Lessons on Shading

Lessons on Shading

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by W. E. Sparkes
     
 

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It takes the proper infusion of light and shade to accurately represent an object's solidity and character. With this time-honored guide, artists will easily develop a keener, more educated eye for introducing shadow, light, gradation, and reflection to drawings. This insightful study begins with fascinating artistic experiments and exercises, moving on to…  See more details below

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It takes the proper infusion of light and shade to accurately represent an object's solidity and character. With this time-honored guide, artists will easily develop a keener, more educated eye for introducing shadow, light, gradation, and reflection to drawings. This insightful study begins with fascinating artistic experiments and exercises, moving on to illuminating advice on how to deepen volume, evoke sunlight, and create mood. Various shapes such as pyramids, cones, spheres, and vases each necessitate different shading techniques, and are all expertly described in a wonderfully instructive tone and eighty-seven skillful illustrations. Thorough guidance on materials and how they should be manipulated to achieve specific effects is also included in this concise and enlightening resource for artists of all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486141145
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/09/2012
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,273,566
File size:
9 MB

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Lessons on Shading 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do not buy this book if you are a beginner or you are looking for easy to follow lessons.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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