Learn To Draw Still Life

Author: Valerie Wiffen
Homepage 9780007933853

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  • : $4.99(AUD)
  • : 9780007933853
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
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  • : 0.27
  • : January 2014
  • : 276mm X 210mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 14.99
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  • : Valerie Wiffen
  • : Collins Learn to Draw Ser.
  • : Paperback
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  • : English
  • : 743.835
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  • : 70 b/w, 25 col illus
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Barcode 9780007933853
9780007933853

Description

Learn to Draw Still Life is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners, now with attractive new covers. Still life is traditionally the ideal drawing subject for the complete novice.

Drawing is an essential skill for all artists and this book makes learning to draw still life as simple as possible. All the basics are covered, to provide a sound foundation in drawing techniques, and numerous attractive illustrations and step-by-step drawings show how these are put into practice. The book includes practical information on:

tools and equipment

âe¢ selecting your subject

âe¢ composition

âe¢ portraying light and tone

âe¢ proportion and perspective

âe¢ pattern and texture

Perfect for total beginners, Learn to Draw Still Life will also be valuable to more experienced artists wanting to improve their drawing skills.

Author description

Valerie Wiffen is a practising artist and teacher. Her skills in observed drawing and painting have led to many commissions and her paintings have been exhibited at the New English Art Club and in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions. She regularly runs drawing and painting courses at West Dean College in West Sussex and is also the author of several other books on drawing.