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Drawing With Crayons, Pastels, Sanguine, and Chalks
Drawing With Crayons, Pastels, Sanguine, and Chalks
Paperback      ISBN: 0812019318
Teaches the techniques of each medium by showing and commenting on the working and finished stages of projects by various artists. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Color Mixing in Acrylic: Learn to Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors for Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, and More
Color Mixing in Acrylic
Learn to Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors for Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, and More
Paperback      ISBN: 1600583881
Color Mixing in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with and mixing color in this classic medium.
Draw Real People!
Draw Real People!
Paperback      ISBN: 0891346570
Step-by-step instructions for drawing realistic looking portraits demonstrate how to draw individual facial features and add the right highlights and shadows
Get Animated!: Creating Professional Cartoon Animation on Your Home Computer
Get Animated!
Creating Professional Cartoon Animation on Your Home Computer
Paperback      ISBN: 0823099210
Step-by-step instructions offers guidance on all aspects of creating studio-grade animations via a home computer with tips on writing a script, story-boarding, establishing sequence, and editing a final product. Original.
From Clay to Bronze: A Studio Guide to Figurative Sculpture
From Clay to Bronze
A Studio Guide to Figurative Sculpture
Paperback      ISBN: 0823006387
Langland (sculpture, Indiana U.) explains the steps in creating a bronze cast sculpture. Beginning with selecting the proper materials and building armatures, he discusses such topics as enlarging, alternatives to casting, mounting, and patinas. The major technique presented is lost wax casting, in which a wax model is covered with clay and then fired, thus hardening the clay mold while simultaneously divesting the mold of wax. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Leonardo's Ink Bottle: The Artist's Way of Seeing
Leonardo's Ink Bottle
The Artist's Way of Seeing
Paperback      ISBN: 0890878544
Heads, Features and Faces
Heads, Features and Faces
Paperback      ISBN: 0486227081
Shares ideas on perspective, planes, and anatomy as they relate to portrait drawing
The Pencil
The Pencil
Paperback      ISBN: 0891341188
The official N.A.S.A. artist and award-winning illustrator surveys the histories and varieties of pencils and papers, explains the principles and techniques of drawing, and demonstrates various drawing projects, illustrated by his own work
The Art of Pastel: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
The Art of Pastel
Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
Paperback      ISBN: 1600581951
The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can experience this multi-dimensional medium with The Art of Pastel. Inside this comprehensive guide, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel—each sharing his or her unique approach. From portraits and landscapes to rich floral scenes, this book contains a wealth of inspiring images that artists can re-create step by step.
An Introduction to Pastels
An Introduction to Pastels
Paperback      ISBN: 0789432900
Describes the characteristics of pastels, demonstrates a variety of techniques, and looks at papers, tools, equipment, and types of pastels