In Drawing Still Lifes, beginning artists will learn everything they need to draw realistic still lifes in pencil. From choosing drawing paper, tools, and materials and understanding how to handle the pencil to arranging compelling compositions and mastering basic pencil strokes, Drawing Still Lifes features valuable information for learning how to draw using graphite pencil as your medium. Approachable instruction from a professional artist includes information for selecting subject matter, setting up compositions, lighting scenes, mastering perspective, building up form, and adding shading. Also included is helpful information for creating a value scale and rendering a diverse range of textures, such as fabric, glass, and wood, among others. With its combination of art tips, techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step drawing projects, artists will be well on their way to creating beautiful graphite-pencil still life drawings of fruit, plants, trees, shrubbery, flowers, tabletop scenes, and more, from start to finish.
Dimensions: 64 pages, 6.5" x 9.5"