Bird Art

Bird Art Author Alan Woollett
ISBN-10 1782212965
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Search Press(UK)

Few creatures symbolize the beauty of the natural world better than birds, while their delicacy, poise and power combine to create irresistible subject for the artist. More than a teaching guide, the book is a sumptuous well of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. Award-winning artist Alan Woollett shows you the techniques, materials and compositional skills you need to create your own stunning realistic bird artwork using graphite and colored pencils.

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils

Drawing Birds with Colored Pencils Author Kaaren Poole
ISBN-10 9781402752636
Year 2008
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company

To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.

Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured Pencils Author Sue Vize
ISBN-10 1785001590
Year 2016-06-20
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Crowood Press (UK)

Drawing with graphite and colored pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study, and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with color, pencils give you absolute precision. The book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers, and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises, and more than 300 color illustrations.

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits Author Alyona Nickelsen
ISBN-10 9780385346276
Year 2017
Pages 192
Language en

Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture. Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists face in creating lifelike images, and will prime readers on the intricacies of color, texture, shadow, and light as they interplay with the human form. In this truly comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step demonstrations, Nickelsen considers working from photo references versus live models; provides guidance on posing and lighting, as well as planning and composing a work; discusses tools, materials, and revolutionary layering techniques; and offers lessons on capturing gesture and expression and on rendering facial and body features of people of all age groups and skin tones.

Drawing Birds

Drawing  Birds Author Maury Aaseng
ISBN-10 9781600583407
Year 2013-03-15
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Pub

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of birds, including barred owl, great blue heron, and ruby-throated hummingbird, along with information on choosing tools and creating textures.

Colored Pencil Explorations

Colored Pencil Explorations Author Janie Gildow
ISBN-10 9781581801866
Year 2002-12-05
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher North Light Books

In introduction to colored pencil art that explains how to mix colored pencils with watercolor, pastel, acrylic, ink, and more.

The Book of the Bird

The Book of the Bird Author Angus Hyland
ISBN-10 1780677502
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Laurence King Publishing

The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations, and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics. Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.


Birds Author Lee Hammond
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924089517803
Year 2001
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Northlight

Includes tips and reference photos for drawing realistic beaks, wings and feet with surprising realism.

Draw Portraits in Colored Pencil

Draw Portraits in Colored Pencil Author Ann Kullberg
ISBN-10 152347517X
Year 2016-02-05
Pages 198
Language en

A Dream Team of artists ready to teach you... 200 pages of portrait WOW! Everything you could ever dream of learning about portraits in colored pencil is in this single most remarkable volume. You could easily expect to pay hundreds to be taught by 29 top portrait artists, but not only is this book a combination of thousands of hours of experience and an absolute encyclopedia of numerous techniques - for the stunning depth and amount of instruction inside, it's also a steal. An impressive number of colored pencil brands, paper surfaces and dozens of styles and techniques can be found in Draw Colored Pencil Portraits - a true powerhouse of step-by-step instruction and eye-candy. What's Inside? -11 complete portraits, each featuring 16 large, step-by-step images and crystal-clear instruction. -18 step-by-step demos of specific portrait elements outlined in detail, like hair, eyes, facial hair, clothing and more. -200 pages. Full Color. Soft cover or PDF (digital download) Ship date: February 15, 2016 This all-inclusive book will transform your portraits from average to exceptional. FEATURED ARTISTS: -Tanja Gant -Linda Lucas Hardy -Karen Hull -Sunil Joshi -Ann Kullberg -Jesse Lane -Dean Rogers -David Sandell -Holly Siniscal -C.J. Worlein -Lisa Zadravec CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Kate Clark, Noriko Dewitt, Brian Duey, Titika Faraklou, Lori Garner, Karina Griffiths, Christina Iotti, Nancy Jones, Christine Karron, Markus Klein, Cynthia Knox, Sharon Kow, Julie Podstolski, Sheila Theodoratos, Carol Maltby, Cindy Wider, Debra Yaun

Capturing the Essence

Capturing the Essence Author William T. Cooper
ISBN-10 9780643101562
Year 2011
Pages 124
Language en

Capturing the Essence is a step-by-step personal guide - by one of Australia's greatest living bird artists - to observing, retaining the essential information and then painting birds from field notes and sketches,photographs and other field observations. The author takes the reader through the processes involved in oil painting, watercolour and acrylic techniques, and a piece of art is built up in stages to demonstrate the skills required in each of these media. While the book covers some of the general basics relevant to various kinds of painting of natural history subjects, the concentration is very much on birds. Painting or drawing any subject well, gives great satisfaction. In this book the author hopes to help the reader become competent at drawing and painting birds, or at least to enjoy trying!

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression Author Marjolein Kruijt
ISBN-10 178221321X
Year 2016-11-30
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Search Press(UK)

A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions for using charcoal, inks, watercolors, oil paints and pastels, this book is a must for all animal lovers.

The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds

The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds Author
ISBN-10 9781597141956
Year 2012
Pages 117
Language en
Publisher Heyday

This is more than a guide to drawing birds it is also an introduction to the lives, forms, and postures of the birds themselves.An imaginative field instruction book for really seeing and drawing birds by the bestselling author of the innovative field guides on the Sierra and San Francisco Bay.

Cp Cats

Cp Cats Author Gemma Gylling
ISBN-10 1506188184
Year 2015-02-20
Pages 122
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace

Any level of artist can benefit from CP Cats - even newbies. Gemma Gylling is just that good at teaching! CP Cats book is full of detail, detail and more detail; not just showing you...but teaching you how to draw every imaginable kind of fur, eyes, ears, muzzles, paws and whiskers. LEARN 11 different kinds of strokes with examples for each plus how and where to use them. TRAIN your eye to see and recreate the direction of fur and which stroke to use. PRACTICE and perfect the art of drawing expressive cat eyes. CREATE beautiful blended backgrounds for your cats paintings with confidence and skill. Every step in this thorough book is accompanied by large, beautiful drawings and easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction. CP Cats is a detailed, generous book that's destined to soon become used, worn and well-loved. You'll be creating award-winning drawings of your favorite felines in no time! 16 mini-demos and 4 full step-by-step lessons. 180+ images.