Synopses & Reviews
Drawing is not a special gift, as many are led to believe; learning to draw well and accurately is a skill that anyone can achieve, provided they are motivated and willing to practise fundamental techniques. Whether you are working in monochrome with charcoals, or manipulating the brilliant colors of the popular medium of pastels, this handy-sized easy-to-use volume is a guide to the materials, techniques and methods that any beginner will need, while providing professional tips and advice for the more accomplished artist.
This book outlines basic setting up and preparation, taking the reader step-by-step through all the techniques, with practical projects to follow at home. Once the basics have been mastered, the book then details more specialized methods, explaining clearly and simply how to achieve increasingly advanced effects.