Tuesday, April 04, 2017

How to Color Like an Artist Review & GIVEAWAY

How to Color Like an Artist: Colored Pencil Techniques including Blending & Shading by Veronica Winters is a 96 page Paperback released (April 19 2017) from Dover Publications. It includes 8 coloring pages from Dover's bestselling Creative Haven® series of coloring books. The pages are single-sided and perforated. Artist and teacher Veronica of Veronica's Art leads a practical course in coloring with pencil crayons. You will learn, then apply, the core techniques artists use to perfect their coloring. Veronica uses Prismacolor Premier and Caran d'Ache Pablo colored pencils. Each demo includes the exact pencil she uses, brand and color. You are free to use whatever brand and color you like, as I am. It is the technique practice that is fundamental. The author stresses using quality products for best results. As a beginner, I am finding the demos very helpful. It's nice to know some art terminology and color theory too. Would you like to develop your coloring skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way? Get your copy below!

Table of Contents
Introduction
Basic Materials

Chapter 1
Pencil Stroke Types

Chapter 2
Shading Techniques

Chapter 3
Highlights on White and Colored Papers

Chapter 4
Textures

Chapter 5
Blending Colors with Solvents

Chapter 6
Blending with Light-Colored Pencils

Chapter 7
Basics of Color Theory

Chapter 8
Color Harmony

Chapter 9
Using Gray Color to Create Selective Focus

Chapter 10
Combining Mediums

Troubleshooting
About the Author

8 Coloring Pages
Giraffes
Toucan
Mehndi Design
Turkey
Poppies
Lion
Sea Life Mandala
Face

Page 67  Combining Mediums / Poppies Coloring Page

Page 2  Pencil Stroke Types

Page 42  Basics of Color Theory

How to Color Like an Artist is available worldwide at Dover Publications. Dover, Great Books, Variety & Value Since 1941. Check out their catalog at Dover Publications. Dover has generously offered to giveaway a copy! One winner will be selected at random. Open until April 18, 2017. Prize includes free shipping Canada & USA. Good luck!

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43 comments:

  1. Id love to gift Creative Haven Creative Kittens Coloring Book to my daughter :)

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  2. I'd like the Alexander Hamilton coloring book.

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  3. I would love the Creative Haven Circular Cities Coloring Book.

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  4. I'd also love the Art Masterpieces colouring book.

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  5. I would like to have the Tiffany Windows Coloring Book

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  6. The Fantasy Artroom is something that I liked from Dover Publications.

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    1. It works now!
      Thank you very much kitblu for letting me know. You rock!

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  8. I would love their Amazon Animals Book here ~ http://store.doverpublications.com/0486798992.html Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

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  9. Wow, they have a lot of books. I'd love to have the Fairyland Stained Glass Coloring Book.

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  10. I like the Creative Haven Norman Rockwell Classics from The Saturday Evening Post Coloring Book. I always have been a fan of his work.

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  11. Tiffany windows, but would like all of them, just started adult coloring books & really love it!

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  12. I'd love a copy of Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti, illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

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  13. I'd also like a copy of the Birds Of Paradise Coloring Book. ~Leah B

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  14. I would love to win this book to learn more about colour!

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  15. Creative Haven Norman Rockwell Classics from The Saturday Evening Post Coloring Book

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  16. I would love the Easy Carpentry Projects for Children book.

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  17. I really like the Creative Haven Creative Kittens Coloring Book.

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  18. I would love the Norman Rockwell Classics. I always loved how he captured expressions.

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  19. I already have Alhambra Stained Glass Coloring Book in my cart at Dover! Dover coloring books are consistently wonderful.

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  20. Creative Haven Creative Kittens Coloring Book I have 4 cats so this looks like a fun one to color in.

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  21. I'd love to have the book The Art of Stone Painting: 30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity! We have a group here where I live that paints rocks and hides them about town.

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  22. I like the book Fantasy Butterflies.

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  23. I like the Creative Haven Butterfly Coloring book .

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  24. I would like the Creative Haven Christmas Trees Coloring Book

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  25. I also really like the Creative Haven Garden Party Stained Glass Coloring Book - See more at: http://store.doverpublications.com/0486798275.html#sthash.8VyIrh0v.dpuf
    Marlene V.

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  26. I would like the Steam Punk Fashions Coloring Book.

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  27. They certainly have a wide selection to choose from but i like Dover Masterworks: Color Your Own American Folk Art Paintings

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  28. I like the Creative Haven Butterfly Mandalas Coloring Book.

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  29. I also like the Creative Haven The Saturday Evening Post Americana Coloring Book.

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  30. The Abstract Designs coloring book looks like it would be so relaxing!

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  31. Love to have the book "Fancy Dresses Described: A Glossary"

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  32. My daughter & I both really enjoy coloring & doing crafts so we'd like Butterfly Arts & Crafts Fun Kit! !

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  33. I like the Creative Haven Amazon Animals: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist.

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  34. I would like to have the Gardening à la Mode: Vegetables for myself.

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  35. I like the The Cheese Handbook: Over 250 Varieties Described, with Recipes.

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  36. I like the Amazon Animals coloring book.

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  37. I would love the Art of Drawing Animals.
    Laurie Emerson

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  38. I would like The Twentieth Day of January.

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  39. I would love to have Creative Haven Nature Whimsy: A WordPlay Coloring Book

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