GRAPHITE 8

GRAPHITE

GRAPHITE 8 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented contentfocused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issuereaders will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of thebest and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insightinto how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs,and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.

  • ASIN: 1909414689

GRAPHITE 4: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban Sketching

GRAPHITE 4: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban

GRAPHITE is a high-end quarterly magazine bringing readers over 100 pages of beautiful and inspiring drawings, sketches, interviews, and tutorials in an elegant periodical format. Each issue combines eclectic, exciting artwork with informative guides and personal insights from industry professionals and talented newcomers. GRAPHITE's luxurious design and in-depth learning resources make it a timeless gift for any art appreciator, and a perfect investment for artists of any skill level or field of interest. In Issue 4, readers learn how to bring stories and ideas to life through illustration, and professional artists share valuable career guidance and motivational advice.

  • Brand: KLO80
  • ASIN: 1909414468

GRAPHITE 7

GRAPHITE

GRAPHITE is a high-end quarterly magazine featuring over 100 pages of beautiful and inspiring drawings, sketches, interviews, and tutorials in an elegant format. Each issue combines eclectic, exciting artwork with informative guides and personal insights from industry professionals and talented newcomers. In this seventh issue, discover valuable drawing techniques and learn more about forging a career in the arts.

  • ASIN: 1909414670

Graphite 10

Graphite

GRAPHITE 10 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented content focused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issue readers will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of the best and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insight into how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs, and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.

  • ASIN: 1909414735

101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal: Practical step-by-step drawing techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces & textures

101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal: Practical step-by-step

101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal is a must-have resource for all graphite and charcoal artists. This guide provides step-by-step instructions on drawing key textures you'd find in any illustration.  Accurately rendering surfaces and textures is one of the most challenging aspects of working with graphite pencil and charcoal. 101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal provides artists with step-by-step instructions for learning how to draw a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more. Opening with a general introduction to basic drawing tools, materials, and drawing techniques, each page in this comprehensive resource features two to three easy-to-follow steps demonstrating how to create each specific texture. You will will discover tips and techniques for working in both graphite and charcoal and how to manage their differences when hatching, stippling, scumbling, blending, and more. With its breadth of coverage, easy-to-follow instruction, and helpful tips, 101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal is a must-have resource for artists of all skill levels.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publications
  • ASIN: 1633225828

GRAPHITE 3: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban Sketching

GRAPHITE 3: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban

GRAPHITE is a high-end quarterly magazine bringing readers over 100 pages of beautiful and inspiring drawings, sketches, interviews, and tutorials in an elegant periodical format. Each issue combines eclectic, exciting artwork with informative guides and personal insights from industry professionals and talented newcomers. GRAPHITE's luxurious design and in-depth learning resources make it a timeless gift for any art appreciator, and a perfect investment for artists of any skill level or field of interest. In Issue 3, readers learn how to improve their sketching skills, experiment with new drawing techniques, and create better concept designs.

  • Brand: KLO80
  • ASIN: 1909414433

Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured

Drawing with graphite and colored pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study, and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant with color, pencils give you absolute precision. The book, written and illustrated by an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers, and fruit. Fungi have also been included due to their close association with plants. With tips and advice throughout, the techniques are supported by step-by-step projects, clear exercises, and more than 300 color illustrations.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1785001590

Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing: Master the Concepts and Methods for Observing and Rendering Nature

Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing: Master the Concepts

This beginner's guide to drawing in graphite pencil uses step-by-step exercises to teach fundamental methods for rendering all aspects of the natural landscape, with additional lessons on using charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and other media.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.

  • ASIN: 0399580662

GRAPHITE 5: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban Sketching

GRAPHITE 5: Concept Drawing | Illustration | Urban

GRAPHITE is a high-end quarterly magazine featuring over 100 pages of beautiful and inspiring drawings, sketches, interviews, and tutorials in an elegant format. Each issue combines eclectic, exciting artwork with informative guides and personal insights from industry professionals and talented newcomers. The fifth issue branches out by detailing new tools, techniques, and ideas, with guidance from talented industry professionals.

  • Brand: KLO80
  • ASIN: 1909414492

Look Closer, Draw Better: Expert Techniques for Realistic Drawing

Look Closer, Draw Better: Expert Techniques for Realistic

Capture your subjects on paper like never before. Look Closer, Draw Better will transform the way you see the subjects of your artwork, lighting the way with practical techniques in a range of mediums. Are you looking to make a leap in the quality of your artwork? Are you looking for new perspectives on the art of drawing? Or maybe you want to bring more poetry and presence to your work. Look Closer, Draw Better will help you reach your goals with projects that explore graphite, charcoal, ink, and watercolor wash, emphasizing techniques that Kateri Ewing has refined over years of practice and teaching. Ewing teaches by training your eye to see subjects clearly in contour, line, and shadow, while you learn to make marks with tools that are expressive of what we really see. Her focus is on nature—birds, flowers, and plants that can be closely observed. Discover the techniques for capturing the delicacy of feathers, the natural blemishes on a piece of fruit, the veins and velvety texture of a leaf—all the tiny details that enhance the realistic quality of a drawing. Ewing takes you carefully through every step. Let Look Closer, Draw Better inspire and transform your artistic eye.

