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The Practical Encyclopedia of Drawing

Pencils, Pens and Pastels, Observing and Measuring - Perspective - Shading - Line Drawing - Sketching - Texture - Using Negative Spaces - Composition

By Ian Sidaway, Sarah Hoggett

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Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 September 2015
From graphite pencils and charcoals to soft pastels and crayons, the art of drawing encompasses a variety of mediums and techniques, all of which are included in this comprehensive book. The first part of the book explains materials and equipments and describes the most popular drawing techniques through a series of short practice exercises. The second part has over 25 easy-to-follow projects. From a simple study of a grandmother and child to a modern city skyline there is something here for everybody. A series of 'quick sketch' projects are also included to show you how you might approach subjects in 5-, 15- and 30-minute drawings.

About the Author

Ian Sidaway has been working as an artist for many years. He is the author of 20 art technique books, including The Practical ncyclopedia of Acrylics, Oil and Gouache. Sarah Hoggett is a writer who specializes in practical art titles.

EAN: 9781780194509
ISBN: 1780194501
Publisher: Southwater Publishing
Dimensions: 21.84 x 16.51 x 1.52 centimeters (0.48 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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