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Pencil Magic: Landscape Drawing Techniquesby Phil Metzger
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Create Spectacular Landscape Drawings while Mastering the Basics
Inside Pencil Magic, author and artist Phil Metzger will help you develop your artistic skills with just two simple tools: pencil and paper.
Whether you're a beginning artist or a pro looking to sharpen your skills, you'll find invaluable information for mastering the fundamentals of drawing including: Basic strokes including flat, crosshatching and directional strokesDrawing styles from quick sketches to detailed blended-stroke drawingsStrategies for accurately capturing measurements and proportionsHow to draw landscape elements including trees, shadows and pathsMethods of conquering perspectivePencil Magic provides all of the step-by-step guidance and inspiration you need for capturing realistic landscape details. It's loaded with helpful tips and advice as well as nearly 600 sketches and drawings. These reliable, proven drawing techniques will help you achieve satisfying results in all your work.
With Pencil Magic readers will learn to improve their artistic skills with just two simple tools: pencil and paper. Featuring invaluable instruction this guide will help beginning and advanced artists master the fundamentals of drawing including. -The spectrum of basic strokes, including sharp, crosshatching, and directional strokes -Drawing styles from quick sketches to blended-stroke drawing -Strategies for capturing measurements accurately -How to paint trees, shadows, paths, and other landscape elements -Various methods of approaching perspective With ten step-by-step demonstrations, Pencil Magic appeals to artists at all levels of artistic ability, while making learning the basics easy.
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