This book is a comprehensive course on practical and creative techniques using a wide range of artist materials and equipment. It covers all the most popular media: charcoals, pencils, pen and ink, waterpaints, oils, acrylics and pastels. The reader is taken through the essential techniques with step-by-step demonstrations, and lively and inspirational works by contemporary artists illustrate the skills in action. Special focus features are included on painting and drawing portraits, figures, landscapes and buildings. With tried-and-tested techniques and expert advice, the book is an invaluable reference for every amateur artist. A perfect introduction for beginners, and an inspirational reference for experienced artists to help develop skills, technique and individual style.
Hazel Harrison - How to Paint and Draw