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Sketching for the absolute beginner

Cronin, Peter (Artist)2022
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"Starting from a clear, simple method to bring all the senses into play, successful author and acclaimed artist Peter Cronin RSMA shows the reader how to bring artistry and economy to their sketching; making for swift and impressive results. Whether sketching as the basis for painting, or simply for pleasure, this book gives the reader all they need to know. Numerous simple step-by-step demonstrations as well as larger projects lead the complete beginner through the book, building towards more complex and rewarding artworks. Most of the artworks in the book are created using graphite pencil, but the author also shows the reader how to use charcoal and pen and ink to broaden the possibilities; and encourage them to experiment with other media. By the end of the book, the reader will have learnt all you need to know to take your sketching skills further and become an accomplished artist in your own right"-- Provided by publisher.
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Imprint:
Turnbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2022.©2022
Collation:
144 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Materials -- The eye, the hand and the heart -- Making a start -- Seeing the world -- S.E.T. in action -- Types of sketch -- Beyond the pencil -- Composition -- Handling complex subject matter.
ISBN:
9781782218746 (pbk)9781782218746
Dewey class:
741.2
Language:
English
BRN:
514146
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Art and Craft741.2 CROOnloan - Due: 13 Jul 2024
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