Cover image for 101 textures in colored pencil / by Denise J Howard.
Title:
101 textures in colored pencil / by Denise J Howard.
Title Variants:
One hundred one textures in colored pencil
ISBN:
9781633223400
Publication Information:
Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Publishing, 2017.
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note:
"Practical step-by-step drawing techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces & textures" -- Cover.
Abstract:
There has never been a better time to master textures! Knowing how to make your surfaces and textures look real is one of the most challenging aspects of creating art in coloured pencil, even for experienced artists.101 Textures in Colored Pencil provides artists with step-by-step instructions for drawing a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more.101 Textures will take you through the best and most affordable tools at your disposal as well as techniques for the surfaces on which you draw. Each page is a comprehensive resource on how to create a specific texture, complete with two to three easy-to-follow steps and a final, detailed image of the finished artwork. Plus, the book is organised into sections based on subject matter, making finding what exactly what you need a breeze. Don't put your artistic endeavours on hold!
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Get a feel for your art--literally! 101 Textures in Colored Pencil teaches you every technique you'll need to give your colored-pencil drawings realistic, palpable texture.

There has never been a better opportunity to master textures. Knowing how to make your surfaces and textures look real is one of the most challenging aspects of creating art in colored pencil, even for experienced artists. 101 Textures in Colored Pencil provides artists with step-by-step instructions for drawing a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more.

To get you started, this comprehensive guide opens with a review of tools and materials as well as basic skills , such as strokes, effects, and color mixing. Each page of instruction is a comprehensive resource on how to create a specific texture , complete with two to three easy-to-follow steps and a final, detailed image of the finished artwork. Plus, the book is organized into sections based on subject matter, so you can easily find the specific texture you're looking for. An artist's gallery in the back of the book provides examples of the textures in completed works of art.

Just a sample of the textures you will learn to render: People : smooth skin; aged skin; straight, curly, and wavy hair; lips Animals & Insects : smooth, curly, and course canine fur; elephant skin; feather; fish scales Fabrics & Textiles : burlap, tweed, silk, velvet, leather, lace, sequins Glass, Stone, Ceramics, Wood & Metal : porcelain, polished silver, hammered brass, peeling paint Food & Beverage : red wine, cut citrus fruit, coconut, peach, dark chocolate Nature : smooth and rough bark, moss, river pebbles, still and rippled lake, clouds 101 Textures in Colored Pencil includes all the textures you need to create realistic masterpieces in colored pencil.


Author Notes

Denise Howard has earned regional, national, and international awards for her colored pencil drawings. She has been featured in Colored Pencil Magazine and Ann Kullberg's COLOR Magazine , has work published in several books, and is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, the UK Colored Pencil Society, and the Pencil Art Society.


Table of Contents

Getting Startedp. 4
How to Use This Bookp. 5
Tools & Materialsp. 6
Techniques & Color Mixingp. 10
Peoplep. 16
1 Smooth Skinp. 17
2 Aged Skinp. 18
3 Straight Hairp. 19
4 Curly Hairp. 20
5 Wavy Hairp. 21
6 Facial Hairp. 22
7 Eyep. 23
8 Nosep. 24
9 Lipsp. 25
Animals & Insectsp. 26
10 Smooth Canine Furp. 27
11 Curly Canine Furp. 28
12 Coarse Canine Furp. 29
13 Canine Eyep. 30
14 Long Cat Hairp. 31
15 Short Cat Hairp. 32
16 Cat Eyep. 33
17 Horse Coatp. 34
18 Horse Manep. 35
19 Elephant Skinp. 36
20 Snakeskinp. 37
21 Leopard Furp. 38
22 Fish Scalesp. 39
23 Featherp. 40
24 Butterfly Wingp. 41
25 Spiderwebp. 42
Fabrics & Textilesp. 43
26 Burlapp. 44
27 Woolp. 45
28 Tweedp. 46
29 Plaidp. 47
30 Denimp. 48
31 Cottonp. 49
32 Silkp. 50
33 Satinp. 51
34 Velvetp. 52
35 Leatherp. 53
36 Sequinsp. 54
37 Lacep. 55
38 Straw Hatp. 56
39 Woven Basketp. 57
Glass, Stone, Ceramics, Wood & Metalp. 58
40 Stained Glassp. 59
41 Clear Glassp. 60
42 Translucent Balloonsp. 61
43 Cobalt Glassp. 62
44 Porcelainp. 63
45 Shiny Goldp. 64
46 Polished Silverp. 65
47 Pewterp. 66
48 Copperp. 67
49 Hammered Brassp. 68
50 Clay Potteryp. 69
51 Rusted Steelp. 70
52 Wet Pavementp. 71
53 Paint Dripsp. 72
54 Brickp. 73
55 Peeling Paintp. 74
56 Marblep. 75
57 Pearlp. 76
58 Amethystp. 77
59 Smooth Woodp. 78
60 Aged Woodp. 79
61 Wooden Barrelp. 80
62 Wrought ironp. 81
Food & Beveragep. 82
63 Red Winep. 83
64 Citrus Fruit Rindp. 84
65 Cut Citrus Fruitp. 85
66 Pineapplep. 86
67 Applep. 87
68 Grapesp. 88
69 Strawberryp. 89
70 Coconutp. 90
71 Peachp. 91
72 Walnut Shellp. 92
73 Black Coffeep. 93
74 French Baguettep. 94
75 Frostingp. 95
76 Dark Chocolatep. 96
Naturep. 97
77 Smooth Barkp. 98
78 Rough Barkp. 99
79 Pine Needlesp. 100
80 Pineconep. 101
81 Palm Frondp. 102
82 Thatched Roofp. 103
83 Fernp. 104
84 Mossp. 105
85 Grass Fieldp. 106
86 Flower Petalsp. 107
87 Mountain Rockp. 108
88 Smooth Rockp. 109
89 River Pebblesp. 110
90 Sandp. 111
91 Seashellp. 112
92 Running Riverp. 113
93 Still Lakep. 114
94 Rippled Lakep. 115
95 Bubblesp. 116
96 Firep. 117
97 Oceanp. 118
98 Cloudsp. 119
99 Raindrops on Waterp. 120
100 Raindrops on a Windowp. 121
101 Fall Foliagep. 122
Artist's Galleryp. 123
About the Authorp. 128