A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners With 10 Projects.
The basic tools and materials required are described, followed by a detailed section on basic techniques - including line and line quality, rendering tone and depicting colour as tone, using erasing as a creative process, and mixing media. There is also invaluable advice on organising the subject, and lighting, composition and perspective.
The 10 practical demonstrations cover a range of subjects, for example, fruit, flowers, stones and shells, garden tools and fabric. These are drawn in a variety of media including pencil, graphite pencil, charcoal, chalk, and pen and ink. Each step-by-step demonstration is clearly illustrated with colour photographs accompanied by instructive text.