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Exploring the Basics of Drawing (05 - Old Edition)by Victoria Vebell
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Practical, classroom-tested instruction is at the core of this new introduction to basic drawing skills, written by one of the country's leading illustrators- a teacher admired as much for her ability to inspire students as for her artistic talent. Centered on the art of drawing still-life objects with charcoal, Exploring The Basics of Drawing presents a logical, step-by-step approach that not only gets results but also inspires readers to learn and excel. Thorough coverage of the fundamental skills needed to learn to draw includes still-life drawing, basic shapes, and the key concepts of perspective, light, value, and space. At the heart of the book are drawing projects that show step-by-step progress toward a finished drawing, giving readers the practice they need to build their skills and their confidence.
Practical instruction is at the core of this new book, authored by a highly accomplished illustrator and full-time instructor, who is admired for her artistic talent. It imparts a logical, step-by-step process to the art of drawing realistically that not only gets results but also inspires readers to learn and excel. Thorough coverage of the fundamental skills needed to learn to draw almost anything include still life drawing, basic shapes, and the key concepts of perspective, light, value, and space. At the heart of the book are drawing projects that show steps along the way to a finished illustration, offering readers the practice they need for improving skills and confidence.
About the Author
Victoria Vebell is a widely admired illustrator whose work has appeared in a variety of formats during the past three decades. She is currently being represented by Art Works Illustration in New York. Victoria teaches at Pratt Institute in New York City.
Table of Contents
Introduction.Getting Started.Basic Shapes.Spherical Objects. Cubical Objects. Rectangular Objects.Cylinrical Objects.Conical Objects. Complex Shapes.Drapery.Metal.Glass.Additional Media.Beyond Still Life.Parting Words.Index.
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