Understanding Values: Discover Your "Inner Artist" as You Explore the Basic Theories and Techniques of Pencil Drawing (Paperback)

Discover Your "Inner Artist" as You Explore the Basic Theories and Techniques of Pencil Drawing

By Ken Goldman

Walter Foster Publishing, 9781560109969, 64pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2007

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Description

This essential book explores the importance of understanding the range of values of a subject, from light to dark and all the variations in between, and demonstrates the drawing techniques that can be used to render realistic forms. The step-by-step projects help artists develop their skills through shading, contrasting elements, studying composition, drawing white objects, using lighting effects, and more.


About the Author

Award-winning artist Ken Goldman is an internationally known artist, author, teacher, and art juror. His work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Holland; Paris; Mexico; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; the Oceanside Museum of Art: 100 Artists, 100 Years 1915-2015; the International Fabriano en Acquarello 2015 (Italy); China's Shenzhen International Biennial 2013-2014; and the Shanghai International Biennial 2012-2013. He currently serves as president of the National Watercolor Society. Visit www.goldmanfineart.com.
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