Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Master a Revolutionary Method for Rendering Depth and Imitating Life
Author(s): Alyona Nickelsen
Original Publish Date: Jun 20, 2017
Product Number: EB00685700
Released: Jun 20, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385346283
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.

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