Pencil Magic: Surprisingly Simple Techniques for Color and Graphite Pencils

Overview

Learn To Draw Like A Professional Artist

Professional artists have magical secrets that you need to know! They use simple but sophisticated techniques like impressed lines, stippling, and subtractive drawing to produce fabulous art. With Pencil Magic, you can master these same methods to create a richer experience whenever you are making a card, embellishing a scrapbook page, or just doodling for fun.

Crafting guru Marie Browning show you how ...

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Overview

Learn To Draw Like A Professional Artist

Professional artists have magical secrets that you need to know! They use simple but sophisticated techniques like impressed lines, stippling, and subtractive drawing to produce fabulous art. With Pencil Magic, you can master these same methods to create a richer experience whenever you are making a card, embellishing a scrapbook page, or just doodling for fun.

Crafting guru Marie Browning show you how to use both graphite and colored pencils to create impressive designs for paper arts, journals, mixed media, Zentangle-inspired pieces, and more. Her simple methods are gratifying to use, require a minimum of supplies, and produce stunning results that will have everyone asking “How did you do that?”

Discover how to turn simple line designs into something fabulous with the impressed technique. Master classic drawing strokes like hatching, cross-hatching, and scrumbling. Use shading to add depth and dimension to your drawings, and give your projects a professional finish. The design possibilities are endless!

• Simple fine arts methods for both graphite and colored pencils
• Create beautiful pencil illustrations that will amaze everyone
• Fun new pencil techniques for crafters, stampers, and paper artists
• Stroking, blending, shading, zero drawing, and the impressed technique
• Detailed step-by-step instructions and gorgeous finished examples

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574217179
  • Publisher: Design Originals
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,123,578

Meet the Author

Marie Browning is the author of 31 crafting books, with more than 2 million copies in print. Her articles have appeared in national craft, home décor, and trade magazines. The winner of several Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) design awards, she was named a “Top Influential Industry Designer” by Craftrends magazine. A creative consultant to craft industry manufacturers, she is currently signature designer at American Tombow.

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