Collins Learn to Draw - Still Life

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9780004133331: Collins Learn to Draw - Still Life

Learn to Draw Still Life is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners, now with attractive new covers. Still life is traditionally the ideal drawing subject for the complete novice.

Drawing is an essential skill for all artists and this book makes learning to draw still life as simple as possible. All the basics are covered, to provide a sound foundation in drawing techniques, and numerous attractive illustrations and step-by-step drawings show how these are put into practice. The book includes practical information on:

tools and equipment
• selecting your subject
• composition
• portraying light and tone
• proportion and perspective
• pattern and texture

Perfect for total beginners, Learn to Draw Still Life will also be valuable to more experienced artists wanting to improve their drawing skills.

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• Looking at basic shapes
• Choosing the right medium
• Proportion and perspective
• Structure and form
• Light and shade
• Pattern and texture

Everyone would like to be able to draw and for all artists, whatever their level, drawing is an essential skill. In this easy-to-follow guide all the basic drawing techniques are explained with numerous illustrations and step-by-step drawings.

About the Author:

Valerie Wiffen is a practising artist and teacher. Her skills in observed drawing and painting have led to many commissions and her paintings have been exhibited at the New English Art Club and in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions. She regularly runs drawing and painting courses at West Dean College in West Sussex and is also the author of several other books on drawing.

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Wiffen, Valerie
Published by HarperCollins UK (1999)
ISBN 10: 0004133331 ISBN 13: 9780004133331
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description HarperCollins UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110004133331

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