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Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner: Basic Lessons in Becoming a Good Artist

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This new addition to a sucessful series is a sophisticated primer for readers who aeriously want to develop a professional career specializing in an art medium with great commercial potential. The book opens with a review of the methods of unique to colored pencil, its handling properties, and breadth of color range. Readers are shown how to create illusions of form, volum ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Watson-Guptill
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Leah Markum
2 stars for me personally, but easily 4 stars when I think about how valuable this book would be to a true beginner artist, especially one that likes detailed instructions. 5 stars for inspiring, rustic, brilliantly colorful illustrations!

I picked out this book at the library and it was one of the only books dedicated to colored pencils let alone colored pencils for beginners. It covers basic design theories and equipment for a beginner art studio.

The reason why it was less valuable for me is be
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Barb
Feb 23, 2009 Barb rated it liked it
Recommends it for: color pencilists
Shelves: art-technique
A solid blend of color pencil technique, color theory, composition and advice for the artist wanna-be, the book is nicely laid out with examples by the author.
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