A new title in the Collins You Can Paint series of painting books for absolute beginners. Written by professional artist-teachers, these books start with real basics and assume no knowledge or experience of painting whatsoever.
Full of easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, the Collins You Can Paint series starts will give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence to start sketching in a variety of media.
All the instruction is broken down into really easy step-by-step exercises to help you to practise and build up your knowledge and expertise of sketching in different media. For example, you learn how to sketch a tree in three stages, then a cloudy sky and finally how to sketch a simple foreground, so that in the end you can sketch a complete landscape.
In this book Jackie Simmonds takes the reader by the hand with simple exercises and explains exactly how to sketch a range of different subjects, so that by the end of the book you feel that you can really produce a sketch to be proud of in a variety of different media.
Sketching media covered:
graphite pencil and charcoal
conte and pastel pencils
watercolour soluble pencils and crayons
pen and ink
markers and felt-tips
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Have you always wanted to sketch? Now you can! 'Collins You Can Paint: Sketch' will give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence to pick up a pencil or pen and have a go.
Jackie Simmonds takes the absolute beginner by the hand and starts by explaining how to make different marks using a variety of sketching media. Then, with easy step-by-step exercises, she shows exactly how to sketch the separate elements of a picture one by one.
You will learn how to sketch simple still life and landscape subjects in pencils, pastel pencils, water-soluble pencils and conte. With stage-by-stage demonstrations to show how to combine features in a single sketch, it won't be long before you can produce sketches to be proud of.About the Author:
Jackie Simmonds is a successful artist and author with several art instruction books to her name, including Pastels Workshop and Learn to Paint Gardens in Pastels (both HarperCollins) and Pastel Workbook. She is a Pastel Society award winner and has made six teaching videos on painting.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004134001
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004134001