The Complete Drawing Course by Stan Smith, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Complete Drawing Course

The Complete Drawing Course

by Stan Smith
     
 
Internationally acclaimed artist and instructor Stan Smith's techniques are so easy to learn, you'll soon be applying the principles of composition, perspective, light, and shading to still-lifes, landscapes, portraits, and figure drawings. A section on tools and materials explains the various properties of pencils, crayons, inks, paints, and different types of paper

Overview

Internationally acclaimed artist and instructor Stan Smith's techniques are so easy to learn, you'll soon be applying the principles of composition, perspective, light, and shading to still-lifes, landscapes, portraits, and figure drawings. A section on tools and materials explains the various properties of pencils, crayons, inks, paints, and different types of paper and discusses the selection and use of equipment like easels, supports, and sketchbooks. The following section shows beginners how to develop a trained eye and how to incorporate basic principles into their work right from the start. The remainder of the book includes a variety of interesting step-by-step projects for beginners and advanced students. Filled with dozens of exercises for pencil, ink, and charcoal, these projects are designed to build skills, develop techniques, and bring out the hidden talent in every home artist. 9 3/4" x 11 3/4". Color and black-and-white photos and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760716359
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
Barnes and Noble Edition
Pages:
160

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