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Drawing Masterclass: Trees

Drawing Masterclass: Trees


'If you want a comprehensive guide to drawing almost any variety of tree using pencils or pens (including ballpoints), you need look no further than this.'

This high level drawing series showcases the work of renowned artists and shares their expertise so that those committed to excellent drawing can hone their skills, and beginners can find inspiration and detailed advice. Each title covers the history of drawing and the materials and techniques used, and includes beautiful step by step projects.

In this essential addition to the Drawing Masterclass series, Denis John Naylor shows how he creates his extraordinary tree studies, from first marks made on paper to finishing touches. Denis's method is based on close observation, and here shows how to develop drawing skills as you learn techniques such as line and tone, circular toning and layering, measured drawing and creating shape, form and texture. There are detailed studies of boles, branches, leaves, bark, roots and more. Seven beautiful demonstrations show step by step how to create breathtaking drawings of this popular subject.

-A true masterclass in observation and drawing skills
-In-depth advice from a renowned expert
-7 beautiful step-by-step projects
-Packed with extraordinary tree studies to inform and inspire

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • The history of the tree in art
  • Materials
  • How to start
  • Drawing techniques
  • Individual trees
  • Oak in Spring (step by step)
  • Conifer (step by step)
  • Winter Oak in Snow (step by step)
  • Weeping Willow (step by step)
  • Horse Chestnut (step by step)
  • Trees in the landscape
  • Lombardy Bole and Foliage (step by step)
  • Beech Trunk in a Landscape (step by step)
  • Index
  • Publisher: - Search Press Ltd - more

    Code: - 9781782210931

    Year: - 2016 01 (Jan)

    Authors: - Denis John-Naylor

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