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200 Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills
by Valerie Colston


Overview - Challenging tutorials, 35 imaginative projects to complete, and tips from professional artists introduce beginning students to the building blocks of art. This profusely illustrated book teaches serious beginners the fundamental skills of graphic design as an introduction to their formal study in fine art, illustration, computer game design, interior design, animation, and virtually all other avenues in the visual arts.  Read more...

 
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More About 200 Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills by Valerie Colston
 
 
 
Overview
Challenging tutorials, 35 imaginative projects to complete, and tips from professional artists introduce beginning students to the building blocks of art. This profusely illustrated book teaches serious beginners the fundamental skills of graphic design as an introduction to their formal study in fine art, illustration, computer game design, interior design, animation, and virtually all other avenues in the visual arts. The author advises on setting up a proper workspace and assembling the needed materials--everything from sketchpads and paints to affordable computer software. Chapters that follow present themes and related projects that instruct readers in
  • The basics of line art for illustration and lettering
  • Understanding color and tone and using color media
  • Texture in art
  • Spatial relationships and perspective
  • Creating shapes and relating them to other elements of composition
    More than 200 color illustrations demonstrate art principles and practical techniques, and show students how to apply what they are learning in a wide range of media.

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    Details
    • ISBN-13: 9780764138119
    • ISBN-10: 0764138111
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Publish Date: March 2008
    • Page Count: 128
    • Dimensions: 10.45 x 8.47 x 0.42 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 1.17 pounds

    Series: Aspire

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