How to Color Like an Artist

How to Color Like an Artist Author Veronica Winters
ISBN-10 9780486813677
Release 2017-04-19
Pages 96
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Simple, step-by-step instructions for using colored pencils include eight plates from Dover's Creative Haven® series for practice. Full-color photographs illustrate such methods as creating texture, layering, and blending colors.



Colored Pencil Artist s Drawing Bible

Colored Pencil Artist s Drawing Bible Author Jane Strother
ISBN-10 9780785823636
Release 2008-05-09
Pages 192
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Sketches with a step-by-step demonstration by professional artists using colored pencils.



Colored Pencil Pocket Palette

Colored Pencil Pocket Palette Author Jane Strother
ISBN-10 9780785834571
Release 2016-07-07
Pages 176
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Colored Pencil Pocket Palette is the perfect companion for the aspiring colorist. You'll learn how to mix every color necessary to create stunning art from a basic palette. With a coloring book built into the back, it is an easy reference for immediate, on-the-go coloring. Without the correct colors, art can't sing the way it's meant to. Compared to other mediums, mixing colored pencils for beginners can be quite difficult because instead of melding colors, you must layer them with the correct pressure, latching, and color density to reach your desired hue. Use crosshatching techniques explained in this book and the blended colored pencil guide to take the guess work out of coloring vibrant drawings. Each swatch shades from light to dark to show what amount of pressure you'll need to reach your desired opacity. There are instructions on how both dry and water-soluble pencils meld, so you can use your favorite colored pencil type or explore the medium. Comes complete with coloring pages in the back to test colors and make coloring easier on the go. Information is presented in a clear, precise, and thought out way from the perspective of a professional artist. The different methods of overlaying colored pencils are explained and demonstrated. Save time with your drawing and spend time practicing your craft than guessing your color palette.



Learn the Art How to Create Lifelike Reborn Dolls Tutorial and Instructions Excellence in Reborn Artistry Series

Learn the Art  How to Create Lifelike Reborn Dolls   Tutorial and Instructions   Excellence in Reborn Artistry    Series Author Jeannine M. Holper
ISBN-10 9780578004105
Release 2009-01-19
Pages 74
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Create Breathtaking Reborn Babies You simply take a basic vinyl doll and transform it to a One-of-a-Kind Heirloom Collectible. An introduction to reborning lifelike dolls for New Reborn Artists and Hobbyists. Includes 300 Full Color Pictures Sections include such topics as: Supplies, Disassembly, Bathing, Blushing, Soft Body, Basic Facial Features, Subtle Veining, Magnets, Pacifiers, Juices, Milk Bottles, Stuffing and Weighting, Baby Fat, Manicures, Heart Boxes, Heat Pouches, and also includes many Life-Like Reborn Samples, Reborning Tips & Techniques and more... NOTE: This essentials of this book was written before manufacturers came out with Dolls Kits. If you are creating dolls with kits, want to learn about Genesis Heat Set Paints, or have already purchased LEARN THE BASICS, then this book is not necessary; Please move on to select from our specialty topic & Case Study books.



Photoshop CS4 The Missing Manual

Photoshop CS4  The Missing Manual Author Lesa Snider
ISBN-10 0596554362
Release 2008-12-26
Pages 800
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Photoshop is the world's most widely used photo-editing and graphics program. But with all its fantastic new features and options, the CS4 version can bewilder even the most seasoned professional. That's where Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual comes in: packed with tips, tricks, and lots of practical advice, this visually rich four-color guidebook teaches you everything you need to know to edit photos and create beautiful documents in Photoshop. Whether you're an absolute beginner or a power user ready to try some advanced techniques, author and graphics pro Lesa Snider King offers crystal-clear, jargon-free instructions to help you take advantage of these powerful tools -- not only how they work, but when you should use them. You'll quickly get up to speed on new CS4 features such as: Photoshop's completely revamped workspace Smoother image display and quick zoom, including the new pixel grid view New Masks and Adjustments panels The Vibrance adjustment layer Hand-painting adjustments and using graduated filters in Camera Raw Enhanced Adobe Bridge And much more. You'll also find out which features work well, and which aren't worth your time. Written with the clarity, humor, and objective scrutiny that are hallmarks of the Missing Manual series, Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual is the friendly, thorough resource you need. Why settle for anything less? "Lesa did a great job on the book, and in my mind, it is the new Photoshop Bible."-- Scott Kelby, Photoshop Insider



