The Sketching And Drawing Bible
An Essential Reference For The Practicing Artist
ISBN10: 0785819452 ISBN13: 9780785819455 Publisher: Chartwell Books Published: Feb 28 2005 Pages: 192 Weight: 1.12lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. The Sketching and Drawing Bible is a complete guide to drawing media, from pencils and charcoal to pastels and colored inks. Learn how to achieve exciting and unusual effects by combining two or more drawing media. Over 100 step-by-step demonstrations show ways of tackling tricky subjects. Includes tips on how to professionally present your work and get it into the marketplace. Over 140,000 copies sold have been sold worldwide. With chapters on different media and techniques that involved shading, blotting, drawing with pens, pencils, and brushes, frottage, sgrafito, and scraperboard. More advanced techniques like scratching, and wet-brush pastel will intrigue new and advanced artists. Step-by-step instructions walk artists through projects like portraits and figure drawing, landscape drawings, cityscapes and urban settings, patterns, animals, household objects and more.