Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

When my first book, Creating Textures in Colored Pencil, was half complete, I approached North Light Books with the idea of writing Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil. My proposal was met with mild enthusiasm until I explained ...

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

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.

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Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Gary Greene
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-27 - Publisher: Penguin

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
Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Gary Greene
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-25 - Publisher: North Light Books

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
Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Gary Greene
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Northlight

Includes step-by-step demonstrations to create paintings of 54 different flowers with colored pencil using three basic techniques: layering, burnishing, and underpainting.
Artist's Photo Reference - Reflections, Textures & Backgrounds
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Gary Greene
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-05 - Publisher: Penguin

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Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Jeanie Traub, Frank Lucas
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

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