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Colored Pencil Step by Step by Debra Kaufman Yaun, Sylvester Hickmon, Pat Averill

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Introduction

Colored pencil is a simple, versatile medium—it can be used to replicate the look of oils, watercolor, acrylic, and more. Although it has been used as a fine art medium for less than a century, its popularity has grown significantly over the last few decades. It’s easy to understand why more and more artists are attracted to colored pencils—they are fairly inexpensive and convenient to transport. They are also nontoxic, easy to find in art and craft stores, and combine well with other media. Whether you choose to use colored pencils for sketches or to create fully rendered drawings, you will find that they are brightly hued and precise tools that are a joy to work with.

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