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I Was a Horse
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Using Equine Science
to Improve Your Art


by Lily Splane

Graphite Paper  402

Backside (Verso) Rub  402

Projection  402

Digital Assistance: Using a Computer  403

Scanning, Resizing, and Filtering a Photo for    Use as a Transfer Image  403

Resizing Digital Screen Images  403

Enlarging Hardcopy Photos  403

Enlarging Digital Photos  405

Tracing a Photo  410

Using a Computer to Create a Color Palette    412

Fixing Your Own Art  413

Using Photos  415

Take Your Own Photos  415

The Perfect Shot vs. Unusable Shots     415

Good Photos  415

Bad Photos  415

Creating Composite Images  415

Chapter 10: Art Fundamentals  417

Rules of Composition  417

Vary the Approach in Your Art  419

Color Theory  421

Clashing Colors  426

Color, Environment, and Emotions  427

The Psychology of Color  427

Environmental Factors—Surroundings Set the    Mood  430

Unconventional Colors in Horse Coat Palettes    433

Light Direction and Shadows  436

Depicting Time of Day with Shadows  438

Light and Shape  438

Depth and Distance  439

Perspective  439

Artist “Trademarks” that Distinguish Your Art  443

Beloved Equine Artists  443

Chapter 11: Tools and Techniques  446

Equipment  446

Painters  446

Drawers  446

Sketching vs. Drawing vs. Painting  446

Surfaces  447

Canvas  447

Canvas Panels  447

Pre-Stretched Canvas Frames  448

Canvas Rolls  448

Papers  448

Media  449

Graphite Pencil  449

Contouring in Line Drawings  450

Charcoal  450

Pen & Ink  450

Pastel  451

Watercolor  451

Gouache  453

Watercolor Pencils  453

Ink Pencils  453

Acrylic Paint  454

Oil Paint  454

Alkyds  457

Mixed Media  457

Chapter 12: Digital Art—Painting with Pixels  459

Programs (Software)  459

Commercial Paint/Photo Programs (pixel-    based)  459

Commercial Drawing Programs (vector-based)     459

FREE Open-Source Software (for Windows,    Mac, and Linux)  459

Drawing Tablets—Essential Device for Painting    Digitally  460

Step-By-Step Instructions for Creating a Horse in    Photoshop®  460

Medium Tone  460

Shadows  461

Highlights (Sheen)  461

Blending  461

Eye Tutorial  462

Iris  462

Nictitating Membrane  462

Pupil  463

Shadows  463

Specular Highlight  463

Translucency  463

Waterline  464

Mane and Tail  464

Hooves and Chestnuts  465

Tips  465

Digital Painting Procedure  466

Constructing a Horse in Photoshop®  467

Adjustment Layers   472

Chapter 13: Templates for Technique Practice  477

Chapter 14: Author Gallery  517

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