Be an Artist in 10 Steps

Be an Artist in 10 Steps

by Ian Sidaway, Patricia Seligman
     
 

Whether you're a complete beginner or keen to improve your skills, this book is sure to help you on your way to becoming a true artist.

Spanning five separate art forms, this amazing guide takes you through all the essential techniques needed to produce fantastic artworks using pastels, pencils, acrylics, watercolors and oils. Simply follow the series of

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Overview

Whether you're a complete beginner or keen to improve your skills, this book is sure to help you on your way to becoming a true artist.

Spanning five separate art forms, this amazing guide takes you through all the essential techniques needed to produce fantastic artworks using pastels, pencils, acrylics, watercolors and oils. Simply follow the series of projects to master each medium, then put your skills together for a final masterpiece.

Each technique is accompanied by step-by-step photographs, clear instructions and artist's commentary to help you progress quickly and easily. With practical advice on which materials, tools and papers to buy, as well as a thorough explanation of how to use each medium, you'll soon learn to realize your full artistic potential with this invaluable guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600618560
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
03/15/2009
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ian Sidaway studied graphics and worked as a designer before moving into painting and drawing. He has written over 25 practical art books and contributed to many more.

Patricia Seligman is the author of many books on painting, with a particular interest in watercolors.

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