Drawing for Beginners

Drawing for Beginners

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This bumper gift book for beginners is full of practical advice and step-by-step exercises on drawing a wide range of popular subjects - wildlife, people, the countryside and buildings.


Drawing for Beginners covers all the essential aspects of drawing, starting with advice on the various drawing media - from pencils and pens to charcoal, pastel, pen and wash, and conte - and explaining how they can be used to achieve different effects. Other sections look at topics such as proportion, composition, light, tone and texture. All the techniques are very clearly and simply described, providing an ideal introduction to drawing for the complete beginner.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 216 x 282 x 19mm | 1,010g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 b/w illus, (+200 2-col only), Index
  • 0004133307
  • 9780004133300

About Peter Partington

Peter Partington is a well-known and highly respected wildlife artist. He is a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists, the author of Learn to Paint Birds in Watercolour, Learn to Draw Wildlife and Drawing for Beginners and a regular contributor to The Artist magazine


David Cook is a professional artist, well known for his work in coloured pencils. His work is exhibited throughout the UK and he holds regular painting courses and workshops. He has written articles for `The Artist' magazine, is the author of several books, and his work was featured in `Chromacolour', published by HarperCollins in 1996.
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