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Sketch Book for the Artist (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sarah Simblet)

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Sketch Book for the Artist takes its journey of investigation beyond the shores of Fine Art, covering a wide range of themes from portraits to plant studies and still life, and showing how to tackle each subject in a variety of different ways. From quick pencil sketches to fully finished color studies, the author uses "drawing classes" throughout the book to skillfully demonstrate each technique. Alongside drawings by famous Masters, the book uses the artist's drawing book as the center of its investigation, examining attitudes and demonstrating techniques that will excite the imagination and enhance the skills of the reader.Sketch Book for the Artist takes its journey of investigation beyond the shores of Fine Art, covering a wide range of themes from portraits to plant studies and still life, and showing how to tackle each subject in a variety of different ways. From quick pencil sketches to fully finished color studies, the author uses "drawing classes" throughout the book to skillfully demonstrate each technique. Alongside drawings by famous Masters, the book uses the artist's drawing book as the center of its investigation, examining attitudes and demonstrating techniques that will excite the imagination and enhance the skills of the reader.
An introduction to the art of drawing explores a wide variety of media and techniques for both novice and experienced artists, with practical guidelines on such topics as shape, shading, portraiture, architectural renderings, nature, and perspective.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 264
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Drawing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dk Pub
Author: Sarah Simblet
Language: English
Street Date: June 29, 2009
TCIN: 11553116
UPC: 9780756651411
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-2983
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