Bird Art

Filename: bird-art.pdf
ISBN: 1782212965
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Number of pages: 144
Author: Alan Woollett
Publisher: Search Press(UK)

Download and read online Bird Art in PDF and EPUB Few creatures symbolize the beauty of the natural world better than birds, while their delicacy, poise and power combine to create irresistible subject for the artist. More than a teaching guide, the book is a sumptuous well of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. Award-winning artist Alan Woollett shows you the techniques, materials and compositional skills you need to create your own stunning realistic bird artwork using graphite and colored pencils.

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils

Filename: drawing-birds-with-colored-pencils.pdf
ISBN: 9781402752636
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 144
Author: Kaaren Poole
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

Download and read online Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils in PDF and EPUB To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Filename: botanical-drawing-using-graphite-and-coloured-pencils.pdf
ISBN: 9781785001604
Release Date: 2016-07-31
Number of pages: 300
Author: Sue Vize
Publisher: The Crowood Press

Download and read online Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils in PDF and EPUB Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with colour, pencils give you absolute precision. This book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises and over 300 colour illustrations. The author explores the techniques of using graphite and coloured pencils, with practical help on lighting, posture and keeping plants fresh. There is instruction on composition, colour charts and mixing, and advice on portraying texture and hairs, and achieving bloom on fruit, with simple explanations of botany to aid the artist's understanding. Lavishly illustrated with 307 colour images.

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Filename: colored-pencil-painting-portraits.pdf
ISBN: 9780385346283
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Number of pages: 192
Author: Alyona Nickelsen
Publisher: Watson-Guptill

Download and read online Colored Pencil Painting Portraits in PDF and EPUB Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture. Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists face in creating lifelike images, and will prime readers on the intricacies of color, texture, shadow, and light as they interplay with the human form. In this truly comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step demonstrations, Nickelsen considers working from photo references versus live models; provides guidance on posing and lighting, as well as planning and composing a work; discusses tools, materials, and revolutionary layering techniques; and offers lessons on capturing gesture and expression and on rendering facial and body features of people of all age groups and skin tones.

Colored Pencil Solution Book

Filename: colored-pencil-solution-book.pdf
ISBN: 1581809190
Release Date: 2006-05-29
Number of pages: 128
Author: Janie Gildow
Publisher: North Light Books

Download and read online Colored Pencil Solution Book in PDF and EPUB *Provides more than 70 specialized answers for common colored pencil dilemmas

Drawing Birds

Filename: drawing-birds.pdf
ISBN: 9781600583407
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Number of pages: 32
Author: Maury Aaseng
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

Download and read online Drawing Birds in PDF and EPUB Presents instructions for drawing a variety of birds, including barred owl, great blue heron, and ruby-throated hummingbird, along with information on choosing tools and creating textures.


Filename: birds.pdf
ISBN: CORNELL:31924089517803
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 80
Author: Lee Hammond
Publisher: Northlight

Download and read online Birds in PDF and EPUB Includes tips and reference photos for drawing realistic beaks, wings and feet with surprising realism.

Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils

Filename: botanical-portraits-with-colored-pencils.pdf
ISBN: 0764169742
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 128
Author: Ann Swan
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

Download and read online Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils in PDF and EPUB Original title: Botanical paintings with colored pencils.

The Book of the Bird

Filename: the-book-of-the-bird.pdf
ISBN: 1780677502
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Number of pages: 160
Author: Angus Hyland
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

Download and read online The Book of the Bird in PDF and EPUB The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations, and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics. Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.

Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Filename: botanical-illustration-for-beginners.pdf
ISBN: 9781849943079
Release Date: 2015-04-16
Number of pages: 300
Author: Meriel Thurstan
Publisher: Pavilion Books

Download and read online Botanical Illustration for Beginners in PDF and EPUB A unique and exciting approach to botanical illustration, this beginner guide demonstrates everything you need to know about capturing beautiful botanical specimens on paper. Each exercise guides the reader through a different aspect of botanical illustration, breaking the whole process down into simple, easy-to-follow stages. Whether you are a beginner looking for advice on composition and how to plot out your initial drawings, an experienced artist looking to develop your skills at colour mixing and working with unusual colours, or an old hand looking to capture more challenging and complex textures and shapes, there is something for botanical artists of all levels. Acclaimed artists Rosie Martin and Meriel Thurstan ran the popular botanical painting course at the Eden Project and have filled this fantastically illustrated guide with practical and inspirational worksheets, colour swatches, sketches and stunning finished paintings.

