Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil

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North Light Books, Mar 15, 1999 - Art - 128 pages
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You won't believe the incredible drawings you can create using common pencils and the special techniques illustrated in this book. These methods are so easy that anyone—from doodler to advanced artist—can master them in minutes! Step by step, you'll learn how to capture the look of metal, glass, weathered wood, skin, hair and other textures. Two detailed start-to-finish demonstrations show you how to use these textures to create drawings that look so real they seem to leap right off the page.


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Review: Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil

User Review  - David Buchan - Goodreads

Inspirational The limited tonal range of standard pencils guarantee flat drawings. JD Hillberry gives us the tools, techniques and inspirational examples to breath life and three dimensionality into ... Read full review

Review: Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil

User Review  - Tony Orcutt - Goodreads

Not quite as informative as I would hoped it would be, but it does offer a lot of different techniques at creating realistic textures. JD Hillberry is a much better artist than a writer in my opinion though. Read full review


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Draw Realistic Objects
Put It All Together in a Still Life

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About the author (1999)

Hillberry has taught many one day mini-workshops at art fairs and art stores.

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