This book by popular artist Lee Hammond looks at how to create lifelike drawings using coloured pencils.
Jam packed with over 40 step-by-step projects, this easy to follow book begins with looking at how to get started, colour swatches and various techniques. Covering techniques such as layering and burnishing, Lee also looks at value scales/gradation, colour, how to use colour and how to create contrast with colour.
It also looks at basic shapes and five elements of shading and teaches you how to draw a sphere or even an egg, before moving onto perspective and how to draw rectangular subjects.
This book features an array of wonderful everyday subjects, showing you how to create a line drawing from a reference photo. Included you will find projects such as how to capture fabric and texture, transparent and metallic objects, nature, animals and people.
Whether you need help drawing the textures of stones or bricks,or want to capture the essence of a horse in motion, a Bengal tiger or a colourful sunset, This book is sure to set you on the right road to becoming a coloured pencil artist.
North Light Books, Paperback, 143 pages