A complete step-by-step course in drawing techniques, with 25 projects and 800 photographs
From graphite pencils and charcoals to soft pastels and crayons, the art of drawing encompasses a variety of mediums and techniques, all of which are comprehensively covered in this invaluable manual. Part One, Getting Started, explains the materials and equipment needed before describing the most important drawing techniques through a series of short practice exercises. Part Two, Drawing Projects, has over 25 specially commissioned projects to try, including landscapes, still lifes, people, animals, buildings, and trees and flowers. There are also 'quick sketch' projects which show how to approach a subject in 5-, 15- and 30-minute drawings. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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Biblio NotesDiscover the pleasures and practicalities of drawing with this fully-illustrated artist's manual. A practical introduction to all aspects of drawing from beginners to intermediates, with full technical instruction. Provides guidance on different drawing methods: drawing outlines, shading and tonal work, line and wash, sketching, using negative spacing, blending, frottage and sgraffito, as well as fundamental principles such as understanding perspective, composition and colour. Features 25 original full-scale step-by-step projects, from a simple study of a grandmother and child to a modern city skyline.
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