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Filename: drawing-and-painting-animals-with-expression.pdf
ISBN: 178221321X
Release Date: 2016-11-30
Number of pages: 144
Author: Marjolein Kruijt
Publisher: Search Press(UK)

Download and read online Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression in PDF and EPUB A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions for using charcoal, inks, watercolors, oil paints and pastels, this book is a must for all animal lovers.

Rosie Sanders Flowers

Filename: rosie-sanders-flowers.pdf
ISBN: 1849943974
Release Date: 2016-11-10
Number of pages: 160
Author: Rosie Sanders
Publisher: Batsford

Download and read online Rosie Sanders Flowers in PDF and EPUB Flowers by Rosie Sanders is a large-format book that showcases over 80 of her finest flower paintings in exquisite detail. Often compared to the artist Georgia O'Keeffe, Rosie Sanders's botanical paintings lie at the extreme end of botanical art – they exude dynamism and sensuality in every brushstroke and their richness of colour sets her apart from her contemporaries. In this beautifully illustrated book, Rosie exhibits a selection of flowers, from tulips to orchids, roses to irises, anemones to amaryllis, and illuminates them with fascinating and skillful uses of perspective and light. This large-format book showcases her finest paintings in exquisite detail and they are accompanied by excellent and accessible scientific commentary. Also included is an introduction by renowned Swiss botanist Dr. Andreas Honegger. This book is perfect for artists want to get a closer look at a master's brushstrokes, textures and colour in paintings, or readers who are interested in contemporary botanical art. Chapters include: 1. Diversity in the Garden 2. Dark Flowers: the Magic of Night 3. A Fascination of Orchids 4. Lilies in Spring 5. Varieties of Belladonna 6. In Search of the Black Iris.

Paint Radiant Realism in Watercolor Ink Colored Pencil

Filename: paint-radiant-realism-in-watercolor-ink-colored-pencil.pdf
ISBN: 1581804857
Release Date: 2003-08-15
Number of pages: 128
Author: Sueellen Ross
Publisher: North Light Books

Download and read online Paint Radiant Realism in Watercolor Ink Colored Pencil in PDF and EPUB In this new handbook, artists will discover an exciting new way of painting--a multi-medium approach that combines the vivid moods of watercolor, the punch and contrast of ink, and the intriguing textures of colored pencil.

Capturing the Essence

Filename: capturing-the-essence.pdf
ISBN: 9780643101562
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 124
Author: William T. Cooper

Download and read online Capturing the Essence in PDF and EPUB Capturing the Essence is a step-by-step personal guide - by one of Australia's greatest living bird artists - to observing, retaining the essential information and then painting birds from field notes and sketches,photographs and other field observations. The author takes the reader through the processes involved in oil painting, watercolour and acrylic techniques, and a piece of art is built up in stages to demonstrate the skills required in each of these media. While the book covers some of the general basics relevant to various kinds of painting of natural history subjects, the concentration is very much on birds. Painting or drawing any subject well, gives great satisfaction. In this book the author hopes to help the reader become competent at drawing and painting birds, or at least to enjoy trying!

Classic Sketchbook Botanicals

Filename: classic-sketchbook-botanicals.pdf
ISBN: 1631591398
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Number of pages: 112
Author: Valerie Baines
Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Download and read online Classic Sketchbook Botanicals in PDF and EPUB Learn to sketch and paint flowers, from bud to full-blown! Imagine learning to draw roses with Redoute, or tulips with Pieter Brugel. Imagine learning the secrets that made their flower paintings stand out in their eras and still stand out today. Classic Sketchbook: Botanicals is a draw-in book that shows you how by taking a close look at the details of great floral paintings and coaching readers to try the techniques with the help of an exper's suggestions. Printed on quality uncoated stock and suited for drawing and watercolor, each spread will consist of two working parts. The left-hand page is for study, featuring a close-up for a drawing or painting by a noted artist from the 19th century or earlier. The right-hand page is for drawing, with only a small box for the expert's brief coaching tips, observations, and a demonstrative sketch. While progressing through the book and trying the different artist styles, you'll gain observational confidence and techniques to apply your own drawing and painting. In learning from the masters, you'll become a master yourself!