This practical one-stop guide will show you all the techniques and inspiration you need to start drawing. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour illustrations and expert advice throughout.
Thinking about taking up drawing or sketching? Need to know about the best techniques? Want to know which materials to use?
Well-known artists Jackie Simmonds, Wendy Jelbert and Marie Blake take you by the hand, using step-by-step exercises to teach you the basics of sketching a range of subjects. There is advice on which materials to use and all the different drawing media are covered: pencil, charcoal, conte, pen, coloured pencils, pastels and water-soluble pencils. By the end of the book even a real beginner can create a drawing to be proud of.
Contents include: flowers; still life; trees; water; landscapes; seascapes; people; buildings.
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“Well done, easy to follow, and properly detailed” – Artists and Illustrators.
“The text is helpful and easy to follow and there are many examples, demonstrations and exercises to encourage and help the reader.” – Leisure PainterAbout the Author:
Jackie Simmonds is a popular painter and artist. She also runs workshops and painting holidays, has written several art instruction books and made several art instruction videos.
Marie Blake is a qualified art teacher who has taught at many levels.
Wendy Jelbert has made several art instruction videos and written many books. She runs painting workshops at home and abroad.
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