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The Art of Basic Drawing: Simple step-by-step techniques for drawing a variety of subjects in graphite pencil

The Art of Basic Drawing: Simple step-by-step techniques for drawing a variety of subjects in graphite pencil (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised Edition)

By Powell, William F.
By Butkus, Michael
By Foster, Walter
By Tavonatti, Mia

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Filled with easy step-by-step instruction from a variety of artists and a wealth of inspiring images to study and admire, The Art of Basic Drawing shows beginning artists how to draw everything from flowers and still lifes to landscapes, animals, and people. You'll find plenty of... helpful tips on choosing the right tools and materials, fundamental drawing techniques, developing value and shading, and setting up an effective composition, as well as important information about the influences of perspective, balance, and texture. Detailed examples of animals, people, flowers, and landscapes will help guide you through the most challenging aspects of drawing almost anything, from basic shapes to realistic details. With a striking new design and refreshed, easy-to-understand instruction, this comprehensive drawing guide is the perfect first step for beginning artists. Follow along, step by step, as professional artists reveal their drawing secrets. With practice, you'll soon be able to capture amazing realism in your own pencil drawings. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3. The Collector's Series offers approachable, step-by-step art instruction for a variety of mediums and subjects, such as drawing, oil, acrylic, watercolor, cartooning, calligraphy, and more. Perfect for beginning artists, each title features artist tips for drawing or painting anything and everything from people, animals, and still life to flowers, trees, and landscapes.
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ISBN 9781633228320
Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
Publisher Walter Foster Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised Edition
Series Collector's Series
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781633228320
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walter Foster Publishing
Imprint Walter Foster Publishing
Released 3 Mar 2020
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised Edition
Edition Revised Edition
Author(s) By Powell, William F.
By Butkus, Michael
By Foster, Walter
By Tavonatti, Mia
Series Collector's Series
Category Drawing & Drawings
Art Techniques & Principles
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 222mm
Height: 296mm
Dewey Code 741.2
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Drawing - Technique
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade

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