Painting Light with Colored Pencil


by Cecile Baird

Capturing the elusive qualities of light is one of the most sought-after goals of artists in every medium, and Painting Light with Colored Pencil helps readers achieve that goal with:

-An overview of the basics of any work of art, such as composition, gathering reference material, value and color -Over 20 step-by-step lessons covering a variety of popular subjects, including fruit, flowers, textures and water -Two extended demonstrations that show readers how to combine the individual lessons to create a refined, detailed painting

Through the techniques explained in this book, readers will learn how to unlock the potential of colored pencils to create realistic, light-filled paintings that glow.

Cecile Baird's work has won numerous national and international awards and has been published in several American art magazines.

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