Watson Drawing Book / Edition 1

Watson Drawing Book / Edition 1

by Ernest W. Watson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0486426068

ISBN-13: 2900486426067

Pub. Date: 05/01/2003

Publisher: Dover Publications

Both serious students and amateurs will appreciate this guide to drawing, an ideal resource for those who want to develop their skills whether for professional reasons or simply for pleasure. Its comprehensive chapters cover all of the basic black-and-white drawing media: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, brush and ink, quill and rush pens, felt-tip, wash, and mixed

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Both serious students and amateurs will appreciate this guide to drawing, an ideal resource for those who want to develop their skills whether for professional reasons or simply for pleasure. Its comprehensive chapters cover all of the basic black-and-white drawing media: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, brush and ink, quill and rush pens, felt-tip, wash, and mixed media. A showcase of technical methods allows students ample opportunity to experiment with finding their preferred approaches. Technical information includes instruction in such important basics as perspective, proportion, form analysis, light, and shade. Portrait drawing, figure sketching and outdoor sketching are also covered. In addition to the authors' sketches and studies, the text features numerous drawings in a variety of techniques by old masters as well as contemporary artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900486426067
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
Dover Art Instruction Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160

Table of Contents

Preface
I THE URGE TO DRAW
II WHAT IS GOOD DRAWING?
III PERSPECTIVE
IV MEASUREMENT AND FORM ANALYSIS
V "LIGHT, SHADE, AND SHADOW"
VI PENCIL
VII CHARCOAL
VIII PEN AND INK
IX DRYBRUSH
X BRUSH AND INK
XI WASH
XII FELT TIP
XIII PORTRAIT DRAWING
XIV FIGURE SKETCHING
XV OUTDOOR SKETCHING
XVI TREES
XVII SKY
INDEX OF NAMES

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