Capturing Texture: In Your Drawing and Painting
This invaluable book teaches artists how to manipulate any mediumndash;pen, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, gouache, oils or acrylicsndash;to produce realistic textures and patterns. Readers will learn how to create everything from shiny metal to gnarled bark, while retaining the freshness of their work. Step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide variety of techniques, including: bull; Random cross hatching bull; Continuous shading bull; Detailed line and tone work bull; Blending and knife painting There are also specific tips and tricks for applying this knowledge to all the major subject categories, including still life, animals, landscapes, portraits and buildings. Michael Warr has been teaching painting for more than 33 years and has a fine art degree from Coventry College of Art in England. He lives in the United Kingdom.
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2B pencil acrylic paint Alizarin Crimson Allow to dry areas artist background begin painting Bill James Blending and Layering Burnt Sienna Burnt Umber Cadmium Red Cadmium Yellow canvas Cerulean Blue colored pencils Continuous Shading convey craft knife create texture dark darker depict detail and texture dilute drybrush finger flowers foreground Frottage Good-quality drawing paper gouache paints Granulation graphite pencil hatching highlights Kneaded eraser leaf Leave to dry light lines masking fluid medium mixed mixture of Ultramarine mixtures of Alizarin oil paint oil pastel palette pastel on paper pastel paper pastel strokes Payne's Gray pigment Range of watercolor Raw Sienna round pointed brush sable brush Sap Green Scumbling sgraffito shadows shapes sketch smooth Smudging soft pastel spatter Stippling technique TEXTURE NOTEBOOK tinted Titanium White tones torchon trees Ultramarine and Burnt water-soluble pencil watercolor brush watercolor on paper watercolor paints watercolor paper wet into wet white gouache Yellow Ochre