This original compilation gathers together four of Charles X. Carlson's finest art instruction books and presents them in one comprehensive volume. A well-known artist, author, and teacher, Carlson offers clear, uncomplicated methods of drawing for aspiring artists at every level. Chock-full of step-by-step illustrations, this compendium expertly covers the fundamentals of drawing figures, portraits, still-lifes, and landscapes for a wide variety of mediums. An all-in-one guide for art students, it includes:
- Simplified Ink, Pen and Brush Drawing opens the door to a number of drawing techniques, including spattering, stippling, cross-hatching, accented strokes, and the use of chalk and crayon.
- Simplified Drawing teaches artists the ABCs of free-hand drawing and features the basic principles of an object's construction using the easy "block method."
- The Simplified Essentials of Charcoal Drawing discusses charcoal materials and how to use them, and includes various techniques of charcoal drawing with application to cast, life, and outdoor sketching.
- Simplified Pencil Drawing presents the various methods of pencil drawing, step by step, while building students' knowledge of the subject and encouraging them to develop their own individual pencil techniques.
|Author/Editor||Charles X. Carlson|
|Dimensions||8 3/8 x 11|