Learn to make pictures pop off the page! With step-by-step projects that are designed to help sharpen skills and heighten confidence, Realistic Textures demonstrates simple techniques for rendering the textures of everyday objects, such as metal, wood, plastic, hair, fur, feathers, and more. To simplify the process, the book includes easy-to-understand instructions and detailed illustrations. The most essential aspects of understanding value, such as seeing values as shapes, creating a range of contrasts, evoking mood, distributing light and shadow, and using value to create texture are covered in depth. Paperback. 64 pages. 6� � 9� (17 cm � 24 cm).