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Drawing and Sketching

Drawing and Sketching (Paperback)

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Collins Need to Know is a series of illustrated books covering a wide range of popular subjects and activities. Attractively illustrated in colour throughout, these handy, practical books give you all the information you need to know in a concise and accessible way. Thinking about taking up drawing or sketching? Need to know about the best techniques? Want to know which materials to use? Collins Need to Know? Drawing and Sketching is a one-stop guide to all the know-how, insider tips and inspiration you need. Well-known artists Jackie Simmonds, Wendy Jelbert and Marie Blake take you by the hand, using step-by-step exercises to teach you the basics of sketching a range of subjects. There is advice on which materials to use and all the different drawing media are covered: pencil, charcoal, conte, pen, coloured pencils, pastels and water-soluble pencils. By the end of the book even a real beginner can create a drawing to be proud of. Contents include: / Flowers / Still life / Trees / Water / Landscapes / Seascapes / People / Buildings Don't be held back any longer - get Need to Know? and get sketching!

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsDrawing & drawingsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsPainting & art manuals Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 04/04/2005 ISBN-13: 9780007193271  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jackie Simmonds is a popular painter and artist. She also runs workshops and painting holidays, has written several art instruction books and made several art instruction videos. Marie Blake is a qualified art teacher who has taught at many levels. Wendy Jelbert has made several art instruction videos and written many books. She runs painting workshops at home and abroad.

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