"Do not only draw what you see," encourages artist Gary Rudisill (p55), "create what you feel." In Strokes of Genius 5 , that feeling is delivered through strong and inventive design. Covering a tantalizing range of styles, the work within illustrates the many ways today's best artists choreograph shape, value, line, texture and color into compositions that create drama, tell a story, and pull viewers in. Featuring unusual perspectives, tantalizing contrasts and other dynamic design elements, Strokes of Genius 5 delivers fresh inspiration for artists of every skill level and medium.
- Art and inspiration from 91 contemporary masters in charcoal, pencil, pastel, colored pencil, scratch board, pen and ink, and more.
- 120 masterful workslandscapes, figures, portraits, urban scenes, animals and still lifesin a wonderful diversity of styles.
- Expert tips, techniques and stories behind the designs.
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Rachel Rubin Wolf is a freelance editor and artist, and has edited 30+ North Light Books, recently Splash 12 and 13 and Strokes of Genius 4. She's a former employee of F+W Media and continues to freelance with the company. She also writes for Plein Air magazine. Visit the Splash website at artistnetwork.com/strokesofgenius for more information.
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Wonderful mix of designs with artists' brief descriptions of their process