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Drawing for the beginning artist : practical techniques for mastering light and shadow in graphite and charcoal

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Kirtland Community College Library NC 890 .M37 2016 30775305524374 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781633221901
  • ISBN: 1633221903
  • Physical Description: print
    127 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster, [2016]

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Formatted Contents Note: Tools & materials -- Graphite pencils -- Charcoal -- Compressed charcoal -- Varieties of chalk -- Inks & washes -- Selecting your paper -- Techniques -- Basic layout of shadows -- Total synthesis with charcoal -- Smudging with powdered pigment -- Dividing areas according to tone -- Values in gradation -- Shading negative space -- Sculpting -- Shading with diffuse borders -- Creating atmosphere -- Solid shading -- Shading & simultaneous contrast -- Classic light & shadow -- Light-toned shading -- Dark-toned shading -- Backlit landscape in light & shadow -- Shading with white highlights -- Shading with the smudge tool -- Shading on dark-colored paper -- Cast shadows -- Shading on coarse-grained paper -- Engulfed in shadow -- Shading with ink wash -- Shading with hatching patterns in ink -- Subjects -- Origami with graphite pencils -- Bottle with graphite watercolor pencils -- Gradations with graphite pencils -- Landscape shaded with hatching patterns -- Backlit landscape with chalk -- Cup in light & shadow -- Still life with charcoal on textured paper -- Drawing of building with graphite pencils -- Indoor scene in lateral light with blue chalk -- Nighttime scene with compressed charcoal pencils -- Shading with various colors of chalk -- Hands in light & shadow with the sculpting technique -- shading with colored pencil -- Flowers with blended shading -- Drapery with chalk -- Flat shading of a human figure -- Nude figure in light & shadow -- Face in dark-toned shading -- Urban subject with ink wash -- Portrait of girl with ink hatching.
Summary, etc.: Step-by-step techniques for the process of drawing light and shadow using graphite pencils and charcoal.
Subject: Pencil drawing Technique
Charcoal drawing Technique
Light in art Technique
Shades and shadows in art Technique
Drawing Technique
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