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Creative Colored Pencil - Easy and Innovative Techniques Gary Greene - Paperback

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Creative Colored Pencil - Easy and Innovative Techniques for Beautiful Painting by Gary Greene - Paperback

New, Easy & Fun Colored Pencil Techniques

In Creative Colored Pencil, you will find secrets for amazing new and never-before-seen techniques that will turn your everyday colored pencils (both traditional wax-based and water-soluble) into liquid pencils! Whether you want to learn how to color with colored pencils or want to learn how to paint exceptionally realistic colored pencil artwork, get ready to use materials you've probably never considered before -- each a true innovation!

Inside You'll Find:

  • A full primer on types of pencils, recommended tools and basic techniques
  • Demonstrations for turning colored pencils into "paint" using easy-to-find materials such as rubber cement thinner, mineral spirits and rubbing alcohol
  • 14 colored pencil projects (including full palette lists) including flowers, landscapes and animals
  • You will discover an unlimited variety of creative possibilities, from the painterly style of acrylics and oils to the loose watercolor look of water-soluble colored pencils and everything in between.

Get ready to lose yourself as you learn how to use colored pencils in ways you never thought possible.

About Gary Greene: In addition to being an accomplished fine artist, Gary Greene has been an art director, graphic designer, technical illustrator, and professional photographer since 1967.

He is the author of eleven North Light Books and eight full-length colored pencil video workshops. He has been a contributor to The Artist's Magazine, and his colored pencil paintings have appeared in numerous other publications.

Gary has taught colored pencil and photography workshops nationally and internationally since 1985 and conducts online workshops for the Artist's Network. He is a fifteen-year Signature Member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA).

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: North Light Books (May 11, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 144033837X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1440338373