This is a complete and innovative practical guide that offers artists simple solutions to common drawing problems in a unique question and answer format. Answers are presented through clearly annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations. It provides detailed solutions for all the most common drawing problems including rendering trees accurately, drawing figures from life and how to recreate animal fur and feathers. It focuses solely on graphite to provide clear and comprehensive answers for all the key drawing questions.
Trudy Friend is the author of the four Problems and Solutions books published by David & Charles, all based on her popular column in Leisure Painter. Trudy is a respected artist and regularly writes for leading UK leisure painting magazines. She currently lives in Monmouthshire, UK. www.trudyfriend.co.uk
Introduction; Materials; Media; Technique; Trees; Includes: how to draw branches, trunks and large wooded areas.; Gardens; Includes: water features, plants and flowers; Still Life; Includes: still life studies of vegetables, umberellas and soft toys; Buildingss; Includes studies of windows, stonework and glass.; Figures; Includes studies of hands, accessories and movement; Animals; Index.