Pre-order Chelsea's 3rd book, Modern Colored Pencil, which publishes November 5th by Walter Foster and Quarto Publishing.
Learn to use colored pencils and watercolor pencils to create vibrant, exciting works of art!
Modern Colored Pencildelves into all the basic techniques and concepts required tocreate fresh, colorful works of colored pencil art. Talented artist Chelsea Ward takes you on a lively,easy-to-followexploration of colored pencils in this book, which is packed with creative exercises and projects designed to show you how to work with the versatile, approachable colored pencil medium.
TheModern seriesof books offers a fun, contemporary approach to working with traditional art media, demonstrating that with the right type of instruction, encouragement, and tips, drawing and painting success can be achieved by any artist or creative type.Modern Colored Pencilbegins with a briefintroduction to various tools, such as pencils (including colored pencils, graphite pencils, and watercolor pencils), papers, and other tools. This handy book also demonstrates often-complicated concepts, such ascolor mixing,shading,texture, and more, in an easy, approachable manner. Once you have a handle on the basics, explore how tocreate dynamic color palettes,use basic shapesand techniques to render a range of subjects, andcreate various marks and textures.
From beautifulfloralsandnature motifstoanimalsandeveryday items,Modern Colored Pencilprovides a fresh, contemporary, and enjoyable approach to learning how to create vivid artwork in colored pencil.