Basic Drawing Techniques (Art Handbooks)
Title: Basic Drawing Techniques (Art Handbooks)
Author: Richard Box
Presents step-by-step instructions on drawing, looking at the materials and equipment required and such aspects of illustration as tone, line, and color.
Matching quality instruction with convenience, the Art Handbooks series presents the respected lessons by talented art professionals in a small and transportable format. These tutorials teach techniques for a wide spectrum of artistic endeavors, from pencil drawing to oil painting, through step-by-step instructions and ample imagery of what to expect from each stage and completed process. They also provide invaluable information about the materials as well as additional tips for becoming confident with each medium.
Exploring multiple types of pencils, pastels, and charcoal in a variety of ways—including composition, line, tone, texture, and color—this guide demonstrates how easily artists can portray different effects, teaching how to look at nature and how to interpret subjects in personal and individual ways. Whatever their skill level, artists will be able to develop their own style with this informative, richly illustrated book.