The Art of Sketching: A Step by Step Guide [EPUB]
04 November 2018, 15:07
2018 | EPUB | 18.21MB
Sketching is a wonderful pastime and a great way to build up your drawing skills. You can use it to record your experiences and subjects that interest you, just by jotting down an impression in your sketchbook.
In this inspiring manual, artist Vivienne Coleman guides you through a variety of subjects in easy, confidence-building steps. She shows you how to do complete drawings in just a few minutes, so that you can make sketching part of your daily life. She also demonstrates how sketches can be developed into more detailed work. From pets and people to landscape and urban scenes, this book reveals how versatile and exciting sketching can be. It features:
- ten-minute sketch ideas
- essential drawing techniques
- sketching at home and on the move
- step-by-step instruction
Foundations of Classical Oil Painting: How to Paint Realistic People, Landscapes and Still Life [EPUB]
03 November 2018, 11:41
2018 | EPUB | 72.06MB
Professional painting instructor Lea Colie Wight demystifies the formulaic process of oil painting into a simple approach to help you paint confidently and accurately in full color. Develop a core foundational skill set to develop your paintings and discover a signature way of working from life that can be applied to figure painting, portraits, landscapes and still life. Though the focus is on oils, the methods in this book can be applied to all painting mediums including as acrylic, pastel and watercolor.
- Informative lessons and simple exercises help to build confidence and lay the foundations for successful oil painting
- Learn a straightforward system for painting realistically with a focus on accurate color.
- 4 full-length step-by-step demonstrations show how to paint a figure, a portrait, a still life and a landscape
Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration [EPUB]
03 November 2018, 11:40
2018 | EPUB | 69.72MB
Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the precision of rendering and the accuracy of colour are all intrinsic to this niche genre of art. In this beautiful book, Sarah Jane Humphrey explains the techniques of the botanical artist but also introduces ideas for scientific illustration, so that the illustrator has a fuller understanding when rendering the natural world.
Detailed instruction on all aspects of illustration is given, from application and materials to research and field trips. There is practical advice on using monochrome and colour theory to bring your illustration to life. Illustrated with over 200 of the author's exquisite illustrations, it is an invaluable companion for both beginners and experienced artists, as well as a source of inspiration and joy. Beautifully illustrated with 429 colour illustrations including 200 of the author's own illustrations.