, and form. By learning to understand plant life and anatomy, you can craft elegant flowers, leaves, trees, and much more in no time! To bring it all together, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration includes step-by-step demonstrations to follow along with as you practice taking sketches and transforming them into fully rendered, colorful pieces of fine art.

Drawing Birds

Drawing  Birds Author Maury Aaseng
ISBN-10 9781600583407
Year 2013-03-15
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Pub
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Presents instructions for drawing a variety of birds, including barred owl, great blue heron, and ruby-throated hummingbird, along with information on choosing tools and creating textures.

Birds

Birds Author Lee Hammond
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924089517803
Year 2001
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Northlight
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Includes tips and reference photos for drawing realistic beaks, wings and feet with surprising realism.

Cp Cats

Cp Cats Author Gemma Gylling
ISBN-10 1506188184
Year 2015-02-20
Pages 122
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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Any level of artist can benefit from CP Cats - even newbies. Gemma Gylling is just that good at teaching! CP Cats book is full of detail, detail and more detail; not just showing you...but teaching you how to draw every imaginable kind of fur, eyes, ears, muzzles, paws and whiskers. LEARN 11 different kinds of strokes with examples for each plus how and where to use them. TRAIN your eye to see and recreate the direction of fur and which stroke to use. PRACTICE and perfect the art of drawing expressive cat eyes. CREATE beautiful blended backgrounds for your cats paintings with confidence and skill. Every step in this thorough book is accompanied by large, beautiful drawings and easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction. CP Cats is a detailed, generous book that's destined to soon become used, worn and well-loved. You'll be creating award-winning drawings of your favorite felines in no time! 16 mini-demos and 4 full step-by-step lessons. 180+ images.

Acrylic Landscape Painting Techniques

Acrylic Landscape Painting Techniques Author Hugh Greer
ISBN-10 9781581806380
Year 2004-10
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher North Light Books
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Filled with inspirational artwork and solid instruction, this guide will delight loyal acrylic painters and encourage artists from other mediums to cross over. Greer's instruction capitalizes on the brilliant colors available in acrylics and shows artists how to paint with them using proven "watercolor" and "oil" techniques. Starting with 16 mini-demos, artists are encouraged to: *Jump right in and follow step-by-step instructions for mastering techniques such as masking, splattering, underpainting, washes and more *Learn tips and tricks for rendering many elements of landscape including trees, flowers, roads and reflections The second section of the book features four complete painting demonstrations that challenge artists to exercise their new painting techniques through a variety of landscape subjects. Two demonstrations show artists how to use acrylics as an effective base for other mediums.

CP Surfaces

CP Surfaces Author Amy Lindenberger
ISBN-10 153062617X
Year 2016-03-31
Pages 98
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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A mesmerizing surface for colored pencils... but do you feel intimidated by the idea of drawing on such a dark background? Artist Amy Lindenberger will shatter your fears. The truth is, much less colored pencil layering is required on black paper, so it goes quick and easy! Bright colors appear brighter on the extreme contrast of a black background. A colored pencil pioneer, Amy presents a comprehensive guide on how to master this exciting new surface. Book Includes: Four step-by-step tutorials PLUS an extra mini demo! Full Color images and line drawings Tips to help you avoid all mistakes on black paper

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression Author Marjolein Kruijt
ISBN-10 178221321X
Year 2016-11-30
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Search Press(UK)
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A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions for using charcoal, inks, watercolors, oil paints and pastels, this book is a must for all animal lovers.

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil Author Gary Greene
ISBN-10 9781440311550
Year 2012-04-27
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher F+W Media, Inc.
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Master the Secret of Creating Spectacular Flowers in Colored Pencil When it comes to choosing a subject, flowers are a perennial favorite for artists because of their exciting variety and complexity of color, texture and details. It's amazing, then, that their vibrant natures can be captured so realistically with the simple and direct medium of colored pencil. The "secret" is making the most of colored pencil's distinctive translucent properties with techniques such as layering, burnishing and underpainting. Gary Greene--along with six other respected colored pencil artists--shows you how in 64 step-by-step demonstrations. Arranged from azalea to zinnia for easy reference, these demonstrations detail the methods and specific colors for creating a variety of flowers, including: anthurium • amaryllis • aster • begonia • bird of paradise • cactus flower • calla lily • camellia • carnation • chrysanthemum • cineraria • crocus • columbine • daffodil • dahlia • Easter cactus • foxglove • fuchsia • geranium • Gerbera daisy • gladiolus • hibiscus • hydrangea • hyacinth • iris • lily • lupine • magnolia • marigold • nasturtium • passion flower • peony • petunia • poinsettia • poppy • primrose • rhododendron • slipperwort • snapdragon • sunflower • trillium • tulip • water lily Complete with advice on the best tools and reference materials, this unique guide helps you capture the beauty of flowers in colored pencil.

Colored Pencil Painting Bible

Colored Pencil Painting Bible Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780823085576
Year 2012-05-02
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Watson-Guptill
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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! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Book of the Bird

The Book of the Bird Author Angus Hyland
ISBN-10 1780677502
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Laurence King Publishing
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The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations, and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics. Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.