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The Digital Renaissance: Classic Painting Techniques in Photoshop and Painter

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Each chapter showcases one great painter and analyzes the techniques that set each one apart. These techniques are then imitated in step-by-step tutorials, allowing you to achieve amazingly convincing results and bring your own work to new creative heights.

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Carlyn Beccia, digital artist and award-winning author and illustrator of Who Put the B in the Ballyhoo?, The Raucous Royals, and I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat.

Key Features:

The first book to teach digital painting through the techniques of the old masters

A fascinating journey through some of the great moments of art history, as well as a lesson in modern techniques

Packed with quotes, stories and tips along the way to make learning more fun and more relevant

Please note: the website printed in the book [carlynpaints.com] is no longer valid. Please find the author’s dedicated book page at: http://www.carlynbeccia.com/carlynpaints/thedigitalrenaissance.html?

Also, the excercise downloads referred to in the book at: http://www.carlynbeccia.com/carlynpaints/downloads.html

The Digital Renaissance teaches you how to translate the methods and skills found in traditional art to the digital medium. By covering fundamental painting principles and the basics of digital software, before moving into tutorials that break down key techniques, professional artist Carlyn Beccia teaches you how to use the tools at hand to paint your own works of art.

Each chapter showcases one great painter and analyzes the techniques that set each one apart. These techniques are then imitated in step-by-step tutorials, allowing you to achieve amazingly convincing results and bring your own work to new creative heights.

Contents:

Introduction:

01: Michelangelo: Digital Fresco

02: Leonardo da Vinci: Sfumato

03: Caravaggio: Chiaroscuro

04: John Singer Sargent: Alla Prima

05: Mary Cassatt: Capturing Light

06: Paul Cezanne: Planes of Color

07: Pablo Picasso: Cubism

08: Georges Seurat: Pointilism

09: Gustav Klimt: Decorative Elements

10: George Stubbs: Folk Art Landscape

11: August Renoir: Impressionism

12: Frederic Remington: Textural Art

13: Georgia O’Keefe: Abstract Watercolor

14: Henri Matisse: Playing with Perspective

15: Arthur Rackham: Pen, Ink and Wash

16: Roy Lichtenstein: Digital Melodrama

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Author’s previous publications include

Who Put the B in the Ballyhoo?, The Raucous Royals, and I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat.

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