"A very comprehensive and enjoyable guide to drawing."
Review by julie
on 8th September, 2015
Purchased on Mighty Ape
A very comprehensive and enjoyable guide to drawing.
This is a complete and innovative practical guide that offers artists simple solutions to common drawing and painting problems. Solutions presented through clearly annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations ensure that problems can be quickly corrected. Solutions provided for a wide range of the most popular subject areas: landscape, flower and animal paintings. The techniques are shown throughout in all the key media: watercolour, graphite and coloured pencil, charcoal, acrylic and gouache.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Materials; Media; Technique; Animals; Intro; Includes: Dog; Cat; Rabbit; To be completed; Landscapes; Intro; Includes: Water; Mountains and Hills; Bridges and Buildings; To be completed; Flowers; Intro; Includes: Line and Form; Achieving Accuracy; Contrasts To be completed; Conclusion; Index.
Trudy Friend is the author of the four Problems and Solutions books published by David & Charles, all based on her popular column in Leisure Painter. Trudy is a respected artist and regularly writes for leading UK leisure painting magazines. She currently lives in Monmouthshire, UK.