Trees with William F. Powell

By William F. Powell

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560103455, 31pp.

Publication Date: January 2003

In this book, William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to render a variety of beautiful trees in pencil. The author explains a number of basic drawing techniques before exploring basic tree shapes and leaf types. As you learn how to draw branches, bark, and ground foliage, step by step, youAEll also discover important tips about shading, creating textures, setting up compositions, and applying perspectiveuhelping you develop your own tree drawings to their fullest potential. Helpful examples and essential information make this comprehensive guide a valuable addition to any artistAEs drawing library

About the Author
William F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA.