Chapter 1 What is drawing? Chapter 2 Materials and equipment Chapter 3 Making a start Chapter 4 Light and dark Chapter 5 Drawing in colour Chapter 6 Observation and interpretation Chapter 7 Keeping a sketchbook Chapter 8 Planning your drawing Chapter 9 Design principles Chapter 10 Subject matter Chapter 11 Developing your ability Chapter 12 Framing and presentation glossary taking it further index
Teach Yourself Drawing offers a comprehensive course for the beginner as well as a helpful source of reference for those with more experience.
Robin Capon studied painting and lithography at University of London Goldsmith's College School of Art and then completed the post-graduate art teacher's certifcate course at Brighton College of Art. Until 1988 he combined a successful career in teaching with writing and pursuing his own fine art work, but since then he has worked exclusively as a freelance artist and writer. Robin has also worked as a tutor for the National Extension College and as an examiner for several leading examining boards. He writes monthly features and reviews for 'The Artist and Leisure Painter' magazines and he is the author of 20 books on art and craft subjects, including two in the Teach Yourself series: Teach Yourself Drawing and Teach Yourself Watercolour Painting.