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Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

  • Paperback $25.99

    Jun 20, 2017 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Jun 20, 2017 | 192 Pages

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Praise

“Get ready for a revolutionary way to use colored pencils!”
—Sally Robertson, editor in chief of Colored Pencil Magazine

“This is a must have book for all colored pencil artists–not just those interested in portraiture but those looking to really understand and master the art of colored pencils.”
Ivor Harrison, The Art Gear Guide

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits is a wealth of information and instruction, and it is a joy to watch how Alyona brings her rich, beautiful portraits to life.”
—Australia Colored Pencil Association 

Table Of Contents

CONTENTS

FOREWORD • vii
INTRODUCTION • 1

CHAPTER 1 • COLORED PENCIL REVOLUTION • 5

An exploration of new working surfaces, materials, and tools

CHAPTER 2 • THE RULES OF THE GAME • 27

The use of successful oil painting practices with the colored pencil medium

CHAPTER 3 • WORKING THE MEDIUM • 43

Innovative methods and techniques for painting with pencils

CHAPTER 4 • CONTROLLING COLOR • 55

Understanding the nature of color and the properties of pigments

CHAPTER 5 • PORTRAIT FACTS AND FICTION • 73

Ideas and solutions for composing a portrait 

CHAPTER 6 • PRACTICING THE ESSENTIALS • 89

Rendering key components of portraiture 

CHAPTER 7 • HOW TO KEEP FRIENDS AND MAKE CLIENTS HAPPY • 137

Hands-on examples of painting a colored pencil portrait

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