Pen & Ink Techniques [NOOK Book]

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This reader-friendly guide allows artists and would-be artists at all levels of achievement to experience the satisfaction of drawing with pen and ink techniques. Richly illustrated and containing dozens of simple exercises, it covers everything from the basic tools and materials to the production of advanced effects.
A seasoned instructor, author Frank Lohan presents dozens of exercises for beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists. His topics range from the creation of ...
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Pen & Ink Techniques

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Overview


This reader-friendly guide allows artists and would-be artists at all levels of achievement to experience the satisfaction of drawing with pen and ink techniques. Richly illustrated and containing dozens of simple exercises, it covers everything from the basic tools and materials to the production of advanced effects.
A seasoned instructor, author Frank Lohan presents dozens of exercises for beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists. His topics range from the creation of hatching, tones, and stippling to dealing with the problems that can arise when adding texture, light, and shade. An extensive reference section features examples of landscapes, trees and foliage, flowers, faces, animals, and a wealth of other subjects. Helpful suggestions include tips for copying, reducing, and enlarging sketches; instructions for easy matting; and guidelines for reproducing sketches on greeting cards and notepaper.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486137681
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/23/2012
  • Series: Dover Art Instruction
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 404,822
  • File size: 22 MB
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Table of Contents


Introduction

Part I: Basics
Paper
Pens
Some Basic Guidelines
Practice Strokes
Pen Size
Copying Pictures
Easy Matting
Minimizing Outlines

Part II: Beginning
Old Barrel--Outline and Instructions
Old Books--Outline and Instructions
Landscap Practice
Brick Wall and Fence--Outline and Instructions
Landscape--Outline and Instructions
Old Door--Outline and Instructions
Stippling--Outline and Instructions
Barn--Outline and Instructions
Castle Steps--Outline and Instructions
Seascape--Outline and Instructions
Hillside--Outline and Instructions
Mailbox--Outline and Instructions

Part III: Intermediate
Greeting Cards and Note Paper
Background Trees
Flowers
An Old Greek Fountain
Stone and Wrought Iron
Stone Chimney
Animals
Near Gatlinburg, Tennessee
In the Great Smoky Mountains
Faces
Scratchboard
A Utah Panorama
Working from Photographs
An Old Cedar Tree

Part IV: Reference
A Practice Sketchbook
Foregrounds
Trees
Bricks
Stonework
Barns
Different Techniques
Shingle Siding
Clapboard Siding
Stucco
Rocks
Boats
Ships
Seaside Scenes
Snow Scenes
Fur and Feathers
Ear of Corn
Close-up Faces
Fountain Pen Sketches
Brush Sketches
Drawing with Twigs and Other Things

Bibliography

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  • Posted September 12, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    A Detailed Guide This book is a great must-have for beginners,

    A Detailed Guide

    This book is a great must-have for beginners, as it clearly explains the basic tools needed to start ink sketching. The type of paper and pen you use do matter, and having the correct tools can make learning to sketch in ink much easier. There are some techniques that appear advanced, but they are explained in a straightforward. easy to understand guide. This book is really approachable and inspiring; especially if you are interested in photorealism. Lohan's drawings of nature and buildings are so detailed! I find the trees captivating and the guide makes them easy to re-create. My only complaint is that, it only covers the usual types of line hatching. If you are look for more advanced techniques for pen & ink, you will learn so much more from The Technical Pen.

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