Learn How to Draw Landscapes with Colored Pencils for the Beginner Table of Contents Introduction Mixing the colors Drawing the shadows Proportionality Sunset in Africa - drawing tutorial Black parts Mountain and house - Drawing Tutorial Sketch Sunset - drawing tutorial Forest - Drawing Tutorial In the forest - Drawing Tutorial Boats on the beach - Drawing Tutorial Author Bio: Introduction: Drawing with colored pencil is super easy if you use the right colors and have drawn a good sketch. Unlike the graphite pencils, colored pencils cannot be easily erased, so we have to draw carefully, particularly the darker areas. Always draw parts with colored pencil pressing down lightly and if it looks good, color over the same area pressing down hard. Buy a good brand of colored pencils and smooth paper. If you don't have a lot of red pencils, you can get more variations with only one pencil, by controlling how hard you press when you draw. In the image below I've drawn with one red pencil three nuances. In the first example I pressed hard, in the second I pressed normally and in the third example I pressed lightly. Even more variations of color can be created this way: This is just an example of what is inside the book.
A unique guide for artists who want to experiment with mixed media and make their landscape drawings more photorealistic. Popular artist and teacher, Jasmina Susak, encourages readers to experiment with mixing media and to create colorful landscapes. Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide. Jasmina Susak takes us through easy to follow drawing stages, and includes advice on using colored pencils and markers. She shows how to draw elements of the landscape such as trees and leaves, hills and mountains, forests, water and buildings, including step by step exercises throughout. There are many tricks and tips in this book on how to give a depth to your landscape, to draw in 1-point and 2-point perspective, to create round objects, and everything else you need to do to make your landscape look like a photograph. Suitable for beginners wanting to build up their confidence and more seasoned artists seeking inspiration, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to draw landscapes in a variety of media.
What medium is as immediately relatable as the colored pencil? Vibrant, versatile, and familiar, the simple colored pencil is the proverbial first step on your journey of 1,000 miles on the road to becoming an artist. Beginning Colored Pencil is an inviting and approachable guide loaded with everything an aspiring artist needs to know about colored pencil, including tools, materials, composition, and color theory. Walter Foster’s Portfolio series takes a technique-driven approach, emphasizing topics like blending, shading, and creating form and texture to provide a well-rounded approach that allows readers to master key concepts. We present step-by-step demonstrations with a fresh, contemporary design to keep lessons vibrant, so you can practice your fresh, new skills. Get in touch with your inner creativity, and dive into colored pencils today!
This beginner's guide to drawing in graphite pencil uses step-by-step exercises to teach fundamental methods for rendering all aspects of the natural landscape, with additional lessons on using charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and other media. Following in the footsteps of author, artist, and art instructor Suzanne Brooker's previous title The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, this book pairs the most universally-pursued topic for artists (drawing) with the popular subject matter of the natural landscape. Brooker breaks down landscapes into their various elements--including the earth, water, air, and trees--to convey how the fundamentals of drawing are applied to capture each aspect. Using the graphite pencil as her baseline instrument, Brooker provides you with step-by-step lessons that help you improve your rendering skills and re-create the beauty of the world outdoors. Examples from art history and contemporary masters supplement these lessons. The end result is a drawing instruction book that provides artists with everything they need to render landscapes no matter their skill level.
Learn how to draw with colored pencils by following this easy and accessible guide, in which award-winning artist Kendra Ferreira demonstrates the creative potential of an exciting and highly versatile artistic medium. Colored pencils combine the expressiveness of painting with the control of drawing. They allow for really rich and luminous color, with finished drawings being so detailed and pigmented that they resemble paintings. With 10 step-by-step tutorials, Kendra helps beginners learn: the fundamentals of drawing and colored-pencil techniques. tutorials covering a range of subject matter, including still lifes, portraits, clouds and landscapes. advice on tools, materials and techniques, plenty of tips throughout and ideas on how to take each tutorial a step further. special features on drawing skies, adding figures to a scene and how to create colorful greys and shadows. Skills developed include: making marks, sketching and composition, creating tone, light and shade, mixing colors, layering, optical mixing, burnishing, underpainting, creating texture and using solvents for painterly effects.
Updated to include the latest information on materials and brands, Color Drawing is a dependable guide to the techniques of illustration and their uses. Included are tips for achieving difficult effects, and material on color theory, composition, and preparing finished presentations.