by Sharon Finmark
A drawing can be a sketch, a study, a visual diary of your holiday, or just sheer creative pleasure and learning to draw is quicker and easier than you think. This practical, concise book begins with simple exercises, basic shapes and mark-making in different drawing media to encourage you to start drawing. Sharon Finmark shows how to achieve light and shade in your drawings and how to create solidity of form in your compositions. There is practical advice on texture, pattern and form, and help with simple perspective in all the different drawing media: pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, coloured pencils and watercolour. Subjects covered are still life, flowers and plants, landscapes, interiors and people. By the end of this little book you should be able to draw with confidence and have fun with it!