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Landscapes & Vistas: Learn to Draw an Assortment of Outdoor Scenes--Step by Step (How to Draw & Paint: Drawing)

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Discover how to draw beautiful, realistic landscape scenes with award-winning artist Diane Cardaci. Inside you’ll find information about the tools and materials you’ll need to get started, as well as basic drawing techniques so you can work through each of the stunning projects with ease. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions to paint six unique, eye-catching landscapes and vistas, including mountains, wildflowers, trees, and more. A reference photo accompanies each project, so you’ll learn how to transform your everyday photographs into beautiful pieces of art with only paper and pencil.

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From basic drawing techniques to tools and materials, this guide instructs the reader on how to draw a variety of beautiful landscape subjects, using a combination of drawing media such as pencil, charcoal, and ink. Drawing: Landscapes and Vistas features instructions on rendering natural textures, capturing mood and perspective, and creating minute details of the natural world. Learn to create your own landscape drawings through a series of step-by-step projects designed to get you started in this ever-popular subject area.

About the Author

Award-winning artist Diane Cardaci was classically trained at the Art Students League of New York City, Parsons School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts. Her passion for both realism and nature led her to start her professional art career as a natural science illustrator, and she eventually turned to portraiture. Diane is a Signature member of the American Society of Portrait Artists and is the author of four previous Walter Foster drawing books. Visit www.dianecardaciart.com.

Table of Contents

Tools & Materials

Pencil Basics

Drawing Techniques

Approaching the Drawing

Focusing on Shapes

Building the Framework

Creating Texture

Combining References

Creating a Realistic Drawing

Adding the Details

Closing Thoughts

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600583032
Author:
Cardaci, Diane
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
How to Draw and Paint
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
13.75 x 10.25 in

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From basic drawing techniques to tools and materials, this guide instructs the reader on how to draw a variety of beautiful landscape subjects, using a combination of drawing media such as pencil, charcoal, and ink. Drawing: Landscapes and Vistas features instructions on rendering natural textures, capturing mood and perspective, and creating minute details of the natural world. Learn to create your own landscape drawings through a series of step-by-step projects designed to get you started in this ever-popular subject area.

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