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Texture in Colored Pencil [new in paperback]
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Create beautifully textured details in colored pencil-it's easier than you think! New in paperback! In Texture in Colored Pencil (formerly known as Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil), learn to render lovely background and foreground elements in your colored pencil artwork with skill and confidence! Ann Kullberg's invaluable, fail-proof techniques will help you transform a "good" portrait into an extraordinary work of art. Inside you'll find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction that shows you how with over thirty-five different subjects. Learn to create a wide variety of details-from flowers, sand and waterfalls to lakes, leaves, stones and more. Kullberg also includes a special Q&A section that explores, illuminates and answers your most common colored pencil questions. You'll learn how to choose the colors and pencil strokes that ensure wonderful results every time. This classic guide is all you need to learn to add gorgeous details and more to every piece of art you create! *Note to readers: This book is a paperback reprint of Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil by Ann Kullberg (now out-of-print). This is a paperback version of the hardcover title with a new cover and title; the interior content is the same.
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Ann Kullberg is the author of Colored Pencil Portraits Step by Step. She is a popular coloured pencil workshop instructor and is also an active and honored member of the Colored Pencil Society of America. She lives in Federal Way, Washington.

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From Library Journal "An accomplished portrait artist and author, Kullberg begins her book in a defensive tone. Why, she asks, write a book about the details of hedges, apple blossoms, striped couches, and keyholes--the things that fill in the background and foreground of portraits? It's clear, though, that any artist will advance his or her colored pencil technique immeasurably through this book. The use of reference photos, demonstrations of feathering vs. definite strokes and the dense vs. airy approach, and excellent 'Frequently Asked Questions' boxes all make for a significant contribution to the teaching of this style of drawing. This is a fine advance for students who have mastered Bet Borgeson's "Basic Colored Pencil Techniques."" Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Library Journal -An accomplished portrait artist and author, Kullberg begins her book in a defensive tone. Why, she asks, write a book about the details of hedges, apple blossoms, striped couches, and keyholes--the things that fill in the background and foreground of portraits? It's clear, though, that any artist will advance his or her colored pencil technique immeasurably through this book. The use of reference photos, demonstrations of feathering vs. definite strokes and the dense vs. airy approach, and excellent 'Frequently Asked Questions' boxes all make for a significant contribution to the teaching of this style of drawing. This is a fine advance for students who have mastered Bet Borgeson's Basic Colored Pencil Techniques.- Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Library Journal "An accomplished portrait artist and author, Kullberg begins her book in a defensive tone. Why, she asks, write a book about the details of hedges, apple blossoms, striped couches, and keyholes--the things that fill in the background and foreground of portraits? It's clear, though, that any artist will advance his or her colored pencil technique immeasurably through this book. The use of reference photos, demonstrations of feathering vs. definite strokes and the dense vs. airy approach, and excellent 'Frequently Asked Questions' boxes all make for a significant contribution to the teaching of this style of drawing. This is a fine advance for students who have mastered Bet Borgeson's Basic Colored Pencil Techniques." Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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