Drawing Light and Shade : Understanding Chiaroscuro Paperback
Part of the The Art of Drawing series
Giovanni Civardi shares his great expertise in drawing light and shade, beginning with the basics of drawing simple 3D shapes.
There are sections on shadows and cast shadows, simplifying tone, methods of shading, form and relief, composition, the perspective of shadows and many more.
We also learn a little bit about how light and shade have been used thoughout the history of art.
Finally the artist shows through his own superb drawings how the techniques and principles learned can be put into practice.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 64 pages, 100 black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2006
- Category: Drawing & drawings
- ISBN: 9781844481866