Rainy Day Applique

Rainy Day Applique Author Ursula Michael
ISBN-10 9780896895393
Release 2007-10-16
Pages 128
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"Rainy Day Applique" delivers quick, easy and sunny projects sewers and quilters of all skill levels can complete in a weekend or less, without spending a lot of money on fabric. This project-packed guide and bonus CD includes items you create by combining colorful fabric scraps for appliqu pieces, with whimsical designs arranged on fabric or paper backgrounds, set for decoration or embellishment. The clever, yet simple designs in this book provide you with great gift options.



Exploring Colored Pencil

Exploring Colored Pencil Author Sandra Angelo
ISBN-10 0871923157
Release 1999
Pages 144
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LEVEL: Key Stage 3 onwards. When people see the wide range of styles and effects that can be achieved with coloured pencils, their reaction is always the same: I can't believe that's a coloured pencil! Simulating the look of oils, acrylics, watercolour, airbrush, and more, the coloured pencil is probably today's most versatile art tool. This is a comprehensive overview of this most practical and powerful medium. Designed to address the needs of students of varying abilities, this book provides step-by-step technique demonstrations needed by beginners, while also exploring more sophisticated applications of interest to intermediate and advanced students. To stir your imagination and whet your appetite, Exploring Colored Pencil contains an inspiring showcase of coloured pencil work by professionals as well as students who range in age from 14 to 77.



Bright Earth

Bright Earth Author Philip Ball
ISBN-10 9781409088318
Release 2012-08-31
Pages 448
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Colour in art - as in life - is both inspiring and uplifting, but where does it come from? How have artists found new hues, and how have these influenced their work? Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story of colour spectacularly alive. Packed with anecdotes about lucky accidents and hapless misfortunes in the quests for new colours, it provides an entertaining and fascinating new perspective on the science of art.



Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box

Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box Author Terrie Kygar
ISBN-10 9781604686975
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 80
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It's time for new fun with an old favorite--crayons! Using the new Melt-n-Blend technique, anyone can create beautiful applique designs with a dimensional, hand-painted look that brings quilts to life. Learn to tint and shade luscious fruits, gorgeous blossoms, and more--using crayons, colored pencils, and markers Choose from seven inspiring projects of increasing complexity, with something for every skill level Make one-of-a-kind applique designs that can be used in any project--simply fuse them into place



How to Apply Make Up Like A Professional Make Up Artist

How to Apply Make Up Like A Professional Make Up Artist Author Annie Davis
ISBN-10 9781468901764
Release 2012-03-26
Pages
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This book has detailed instructions on how to apply make up.



Color and Light

Color and Light Author James Gurney
ISBN-10 9780740797712
Release 2010-11-30
Pages 224
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From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. James Gurney, New York Times best-selling author and artist of the Dinotopia series, follows Imaginative Realism with his second art-instruction book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter. A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, Color and Light bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of color and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of color and pigments, and the wide variety of atmospheric effects. Gurney cuts though the confusing and contradictory dogma about color, testing it in the light of science and observation. A glossary, pigment index, and bibliography complete what will ultimately become an indispensible tool for any artist. This book is the second in a series based on his blog, gurneyjourney.com. His first in the series, Imaginative Realism, was widely acclaimed in the fantastical art world, and was ranked the #1 Bestseller on the Amazon list for art instruction. "James Gurney's new book, Color and Light, cleverly bridges the gap between artistic observation and scientific explanation. Not only does he eloquently describe all the effects of color and light an artist might encounter, but he thrills us with his striking paintings in the process." --Armand Cabrera, Artist



Digital Expressions

Digital Expressions Author Susan Tuttle
ISBN-10 9781600614545
Release 2010-05-11
Pages 144
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Presents step-by-step instructions for twenty-five digital art projects using Adobe Photoshop Elements using a variety of mixed-media techniques.



