Discover and master the fundamentals of drawing with professional tips and expert instruction.
Designed especially for aspiring artists, Beginning Drawing offers a well-rounded introduction to the art of basic drawing. In this concept-and technique-driven approach, beginning artists will discover the fundamentals of the craft and how to put those skills into practice for creating realistic works of art. From selecting and working with the tools of the trade to learning a range of basic techniques, Beginning Drawing provides a thorough, easily digestible overview of key drawing concepts, including lighting, shading, shadows, perspective, texture, and composition, and then demonstrates how these techniques intersect, both functionally and creatively, in a wider context within a complete piece of art. Step-by-step lessons encourage practice, focusing readers on the methods and techniques designed to enhance their overall skill level, before graduating on to more subject-specific works. Packed with professional tips and expert instruction, Beginning Drawing is the perfect book for anyone desiring to learn, and ultimately master, the art of drawing.
Beginning Drawing: A multidimensional approach to learning the art of basic drawing
Format: Paperback, 128 Pages
Illustrations: 200 color & 300 b/w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 216 mm x 279 mm
Published: Oct. 24, 2016
"Excellent survey of some methods to best show perspective, volume, texture, shadow, form and reflection. The examples are inspiring and encourage you to get out your sketch book." - Dave