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Artist Book Giveaway!
Instructions for Blending, Shading & Other Techniques
Improve your coloring skills with these simple, step-by-step instructions for techniques using colored pencils. Intended for beginning artists and coloring book enthusiasts, this guide is ideal for those without formal training but with some experience of coloring with pencils. A wealth of suggestions and exercises will show you how to take your skills to the next level.
Discover how to create volume with such shading techniques as crosshatching, long and short strokes, and color gradation. Learn how to form unique textures that add detail to images. Practice blending techniques and layering one color at a time to control values and colors effectively. Full-color photographs throughout the book illustrate each method as well as lessons in color theory. Eight practice pages from Dover’s bestselling Creative Haven® series of coloring books provide the opportunity to test your new techniques.
Pencil Stroke Types
Highlights on White and Colored Papers
Blending Colors with Solvents
Blending with Light-Colored Pencils
Basics of Color Theory
Using Gray Color to Create Selective Focus
8 Coloring Pages
Sea Life Mandala
One (1) lucky reader will win a copy of How To Color Like An Artist Book! The giveaway will end April 30th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
- The giveaway is open to US residents, age 18+, only.
- Lynchburg Mama (and any co-hosting blogs) are not responsible for prize shipment.
- No P.O. Boxes, please.
- No purchase required.
- Winners are chosen randomly via Giveaway Tools.
- Winners will be notified via email and have 48 hours to claim his/her prize. A new winner will be chosen if a response is not received.