Basic Colored Pencil Techniques

Basic Colored Pencil Techniques Author Bet Borgeson
ISBN-10 9781440334023
Release 1997-03-15
Pages 128
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Easy-to-follow demonstrations show you how to use colored pencils to paint trees, flowers, animals, people and other popular subjects. The colored pencil is an easy-to-use, inexpensive and incredibly expressive medium. And nobody is more skilled with the pencil than Bet Borgeson. Using many visual examples to illustrate her points, Bet will teach you how to use layering, burnishing, lifting color and other basic colored pencil techniques to create an exciting range of effects—from highly detailed realism to loose, luscious color. She also offers advice on choosing the right materials, conveying textures, layering in backgrounds, and combining colored pencil with other mediums.



Acrylic Revolution

Acrylic Revolution Author Nancy Reyner
ISBN-10 9781440329821
Release 2007-03-16
Pages 128
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Liberate Your Creativity with Acrylic Paints! Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium. Every page provides insight on how to use acrylic paint in ways you never thought possible to create stunning visual effects and textures. Ten complete sections detail a range of empowering applications, including how to: Prepare and paint on virtually any surface Create textures of all kinds Work with transfers, collage, resists and mixed media Achieve innovative stenciling and line work Customize your paint to adjust thickness, transparency and drying time Simulate other mediums, such as oil, tempera or watercolor Create faux finishes, magical effects, sheens and more To give you additional insight and inspiration, this book features a gallery of finished works by fellow painting revolutionaries that blend various acrylic techniques to create amazing effects. You'll also find practical advice that covers the basics and beyond—from selecting materials and cleaning your brushes to finishing and preserving your artwork. There's even a complete glossary of terms for fast and easy referencing. Pick up a brush and start your own acrylic revolution today! Use the techniques in this book to free your creative spirit and create the paintings you've always dreamed of.



The Art of HDR Photography

The Art of HDR Photography Author David Pereira
ISBN-10 9781937367022
Release 2011-06-30
Pages
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In this book, David Pereira leads you on an edifying and inspiring journey into the depths of the HDR photographer's digital darkroom. Through his lucid, in depth, and step-by-step tutorials on HDR, you will quickly master the essential ingredients of professional-looking HDR images, while learning how to surmount the common pitfalls of HDR photography that stymie most novices. Some of the best HDR programs such as Photomatix and HDR Efex are discussed in detail. Furthermore, entire chapters devoted to tutorials on image manipulation via layers in Photoshop will transform you into a master digital artist, capable of harnessing the power of Photoshop, even if you have no prior knowledge of it. Separate chapters on the intricacies of Composition and Color Theory will fashion you into a consummate photographer, capable of framing landscapes with a photographer's eye for maximum evocative power. Finally, an entire chapter is devoted to the nuances of Color Management, so that your prints match what you see on-screen. To top it off, all of the raw photographs used by the author to create HDR images are available for download on his website, http://www.pixelsandpaintstrokes.com.



Digital Manga Workshop

Digital Manga Workshop Author Jared Hodges
ISBN-10 9780060751609
Release 2005-07-26
Pages 192
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The unique Japanese cartoon style known as manga, with its exaggerated stylistic characters and vivid colors, has caught the attention of America. Now, with the advent of digital tools like Photoshop and Painter, manga artists have discovered new ways of bringing their artwork to life and onto the computer -- with astounding results! This complete guide presents a wealth of information by exploring the digital possibilities of creating manga-style artwork. It details the entire process, from initial rough sketches, to the finished color image, with in-depth instructions and illustrations that demonstrate the intricacies of each technique. It also deals with a variety of inking and coloring styles.revealing the secrets of how to achieve smooth, highly detailed line art directly on screen, how to recreate the appearance of traditional animation with cel-art techniques, and how to achieve a soft, dreamy, or traditional look with airbrush, watercolor, and painting tools. It also explains how custom backgrounds, special effects, and the use of filters can add the finishing touches that exemplify professional results.



The Magic of Spice Blends

The Magic of Spice Blends Author Aliza Green
ISBN-10 9781631590740
Release 2015-12-15
Pages 160
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Aliza Green provides a fully-illustrated guide to spices, creating 50 spice blends, and 50 recipes using flavor profiles from around the world.