Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil [NOOK Book]

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You won't believe the incredible drawings you can create using common pencils and the special techniques illustrated in this book. These methods are so easy that anyone—from doodler to advanced artist—can master them in minutes! Step by step, you'll learn how to capture the look of metal, glass, weathered wood, skin, hair and other textures. Two detailed start-to-finish demonstrations show you how to use these textures to create drawings that look so real they seem to leap right...

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Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil

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Overview

You won't believe the incredible drawings you can create using common pencils and the special techniques illustrated in this book. These methods are so easy that anyone—from doodler to advanced artist—can master them in minutes! Step by step, you'll learn how to capture the look of metal, glass, weathered wood, skin, hair and other textures. Two detailed start-to-finish demonstrations show you how to use these textures to create drawings that look so real they seem to leap right off the page.

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Contrary to the publicity on this book, it doesn't contain techniques "so easy that anyone--from doodler to advanced artist--can master in minutes." This is instead a highly challenging manual on achieving effects close to photographic with little more than a sharp pencil. Hillberry, an artist and teacher, offers splendid demonstrations on creating the look of metal, wood, hair, and even cracked glass. To his credit, Hillberry admits one needs to have already grasped shape, proportion, and perspective before approaching this level of realism. Highly recommended for collections that need more than the basics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440321863
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/15/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 464,887
  • File size: 30 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2002

    Super Book!

    Mr. Hilberry has put together a fantastic instructional book together for the pencil artist with the basic skills under their belt who is now looking to hone their technique. This book fulfills its title by teaching how to draw photo realistic textures of all kinds via great tutorials, superb pictures of technique examples and his finished work, all tied together with very easy to read text. Being a relatively new pencil drawing artist myself I can attest that his book helped me make several large steps up with the quality of my drawing. Its rare to find as gifted an artist as Mr. Hillberry sharing his technique and insight with us really makes it this a stand out. As soon as I saw it, I knew it was a 'must have'. As a matter of fact I'm wearing out my copy due to referring back to it all the time.

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