Freehand sketching tips and tricks drawn from art
Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art by Helen BirchCreating 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 todays 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 theyve 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.
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Book Corner: Freehand (Sketching tips and tricks drawn from art)
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data available. Flicking through this book In addition to the contents listing opposite, we have included category and visual indexes to help you dip in and out of this book. Use these to find specific information or illustrations quickly. We have used four main categories to highlight the techniques and qualities of every illustration and make it easy for you to compare similar subjects and styles.
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Today in Book Corner, we have a tiny book only in terms of size! Curated by Helen Birch , who is an artist and a drawing lecturer in the UK and published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, this little book offers a view into the various drawing styles and techniques as well as sketching tips n tricks for all of us to get inspiration from. Each of the techniques is beautifully shown using brilliant examples of art ranging from the traditional pen, paper, pencil and paints to digitally created art by some of the coolest contemporary artists. Birch has given a brief analysis of the different techniques employed by the artists and the impact they have on the final piece of art. This book is a pleasant read for all the aspiring artists who have an eye for details and impeccable illustrations. Also, towards the end of the book, the artist lists some of the basics of art like the techniques, types of papers, pencil grades, a brief information on colour theory as well as international paper sizes. At the end of the book are given the names and the respective profiles of the artists who have contributed to the images in the book so that it is easy for us to follow their artworks through their online presence.