The Collins Artist’s Guides are a new series of inexpensive, superbly illustrated books on the materials, techniques and inspiration of painting, taken from the bestselling, award-winning Collins Artist’s Manual.
Drawing is an essential skill for artists of all levels of ability. Contents include information on choosing, caring for and using the many and varied types of drawing media, such as pencil, pastel, charcoal and ink, supports and accessories.
There is also advice on observation techniques, composition, drawing figures in isolation and within a setting, and sketching.
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A comprehensive and superbly illustrated book on materials, techniques and approaches to drawing.
'Collins Artist’s Guide to Drawing' helps you to develop those skills that are essential to every artist – the ability to observe with a critical eye, then set down your observations on paper. Some artists confine their drawing activities to making on-the-spot observations in a sketchbook, while others devote many hours to careful studies in pencil, pastel or pen and ink. Whatever route you follow, 'Collins Artist’s Guide to Drawing' will supply the inspiration and technical know-how.
Contents include choosing, caring for and using the many and varied types of drawing materials – pencils, charcoal, pastels, pen and ink, paper and accessories. There is also advice on drawing and observation, figure drawing, sketching outdoors, composition and drawing aids.About the Author:
Angela Gair is a writer and editor of many illustrated books, including ‘Collins Artist’s Manual’, ‘Watercolour Painter’s Question & Answer Book’ (HarperCollins), and ‘Encyclopaedia of Gardening Techniques’ (Dorling Kindersley).
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Book Description Collins, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004133137