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Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn From Art
Birch, Helen (Paperback - 2013)
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Creating stylish sketches by hand is easy and fun with this inspiring guide. Freehand breaks down basic drawing techniques into bite-sized chunks, and reveals their practical application in dazzling examples by today's coolest artists. Over 200 innovative works of art demonstrate all the fundamentals-line, tone, composition, texture, and more-and are presented alongside friendly text explaining the simple techniques used to achieve each stylish effect. The final section of the book offers aspiring artists essential reference materials to hone their drafting skills and practice what they've learned. Petite in size but comprehensive in scope, this hip handbook will teach artists of all skill levels how to find their personal drawing style and start making amazing sketches.
Authors: Birch, Helen (Artist)
Title: Freehand
sketching tips and tricks drawn from art
Published: San Francisco, CA :, Chronicle Books,, 2013.
Characteristics: 224 pages :,color illustrations ;,14 x 19 cm
Contents: What is drawing?
The sketches
Drawing fundamentals. Elements ; Techniques ; Online image sharing ; International paper sizes ; International pencil grades.
Local Note: 1 2 4
ISBN: 1452119775
Branch Call Number: 741.2 BIR
Statement of Responsibility: by Helen Birch
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) Drawing Technique.
Topical Term: Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
LCCN: 2013036430
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