This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all drawing enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist.
It begins with advice on a wide variety of drawing media including graphite and coloured pencils, charcoal, chalks, pastels, conte crayons, water soluble pencils and various pens.
It goes on to explore the various techniques that can be used with these media from making marks and creating tone and texture to mixing and overlaying colours.
There is detailed, specific advice on drawing landscapes, trees and pets, with step-by-step demonstrations for readers to follow.
Each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational drawings by the five featured artists, in a rich variety of styles.
This title comprises material from the "Leisure Arts" series: "Basic Drawing Techniques" (9780855328429); "Drawing Landscapes" (9780855328467); "Drawing Trees" (9780855325824); "Drawing Pets" (9780855325565); "Water Soluble Pencils" (9780855329631).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages, 198 colour
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2009
- Category: Drawing & drawings
- ISBN: 9781844484393