Sketching : Techniques & Tips for Successful Sketching
She then looks at the basic techniques of sketching, emphasizing the importance of observation and showing how to make marks, use tone, create 3-D form and portray pattern.
She then covers a wide range of subjects, such as plants and flowers, skies, animals, the urban landscape, and figures and portraits, explaining how to compose your sketches and giving useful tips about sketching on the move. There's also a fascinating section on sketching from the Masters, to provide additional inspiration.
The instruction is clear and concise throughout, providing an ideal resource for artists of all levels to dip into when sketching out on location.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 82 x 117 x 14mm | 113.4g
- 06 Feb 2006
- HarperCollins Publishers
- London, United Kingdom
- Illustrations, color
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Table of contents
Covers all media, from pencils, pens, charcoals and conte to pastels, watercolour and gouache
Essential tips on sketching plants and flowers, landscapes, buildings, water, the coast and figures
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