Synopses & Reviews
In this book, William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to render a variety of beautiful trees in pencil. The author explains a number of basic drawing techniques before exploring basic tree shapes and leaf types. As you learn how to draw branches, bark, and ground foliage, step by step, youÆll also discover important tips about shading, creating textures, setting up compositions, and applying perspectiveùhelping you develop your own tree drawings to their fullest potential. Helpful examples and essential information make this comprehensive guide a valuable addition to any artistÆs drawing library!
Filled with step-by-step illustrations and instructions, this manual on drawing and painting trees guides beginners through the fundamentals and leads on to more sophisticated techniques for advanced artists. There are tips on using different mediums and techniques and the results they give.
About the Author
Recognized as one of America's foremost colorists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes, which he originally conceptualized, designed, and illustrated himself.