Basic Colored Pencil Techniques

Front Cover
F+W Media, Mar 15, 1997 - Art - 128 pages

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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Basic colored pencil techniques

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Borgeson, author of several books on the subject, is recognized as having helped renew interest in colored pencil as a fine medium. This volume is a revision of her earlier Colored Pencil Fast ... Read full review



28 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information