Author: Kaaren Poole
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Release Date: 2008
To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.
Author: Alan Woollett
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
Release Date: 2017-03-09
Genre: Birds in art
Few creatures symbolise the beauty of the natural world better than birds. Their delicacy, poise and power combine to create an irresistible subject for the artist. In this his first book, award-winning artist Alan Woollett captures perfectly, in breathtaking detail, the exquisite beauty of birds in their natural environments using graphite and coloured pencils, often combining both media in the same composition. More than a teaching guide, this book is a sumptuous source of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. With clear, step-by-step demonstrations and projects to work through as well as numerous examples of the author's stunning artworks, this book represents a true masterclass in the art of drawing birds.
Author: Ai Akikusa
Release Date: 2014-03
Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing animals using colored pencils, including elephants, polar bears, lions, penguins, and deer, with tips on drawing animal hair and experimenting with colors.
Author: Pat Averill
Publisher: Walter Foster
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Colored Pencil Step by Step, from the acclaimed Walter Foster Artist’s Library Series, is filled with information that will help artists of all levels learn all about drawing with colored pencil. This colorful, comprehensive guidebook explores drawing and layering colors, plus a range of styles and techniques for creating your own works of art in colored pencil. Three renowned colored pencil artists guide you step by step through 11 vibrant lessons, demonstrating a variety of special techniques and tricks along the way. Whether you’re a novice or an accomplished artist who has never experimented with a colored pencil, this book will provide the instruction and inspiration you need to master this versatile medium.
Author: Debra K. Yaun
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
Release Date: 2009-07-01
An introduction to drawing animals with colored pencils covers techniques, color theory, and basic pencil strokes and includes step-by-step instructions for depicting an assortment of pets, wild animals, and birds.
Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Release Date: 2011-07-11
The first book to combine two powerhouse subjects and popular pastimes – bird watching and drawing. In this unique guide, readers will be instructed how to identify and attract over 45 popular species of North American birds, as well as learn how to draw them with step-by-step instructions. Each bird’s profile includes the following information: Range (including range map for each profile) Plumage for both male and female Length (in inches and centimeters) Weight (in pounds and grams) Wingspan (in inches and centimeters) Habitat Food Feeder food to attract Full-color photograph Following each profile, there are complete instructions for drawing the bird with colored pencils. The drawings can begin using the basic outline provide, or by freehand, allowing the book to be used by artists of all skill levels. An overview lesson on colored pencils, including basic color theory concepts and techniques, is included as well. Identify and Draw North American Birds features 47 of the most popular birds found in our backyards as well as along our seashores. It will delight artists and naturalist alike.
Examples and illustrations feature over three dozen different artists and their varied sketching styles. Detailed step-by-step drawing instructions are helpful for both beginning and experienced artists.
Author: Mindy Lighthipe
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
Release Date: 2017-11
The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture and render beautiful, realistic, and vibrant botanical artwork! An expert botanical artist educates you about the tools and materials traditionally used in botanical illustration, including pencils, colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, and pastels. This thorough yet easily digestible guide includes overviews of key illustration techniques and basic color theory and mixing and is loaded with exercises designed to help you learn to see shape, value, and form. By learning to understand plant life and anatomy, you can craft elegant flowers, leaves, trees, and much more in no time! To bring it all together, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration includes step-by-step demonstrations to follow along with as you practice taking sketches and transforming them into fully rendered, colorful pieces of fine art.
Author: Lee Hammond
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2000-10-15
Lee Hammond, writer/artist of the successful Discover Drawing series, creates a brand new sales opportunity with the Drawing in Color series, featuring the same realistic approach to drawing as always, but in colored pencil.Glorious color, realistic style, appealing subject matter and clear step-by-step instruction makes these books a great place for colored pencil artists to start. Each title begins with an encouraging You Can Do It chapter, followed by information on choosing colored pencils and basic techniques such as blending and burnishing. Subsequent chapters focus on drawing features with lots of step-by-step demos, concluding with information for putting it all together into a single image and in a complete composition.