Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media
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Easy colored pencil techniques for your nature-inspired mixed-media collages!
Discover the beautiful bits of nature all around you and learn unique ways to incorporate them into your mixed-media collages with the help of Colored Pencil Collage. You will learn all the basics you need to use colored pencils in your nature paintings. Then you will practice creating and arranging appealing designs and compositions. Finally, 17 collage projects demonstrate mixed-media techniques for a variety of surfaces as well as featuring in-depth instruction for creating life-like nature drawings. Whether it's feathers, butterflies, flowers or leaves, you'll be inspired to look to mother nature for future projects!
- 28 lessons teach composition, design and colored pencil techniques
- 17 mixed-media projects
- 21 drawing templates to help you get started
a leather book cover). “volumes bound in green leather and tooled in gold” to equip or be equipped with tools for industrial production. “the factory must be tooled to produce the models” Demonstration Beauty and Grace The paper doily. It comes in so many shapes and sizes and adds such a charming element to your artwork without a lot of work. Perfection in a little piece of paper heaven. Combined with the beauty of the green darner dragonfly on a wooden table, it is a graceful
buttons to the back of the chipboard bee, then glue the bee to the canvas. Shading Spend time practicing your shading for added depth in your art pieces. CHAPTER 5 Surfaces Exploring different surfaces or substrates is a must for any creative artist. You have to find what you like to create on and what you can do with it. Trying out a variety of surfaces you have around the house should be the first place to start. Look around. I bet you can find something wooden, a tin piece,
neck area is filled with Sandbar Brown then Slate Grey. Shade it with Dark Umber, then Indigo. Fill the shoulders with Sandbar Brown then Slate Grey, then shade with French Grey 70%. Outline the top edge using French Grey 70% then add a touch of Indigo Blue to outline. STEP 11: Color and Create the Wing Details The wings are created from the outside in to create the roundness of the bug’s shape. Along the edge, create color values of Sandbar Brown, getting lighter as you go into the
and binding agents. Oil-based, water-soluble and mechanical colored pencils are also manufactured. Colored Pencil Basics There are a few things to know about colored pencils. First, you have to find a brand you like the feel of. Go into an art store and play with their selection of colored pencils in the store’s demo area or buy a few of each brand to try at home. Believe me, you will know what you like almost immediately. I prefer Prismacolor because the lead is wax and very soft bodied
with a medium value pressure. The third set of lines show value strokes created with more pressure at the left and less toward the right. F Creating values, or thick/thin lines as I refer to them, takes practice and control. The top example is pleasing in that it has all the values there—dark, medium and light. The second shows dark and light, no middles, so it creates a dashed line effect. The third shows medium and dark with just a little light. The fourth shows a very dark in the