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Capturing Texture In Your Drawing & Painting By Michael Warr

Capturing Texture In Your Drawing & Painting

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All artists want to be able to portray texture effectively without making their paintings and drawings look overworked, and this book shows them how.
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Capturing Texture In Your Drawing & Painting by Michael Warr

All artists want to be able to portray texture effectively without making their paintings and drawings look overworked, and this book shows them how. From the powdery roughness of an old stone wall to the glint of shiny metals or the bloom on the skin of a peach, dozens of realistic textures (and how to achieve them) are demonstrated here with clear step-by-step sequences. Learn how to manipulate any medium from pencil, pen or charcoal, to watercolour, gouache, oils or acrylics to produce your desired textures and patterns.

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About Michael Warr


Michael Warr has been teaching painting groups for over 33 years. He graduated with a degree in Fine Art from Coventry College of Art, UK, and has been teaching and writing ever since. Michael's previous publications include Painting Details in Watercolour, Coloured Pencils for All and Watercolour Landscape in Detail.

Table of Contents


The book covers: Painting and drawing media: graphite pencil, coloured pencils, chalk, pastels, pen and ink, watercolours, acrylics, gouache, and oilsSuitable surfaces for texture work: paper, canvas, canvas board, gesso-coated board, showing the effect of paint on particular surfaces Texture techniques: monochrome drawing media with hatching, stippling, smudging and line and tone work; coloured drawing media; painting media, including washes, dry brush, scumbling, sgraffito, coloured grounds, knife painting, splattering, masking and using additives. Themes: carefully chosen demonstration subjects: still life, animals and birds, plant life, buildings, landscape, figures and portraits.

Additional information

GOR001641397
Capturing Texture In Your Drawing & Painting by Michael Warr
Michael Warr
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2002-11-03
128
0713487844
9780713487848
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.