Description : A guide to the techniques used in perspective drawing covers basic optical laws, atmospheric effect, shade and shadow, light reflection and absorption, contrast, texture, and style
Description : Architecture and drafting students and professionals alike will find a rich range of instructional and ready reference materials in this source. The author demonstrates proven techniques for clearly expressing a wide variety of architectural forms - from loose sketches and easy line drawing, to detailed renderings and final presentations. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Description : The must-have reference for anyone who draws! This is your complete guide to drawing - packed with everything you need to know about materials, techniques and drawing styles. Learn the secrets of rendering any subject correctly and creatively in an amazing array of mediums from pencil to full color. Quickly find the answers to common problems and questions so you can get back to the drawing board. The Drawing Bible is a handy, one-stop reference that beginners and experienced artists simply can't be without! Learn how to: Master essential line and tone techniques Use proper perspective and proportions Create everything from quick sketches to impressive finished drawings Draw in graphite, charcoal, pen and ink, colored pencil, pastel and more
Description : Draw the exciting elements of your world with confidence using the tips, techniques, and ideas in The Complete Urban Sketching Companion. Packed with information and visual inspiration on sketching architecture, cityscapes, people, and motion, plus lessons on perspective and adding color, this collection will have you filling sketchbook after sketchbook with compelling artwork. The popularity of the urban sketching movement has grown worldwide, and it's easy to see why. Sketching on the go is exciting, rewarding, and creatively satisfying. With so many choices of what to sketch and how to sketch it, you need a companion to offer valuable insights, enlightening tips, and tons of ideas and inspiration. The Complete Urban Sketching Companion is that helpful guide to take along on your next overseas adventure, or to your favorite café around the corner. This book includes key drawing techniques and strategies from four books in the Urban Sketching Handbook series: Understanding Perspective, Working with Color, Architecture and Cityscapes, and People and Motion. Learn how to draw unique buildings, urban landscapes, and lively street scenes, incorporating interesting elements and striking color and lighting. Get tips on sketching with accurate perspective with easy methods and great examples to guide you along. Discover ways to capture motion, whether it's a group of dancers or commuters on the move. Become confident in adding color to artwork by learning about different mediums and color mixing techniques. In The Complete Urban Sketching Companion you'll also find: Simple tools and materials to get started Ways to build a well-composed scene Techniques for drawing urban environments to scale How to construct a sketch in layers Tips for rendering different types of perspective Strategies for creating dramatic shadows How to include a range of color values to create depth Ideas for interpreting movement and gesture Methods for drawing individuals and crowds Get started on your urban sketching adventures today, and start capturing life.