|Pages/Publication Date:||128 / 2016|
Designed especially for aspiring artists, this guide offers a well-rounded introduction to the art of basic drawing. Alain Picard explains the fundamentals of the craft and how to put those skills into practice for creating realistic works of art, with an emphasis on portraiture. Here are tips on selecting and working with the tools of the trade, and an overview of basic techniques like lighting, shading, perspective, texture, and composition. Proving that making great drawings requires patience and discipline, Picard presents meticulous step by step examples to demonstrate how these techniques can be used.