Over the last few decades, colored pencil has gained immense popularity as a fine art medium, and this Walter Foster Publishing and Reeves-produced book is a wonderful introduction to this unique art form. These brightly colored tools allow precision and control and can produce a range of effects, qualities that make them both easy and enjoyable to use. This guide will teach you all about the tools and materials you will need and the basic pencil strokes and techniques to use with them. With personal tips from the artist, this book provides step-by-step instructions that guide you through five impressive and inspiring colored pencil projects. Plus you'll learn how to draw on colored paper and textured grounds, how to use a colorless blender, and much more!