Colored Pencil Painting Bible: Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects

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Watson-Guptill, 2009 - Art - 180 pages
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Groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium

• Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple you-can-do-it processes!

• Author is a top colored-pencil artist

Radiant color . . . painterly finishes . . . incredible realism. With colored pencils! Artists everywhere will be dazzled by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen and presented inColored Pencil Painting Biblefor the very first time. Layering, translucent effects, using odorless solvents to achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping ultra-realistic effects . . . Nickelsen’s innovations will delight readers, and detailed step-by-step demonstrations bring her striking results within reach for every artist. Take colored pencils beyond the ordinary withColored Pencil Painting Bible!

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I purchased this book for my Aunt who has recently taken up colored pencil painting. She is finding it to be quite informative and helpful for a beginner and beyond beginner. Read full review

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This book explains in great depth and detail what is means to use colored pencils and how to make good art using colored pencils. One of my favorite colored pencil books so far. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

ALYONA NICKELSEN is an award-winning artist whose work has been featured in numerous national and international exhibitions as well as in most of the country’s major art magazines, includingAmerican Artist, American Artist Drawing, The Artist’s Magazine, International Artist, American Art Collector,andArt Business News.Ms. Nickelsen is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, the International Guild of Realism, and the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. Her work is currently represented by galleries in Carmel, California, and Reno, Nevada. She is the founder of the Online Colored Pencil Painting School. Ms. Nickelsen lives with her family in Southern California.

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