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Ryota Hayashi’s Colored Pencil Drawing

Ryota Hayashi’s Colored Pencil Drawing

Ryota Hayashi’s Colored Pencil Drawing
How to Draw Realistic Landscapes from Outdoor Sketches


Popular colored pencil artist Ryota Hayashi teaches you his techniques to draw amazing super-realistic landscapes from outdoor sketches using only five colors!


After an introduction to the basics, the book explains how to draw sketches and turn them into artworks. It also includes five lessons with step-by-step instructions to try your hand at it right away! You will only need five colors to complete the lessons: cyan, magenta, yellow, black, and white.



Ryota Hayashi artwork gallery
Chapter 1: Tools and basic techniques
Chapter 2: Tips for outdoor sketching
Chapter 3: Drawing realistic landscapes with colored pencils: step-by-step tutorials


    ■ by Ryota Hayashi

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 128 pages

    ■ Published in April 2019

    ■ ISBN: 9784798619194

    ■ Japanese title: 林亮太の色鉛筆で描く 野外スケッチからリアルな風景画ができるまで

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea


    Ryota Hayashi graduated in Art History from Waseda University. After working as a graphic designer and illustrator, in 2009 he started creating art with colored pencils. In January 2014 he became the first Japanese artist to be featured in the American magazine "Colored Pencil Magazine." Besides creating art, he teaches colored pencil classes in cultural centers in the Tokyo area and has authored various colored pencil manuals.

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