In this book he works with pencils, pastels and charcoal in a variety of ways - exploring composition, line, tone, texture and colour with many step-by-step photographs and finished drawings. He demonstrates how easily they can portray different effects, teaching how to look at nature and how to interpret subjects in personal and individual ways. Whatever your skill level, you will be able to develop your own style with this informative, richly-illustrated book.
Richard Box is a practising artist and professional embroiderer. He studied painting at Goldsmiths School of Art in London. Soon afterwards he developed a love of textiles, which led him to experiment with machine embroidery and fabric collage. He spends his time teaching and lecturing on both of his two areas of expertise. He has written a number of books on art instruction and embroidery, he has appeared on television and he writes regularly for specialist magazines.