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Feb 09, 2011
| ISBN 9781440315121
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Feb 09, 2011 | ISBN 9781440315121
Young at artCombine the familiar charm of crayons with “grown-up” art techniques for surprisingly realistic results!Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up! In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a “serious” (if unexpected) art medium. Use Hammond’s easy methods to create striking drawings that feature brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture. • 29 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide range of subjectsstill life, landscapes, animals and people • Simple blending, layering and burnishing techniques translate into remarkably realistic drawings • Hammond’s graphing and “puzzle piece” theories help you draw any subject with true-to-life results • Features great tricks you can pass along to other crayon lovers in your life, regardless of ageYou simply won’t believe what you can accomplish with this familiar and affordable medium. Rediscover the creative thrill of opening the “big box,” and infuse your art with a fresh sense of play.
A professional artist and instructor for 20+ years, Lee Hammond has authored and produced 40+ North Light and ArtistsNetwork.TV products. She has owned and operated the Midwest School of Art in Lenexa, Kansas for six years and now has a… More about Lee Hammond
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