  • Brand: Rockport Publishers
  • ASIN: 1631596225

How to Draw Cool Stuff: Shading, Textures and Optical Illusions

How to Draw Cool Stuff: Shading, Textures and

“How to Draw Cool Stuff: Basics, Shading, Texture, Pattern and Optical Illusions” is the second book in the How to Draw Cool Stuff series. Inside you will find simple illustrations that cover the necessities of drawing cool stuff. Specific exercises are provided that offer step-by-step guidelines for drawing a variety of subjects. Each lesson starts with an easy-to-draw shape that will become the basic structure of the drawing. From there, each step adds elements to that structure, allowing the artist to build on their creation and make a more detailed image. Starting with the basic forms, the artist is provided a guide to help see objects in terms of simplified shapes. Instructions for shading to add depth, contrast, character and movement to a drawing are then covered. The varieties of texture and pattern that can be included in an artwork offer another layer of interest and depth to a design. These elements are necessary to indicate the way something looks like it feels in a work (texture) or creating the repetition of shapes, lines or colors (patterns). Illustrated optical illusions involve images that are sensed and perceived to be different from what they really are, showing examples of how the mind and the eyes can play tricks on each other. All you need is a piece of ...

  • Brand: Holmes Catherine V
  • ASIN: 0692382518

Sketching from the Imagination: Characters

Sketching from the Imagination:

Sketches and drawings are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image. In Sketching from the Imagination: Characters, fifty talented artists share their sketches, inspirations, and approaches to creating characters. This book is a visually stunning collection packed with useful tips and creative insights—an invaluable resource that will inspire artists of all abilities.

  • Brand: 3dtotal Publishing
  • ASIN: 1909414395

Framed Drawing Techniques: Mastering Ballpoint Pen, Graphite Pencil, and Digital Tools for Visual Storytelling

Framed Drawing Techniques: Mastering Ballpoint Pen, Graphite Pencil,

No matter what stage artists are in their careers, “it’s necessary to look toward the future eager to learn and to be better every day,” writes artist and best-selling author Marcos Mateu-Mestre (Framed Ink, Framed Perspective Vol. 1 & 2) in his latest book, Framed Drawing Techniques, which is packed with opportunities to do just that. In exquisite and thoughtful detail, Mateu-Mestre lays out distinct approaches to drawing in the book’s chapters―The Ballpoint Pen, Graphite Pencil, The Digital Way, and The Gray Scale―outlining the benefits and challenges of each, and specific digital editing techniques that can be applied to one’s work in all the mediums to achieve the greatest results. Alongside his important technical lessons, on everything from depicting reflected light on a character’s hair to how to add rain to dramatize a scene, is Mateu-Mestre’s awe-inspiring artwork, which serves to educate and motivate artists of all levels to discover what incredible storytelling is possible with a single pen or pencil (or tablet).

  • ASIN: 1624650406

Artist Toolbox: Drawing Tools & Materials: A practical guide to graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, and more

Artist Toolbox: Drawing Tools & Materials: A practical

Artist Toolbox: Drawing Tools & Materials covers all drawing media, from graphite and colored pencils to crayons and pastels, as well as their uses and interactions with traditional drawing surfaces. Learn how to work with specific drawing tools, and then use them to create your own artwork.Artist Toolbox: Drawing Tools & Materials first discusses how to create a drawing workspace—in particular, ensuring proper lighting and storage. This guide then details all of the most popular drawing media: the differences between and advantages of each, their purposes, and the effects that each tool can create. The book covers every drawing tool, including all pencil grades, flat sketching pencils, charcoal and vine charcoal, white charcoal, conte crayons, conte pencils, colored pencils, and pastel. Surfaces and supports are discussed as well to provide a thorough introduction to everything you need to learn to draw. Step-by-step drawing projects round out the book.Artist Toolbox: Drawing Tools & Materials provides tips, techniques, clear instructions, beautiful artwork, and detailed demonstrations for a comprehensive look at drawing. This book will make an expert out of anyone who wants to learn this classic technique.The Artist Toolbox series includes useful, practical reference guides...

  • ASIN: 1633226972

The Two-Pencil Method: The Revolutionary Approach to Drawing It All

The Two-Pencil Method: The Revolutionary Approach to Drawing

From the best-selling artist and YouTube art instructor, this book features step-by-step lessons that show you how to draw professional-quality portraits, landscapes, travel sketches, and animals using only two ordinary pencils.Great art doesn't have to be expensive. For the cost of a regular graphite writing pencil and an equally ordinary black colored pencil, you can create drawings worthy of framing and displaying. In this straightforward, aspiring artist's guide to rendering a variety of popular subjects with only two pencils, artist and art instructor Mark Crilley presents a direct, approachable, and achievable method for drawing just about anything. The Two-Pencil Method breaks down Crilley's techniques across six chapters of five lessons each. In each lesson, you'll learn how the two-pencil method can add depth and shading, allowing you to create bold and distinctive drawings that go beyond mere sketchbook doodles. The book moves from a primer on drawing basics to step-by-step examples of still lifes, landscapes, animals, travel sketches, and portraits. With each chapter, Crilley's confident and encouraging voice and expert insights demonstrate how to achieve stunning artistic results from the simplest of art materials.

  • ASIN: 0399581251
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