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Successful Sketching (Quarto Book)

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No one draws perfect pictures without going through a process of trial and error. But, the more you know about tools and techniques, the more successful your work will be. Improve your abilities, skill by skill, with easy-to-follow drawing exercises that teach specific areas of expertise and encourage creativity.
x Learn, in detail, the difference between various types of paper, pen, crayon, and paint.
x Evaluate the pros and cons of several viewpoints and formats.
x Use perspective intelligently and imaginatively.
x Manipulate form, space, and tone for an interesting play of light and shadow, add fine details for a realistic effect, and explore color usage.
x Sketch and draw figures early on.
x Capture line and movement with rapid line drawing.
The fascinating mix of projects ranges from portraits to still lifes: each one includes a materials list, hints, corrections, and guidance. Your final sketch will look great!

Synopsis:

Improve your drawing, skill by skill. Each easy-to-follow exercise teaches one area of expertise. “Presumes a certain level of skill and builds from there. Graphite and charcoal sketching are quickly superseded by the sophisticated color and movement available from oil pastel, aquarelle pencils, and watercolor wash....Recommended.”—Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806923505
Subtitle:
Drawing
Author:
Wiffen, Valerie
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Sketching
Subject:
Pencil
Subject:
Drawing materials
Subject:
Pencil - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Pencil Drawing
Subject:
BG-JUVENILE PROP - BG-TODDLER/PRESCHOOL
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Quarto Book
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in

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Improve your drawing, skill by skill. Each easy-to-follow exercise teaches one area of expertise. “Presumes a certain level of skill and builds from there. Graphite and charcoal sketching are quickly superseded by the sophisticated color and movement available from oil pastel, aquarelle pencils, and watercolor wash....Recommended.”—Library Journal.

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