Art Class: A Beginner's Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing
CLB, Mar 1, 1999 - Art - 240 pages
Art Class is an easy-to-use manual covering everything the beginner needs to know to get started: the basics of drawing, oil, and watercolor painting, composition, and perspective. It is brimming with dozens of exercises and step-by-step projects designed to encourage readers to build skills and develop the kind of artistic confidence that comes only through practice. Authoritative, thorough, and creative in approach, Art Class is an indispensable guide to the basics of producing successful works of art.
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Foreword by Ken Howard
Basic line techniques
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