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Sketching Your Favorite Subjects in Pen & Ink
     

Sketching Your Favorite Subjects in Pen & Ink

by Claudia Nice
 

In Sketching Your Favorite Subjects in Pen & Ink, Claudia Nice covers all aspects of pen and ink drawing. You'll find complete instruction for and demonstration of techniques such as crosshatching, stippling, texture and value contrasts, as well as the use of contour, parallel and scribble lines. All of theses techniques are illustrated throughout by

Overview

In Sketching Your Favorite Subjects in Pen & Ink, Claudia Nice covers all aspects of pen and ink drawing. You'll find complete instruction for and demonstration of techniques such as crosshatching, stippling, texture and value contrasts, as well as the use of contour, parallel and scribble lines. All of theses techniques are illustrated throughout by the author's striking works. You'll find chapters detailing:

  • Houses and Buildings: using freehand and architectural styles, learn to detail barns, houses and cityscapes.
  • Animals: draw realistic animals by focusing on anatomy, facial features and hair texture.
  • The Plant Kingdom: learn to sketch plants, flowers, leaves and trees - from an individual flower to an entire forest.
  • Faces and Figures: sketch realistic, dynamic figures and capture varying moods.
  • Birds: learn to draw lifelike feathers, eyes, bills and feet.
  • Waterscapes: capture the reflections of a quiet brook and the spray of crashing surf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581804331
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
11/15/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Claudia Nice is the author of 12 successful North Light books including Creating Textures in Pen and Ink with Watercolor, How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal, and Watercolor Made Simple with Claudia Nice. Well-known by both fine artists and decorative painters, her friendly voice and clear instruction reach many artists.

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