Flowers: A Step-By-Step Guide to Master Realist Techniques in Graphite and Colored Pencil Painting: Drawing Projects for Beginnersby Veronica Winters
- LendMe LendMe™ Learn More
This book is created for beginners in art who would like to open up their creative side and engage in drawing flowers. With over 20 step-vy-step demos the book covers the basics of realist drawing that includes art materials section, color theory and color mixing, line types, textural effects, gesture, proportion, perspective, composition, blending techniques, layering in the darks, etc. In the book the artist demonstrates step-by-step how to draw various flower shapes from pictures in graphite and colored pencil. The art book gives wealth of information as well as ideas and inspiration for any student age 10 and above. For additional info and inspiration see the artist’s colored pencil drawings at Veronica’s official website: www.VeronicasArt.com
- UltraMax Publishing, LLC
- Publication date:
- Sold by:
- Barnes & Noble
- NOOK Book
- Sales rank:
- File size:
- 14 MB
- This product may take a few minutes to download.
Meet the Author
Native of Russia, Veronica Winters / born Grigorashvily / was born in 1976 in Safonovo, Smolensk Region. She has spent her childhood living in Zelenograd, a suburb of Moscow known for its electronic industry. Veronica always thought of herself as an artist but with the collapse of the Soviet Union she was forced to pursue a different career and received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Zelenograd Business College, a joint venture of the Moscow Institute of Electronic Engineering and the University of Tulsa. In 1995-1996 she was awarded a scholarship and studied at the University of Tulsa for two semesters.
Married at the age of 19 Veronica immigrated to the United States in 1997 where she has joined her husband Max Fomitchev after almost a year of separation. Only in the United States Veronica could fully explore her artistic abilities and started taking courses first at the Tulsa Community College and then in 2003 completing her Bachelor's of Fine Art degree at the Oklahoma State University. From the very beginning colored pencil was Veronica's medium of choice and she has shown formidable skill. Her colored pencil works has always displayed astonishing detail and deep saturated colors.
In 2005 Veronica has adopted her new name - Veronica Winters - and has completed her Master's of Fine Art degree in painting at the Pennsylvania State University. Veronica also took figurative art classes at the Art Students League of New York in New York City in 2008 and 2010. Today Veronica paints in her studio as well as teaches art. Veronica currently teaches at the Art Alliance of Central PA and the Galaxy, art-in-education program in Pennsylvania. She always welcomes new students to study painting and drawing in her studio.
In 2008 Veronica has completed her first instructional book - Painting in Colored Pencil: Basic Realistic Techniques for Beginners - complete with guides and how to-s on colored pencil drawing. She has also published a catalog of her works - Life in Colored Pencil available for purchase on-line.
Veronica has received numerous awards and magazine publications (including "Artists & Illustrators," "American Art Collector" and "Leisure Painter" UK art magazines) and commissions and her works can be found in private collections in the U.S.A. and Europe.
The artist is represented by the West Shore Gallery in Harrisburg, PA and Russian Art Salon, Zelenograd, Moscow,Ru.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >
I am sorry I ever wasted money on this nook book . It is badly organized, very few colored pictures. If you try to zoom in to see the examples better it becomes too fuzzy to see. I wish I could return it to Barnes and Noble
What typ of flowers