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 landscape subjects in pencil. The author explores a number of basic drawing techniques as he presents his own methods for developing a drawing to its fullest through a series of step-by-step demonstrations. YouÆll discover different methods of shading, ways of manipulating drawing tools to produce specific textures, and tips on how to design a well-balanced composition, providing you with the necessary knowledge to create your own landscape drawings from preliminary sketch to the completed work.
Each Drawing book in the How to Draw and Paint Series focuses on a particular subject and explains the materials needed to get started, as well as the basic techniques and special effects used to develop drawings to their fullest. Simple step-by-step instructions and clear demonstrations make it easy for anyone to learn to draw.
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.