Trace line art onto paper or canvas, and color or paint your own masterpieces

Janet Griffin-Scott
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The Trace & Color series invites artists to discover the world of coloring and painting as they use transferable sketches to create and color beautiful, finished works of art.

Now anyone can bring majestic and graceful horses to life in vibrant color with this delightful trace-and-color guide. Inside, six detailed templates and four sheets of graphite paper are provided to help the beginning artist get started. Artists can simply transfer the template line drawings to paper or canvas with the graphite paper and add color, using the medium of their choice! The book includes 32 pages of inspiration, providing basic information about color theory, as well as an introduction to several different mediums - colored pencil, oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, and marker. The overview for each medium covers the essential tools and materials an artist may need, including what types of paper or canvas can be used and any other special materials, as well as how to use various techniques to achieve effects. With a variety of horse breeds and settings, art enthusiasts will find everything they need to create their own horse portrait masterpieces.

Author bio:

Janet Griffin-Scott is a painter living with her family and several horses in Ontario, Canada. Although she works in a variety of art media, her favorite is watercolor. Her artwork is featured on a variety of giftware sold internationally.

Category: Art techniques
ISBN: 9781600584909
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: Trace & Color
Pub Date: March 2015
Page Extent: 32
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Art techniques & principles