Anyone who has always wanted to draw in colored pencil but finds all those colors intimidating can breathe a sigh of relief after opening this book. Drawing Made Easy: Colored Pencil shows readers how to draw almost anything in colored pencil with ease! After introducing readers to the tools and materials needed to get started, award-winning artist Eileen Sorg demonstrates how to draw flowers, still lifes, animals, and a variety of other objects by building up color and form in simple layers. By the last page, readers will be able to draw a horse, a bowl of fruit, a tree frog, a puppy, and even a garden gnome with beautiful, vibrant color. The book also includes in-depth information on tracing and transferring images, so aspiring artists don’t even need to know how to draw to master the art of colored pencil!
Eileen Sorg is an award-winning artist who lives on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. Working primarily with a mixed media technique of colored pencil, watercolor, and ink, Eileen always strives for unique compositions that set her work apart. Eileen is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and a juried member of the International Guild of Realism and the Society of Animal Artists in New York. Eileen is the author of Landscapes in Colored Pencil, Portfolio: Beginning Colored Pencil, and Colored Pencil and co-author of The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing.