Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing: Master the Concepts and Methods for Observing and Rendering Nature (Hardback)Suzanne Brooker (author)
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Following in the footsteps of author, artist, and art instructor Suzanne Brooker's previous title The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, this book pairs the most universally-pursued topic for artists (drawing) with the popular subject matter of the natural landscape. Brooker breaks down landscapes into their various elements--including the earth, water, air, and trees--to convey how the fundamentals of drawing are applied to capture each aspect. Using the graphite pencil as her baseline instrument, Brooker provides you with step-by-step lessons that help you improve your rendering skills and re-create the beauty of the world outdoors. Examples from art history and contemporary masters supplement these lessons. The end result is a drawing instruction book that provides artists with everything they need to render landscapes no matter their skill level.
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 279 x 254 mm
"This book does a beautiful job of translating the visual complexities of the natural world into tangible concepts for artists, providing readers with the tools and techniques needed to achieve personal expression. Written in a language that is inspiring and easy to understand, Brooker's teachings are essential for artists at all stages of their development." --Tamalin Baumgarten, professional artist and Master of Fine Arts