Inside, you'll learn important artistic fundamentals such as perspective, composition, color, and tone. You'll also explore the materials and methods of major media: charcoal, pencil, ink, pastels, watercolor, and oils.
Organized by media, each section offers a step-by-step course, filled with beautiful illustrations and photographs of examples to guide you along the way. You'll learn how different artists develop and represent their perspectives and ideas, and how you can incorporate these methods into your own creative process.
The Complete Book of Painting and Drawinghas everything you need to know to get started in working with charcoal, pencil, ink, pastels, watercolor, and oils--or achieve the full potential of your current skills.