Designed especially for aspiring artists, Beginning Drawing offers a well-rounded introduction to the art of basic drawing. In this concept-and technique-driven approach, beginning artists will discover the fundamentals of the craft and how to put those skills into practice for creating realistic works of art.
From selecting and working with the tools of the trade to learning a range of basic techniques, this book gives you a thorough, easily digestible overview of key drawing concepts, including lighting, shading, shadows, perspective, texture, and composition, and then demonstrates how these techniques intersect, both functionally and creatively, in a wider context within a complete piece of art. Step-by-step lessons encourage practice, focusing readers on the methods and techniques designed to enhance their overall skill level, before graduating on to more subject-specific works.
Packed with professional tips and expert instruction, it is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn, and ultimately master, the art of drawing.
- 128 pages
- By Alain Pickard
- Includes step-by-step instructions
- Takes you through key drawing concepts, e.g. shading, perspective, composition
- Features colour and black and white photography