Author(s): Daina Cardaci
No need to spend money on expensive drawing classes and workshops - this book offers all the fundamental information beginners need to kick of their creative skills and pursuits in pencil! Four accomplished artists offer creative insight, tips, and helpful demonstrations that illustrate important concepts and techniques: in-depth instruction on composition, value, creating textures, using and manipulating photo references, a series of varied step-by-step projects to recreate, and more, helping take the beginner to being an accomplished landscape, still-life, portrait illustrator.
Diana Cardaci is a realistic pencil artist who lives in Umbria, and studies the Old Masters. Ken Goldman is an instructor at the Athanauem School of Arts in La Jolla, and teaches instruction courses. William F Powell teaches watercolour, oil, acrylic, coloured pencil, paste. Graphite artist Carol Rosinski has more than 20 years experience as both teacher and artist.