Capturing Texture in your Drawing and Painting

Capturing Texture in your Drawing and Painting

By Michael Warr

Book - 2002
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This invaluable book teaches artists how to manipulate any medium--pen, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, gouache, oils or acrylics--to produce realistic textures and patterns. Readers will learn how to create everything from shiny metal to gnarled bark, while retaining the freshness of their work. Step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide variety of techniques, including: • Random cross hatching • Continuous shading • Detailed line and tone work • Blending and knife painting There are also specific tips and tricks for applying this knowledge to all the major subject categories, including still life, animals, landscapes, portraits and buildings. Michael Warr has been teaching painting for more than 33 years and has a fine art degree from Coventry College of Art in England. He lives in the United Kingdom.
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : North Light Books : 2002
ISBN: 9781581803716
Branch Call Number: 751.4 W25c
Characteristics: 128p illus


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