An indispensable compendium of technical know-how and troubleshooting tips. Just like having a drawing tutor on call 24 hours a day-this book is packed with information on everything you need to know to get started and then get good at drawing and sketching. Explore the versatility of drawing both as an art in itself and as a foundation for building other media. Over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques are organised in the order you would need to use them, with quick fixes and solutions for common problems. This book covers all kinds of pencils, pens, and techniques, different drawing surfaces, line work, shading and textural effects, and how to build your observation and composition skills-whether you are working from life or drawing
from your memory and imagination.
Donna Krizek is a National Honour Society student, and scholarship alumna of the American Academy of Art, Chicago. For this international artist with over 30 years experience out in the field, sketching, drawing, and painting have become an activity as natural as breathing. Commissioned artwork began at an early age. From landscape to architecture, portraiture to nature, Donna has been in the business of bringing inspirations and visions, her own and of others, on to the page for her entire life. Collections include, US Department of the Interior, National Agriculture Museum and Hall of Fame, American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
Over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques * Explore every aspect of the art of successful sketching and drawing * An indispensable compendium packed with information on everything you need to know