Easily create endless colors and beautifully realistic artwork with this affordable, transportable medium! Artist Lisa Dinhofer guides you through burnishing and blending for seamless surfaces and using solvent to create a soft-focus wash effect. Quickly conquer erasing, scraping and embossing techniques to add texture and dimension to your work and dive into various methods of masking to keep your borders pristine and preserve lifelike highlights. Harness the full potential of your pencils with a still-life rendering, and establish value and atmospheric depth through strategic placement of warm and cool colors. Explore your creative instincts with colored pencil and gain the confidence to create expressive, exuberant works of art!