"The New Colored Pencil" is a new publication by Watson Guptill authored by Kristy Ann Kutch. You can expect wonderful art books from Watson Guptill and this is not an exception. This beautiful book is for beginners and experts in this field of art. The beautiful art captured in this step by step primer is exceptional. The new Colored Pencil is an incredibly thorough resource for artists using this artistic medium whose popularity is growing. From tips, techniques, tools, to the latest in pencil technoogy and attributes, this is a one-stop book for both budding and established artists.
The book is broken down by type of pencil: Wax based
(traditional) colored pencils, water-soluble colored pencils, and wax
pastels (the new crayon-type of pencil). Each chapter describes the
various tools and accessories, brands and their prices/advantages,
mediums, and of course different techniques. As well, drawings, in
various stages, are presented for learning to create different types of
works and very inspirational images are interspersed throughout.
The book is cleanly laid out and easy to read/follow. The sections are
broken down in a way to make referencing the various techniques, tips,
or tool info making it easy and efficient.