Are you a beginner to colored pencil, have a million questions, and don’t know where to start? Discover the answers to some of the most asked questions by colored pencils artists in this book spanning the best of four years of Q&A articles written by Barb Sotiropoulos for COLORED PENCIL Magazine. Barb shares her expertise on colored pencil tips, techniques, art business and more! Own it all in one helpful 72-page book!
Learn the answers to topics like:
- How to get bright colors on black paper
- Blending tools and methods
- Finding the best tutorials for you
- Presenting your art professionally
- Using free reference photos creatively
This book also features five full-page images of Barb’s artwork.
Available for $9.99 USD as a digital download through COLORED PENCIL Magazine:
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SECTION 1: Techniques
Good technique is essential for the growth of any artist within their work. Don’t be fooled though, because it doesn’t always happen overnight. Learn the answers to common beginner questions, creating effects, blending tools & methods, how to make your colors stand out on black paper, mediums that mix well, examples of receiving bad advice and the difference between Derwent Inktense and watercolour pencils.
SECTION 2: Business
Making the leap from hobbyist to professional artist doesn’t have to as daunting as it may seem. In this section learn how to get started selling prints as well as tips on professional presentation and getting your art business started!
SECTION 3: Personal
Being an artist is more complex than just creating art. For many, it is an emotional journey that includes making decisions on which path to choose as you progress forward. Discover in this section how to restart your art, if you’re ready to teach, what the best tutorials for you are, and wellness tips for artists.
SECTION 4: Tips
Don’t you just love it when you come across a great tip that makes your life easier? Get ready to bookmark answered topics on using free photos creatively, knowing when to stop, creating a series, and storing your art.