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On the Art of Drawing
by Robert Fawcett




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With this helpful and informative guide, a leading American illustrator offers insights into how serious beginners can become sketch masters. It combines a focus on the nature and importance of technique with practical suggestions for developing drawing skills with a variety of tools, including felt pen, pencil, crayon, brush and ink, charcoal, casein, tempera, and wash.
Norman Rockwell praised this book as a real contribution not only to illustration, but to art. Rockwell and author Robert Fawcett were founding faculty members of the Famous Artists School, a correspondence course that has coached legions of professionals and amateurs. Known as the Illustrator's Illustrator, Fawcett stresses design and composition in his step-by-step demonstrations, which feature 100 illustrations. His realistic depictions of landscapes and human figures convey solid fundamentals of drawing that every artist, illustrator, student, and hobbyist needs to know.

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Overview

With this helpful and informative guide, a leading American illustrator offers insights into how serious beginners can become sketch masters. It combines a focus on the nature and importance of technique with practical suggestions for developing drawing skills with a variety of tools, including felt pen, pencil, crayon, brush and ink, charcoal, casein, tempera, and wash.
Norman Rockwell praised this book as a real contribution not only to illustration, but to art. Rockwell and author Robert Fawcett were founding faculty members of the Famous Artists School, a correspondence course that has coached legions of professionals and amateurs. Known as the Illustrator's Illustrator, Fawcett stresses design and composition in his step-by-step demonstrations, which feature 100 illustrations. His realistic depictions of landscapes and human figures convey solid fundamentals of drawing that every artist, illustrator, student, and hobbyist needs to know.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486465265
  • ISBN-10: 0486465268
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: May 2008
  • Page Count: 134
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.52 x 0.43 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds

Series: Dover Books on Art Instruction

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