Contains essential drawing and sketching techniques to improve your skills, whether you're a novice or expert. With specific, illustrated techniques designed to enhance your own skills, this is an invaluable resource for any artist. Over 40,000 copies sold worldwide. "The Still Life Sketching Bible "is especially designed for artists of all levels, beginner to advanced, who are looking to hone their skills in a specific style of artwork. The books are 6.5in x 8in, hardcover with an internal spiral binding so they lay open flat as readers follow the steps on their own canvas or paper. The book is beautifully illustrated and contains hundreds of colorful pieces of artwork, photographs, and helpful diagrams. Step-by-step instructions help guide artists through the learning process. This resource begins with a description of the equipment and techniques that still life artists need to get started, and moves in to step-by-step description of making pictures, including the composition, viewpoint and lighting; and drawing in context, which helps artists see unique details in their compositions. A gallery of still life sketches, and subjects will provide readers with plenty of inspiration as they begin their journey toward perfecting their still life sketches.