The Art of 3D Drawing
An illustrated and photographic guide to creating art with three-dimensional realism
Artists won't believe their eyes as they learn to draw with photorealistic detail.
The Art of 3D Drawing shows artists how to transform simple pencil sketches into jaw-dropping, photorealistic masterpieces. Through a variety of step-by-step exercises and demonstrations, pencil artists learn to take their drawing skills to a whole new level, beginning with a review of the basics, including perspective, shading, rendering textures, and building dimension. Practice lessons then demonstrate how to draw a range of subjects in realistic detail, from food and candy wrappers to animals and portraits. Finally, aspiring artists learn to use color media, including pencils and airbrushing, to add even greater dimension and realism to their artwork to complete their three-dimensional masterpieces.
Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633221710, 128pp.
Publication Date: November 14, 2016
About the Author
Stefan Pabst calls himself the portrait painter, and for good reason. A professional artist based in Germany who grew up in Russia, Stefan creates photorealistic 3D drawings and paintings. He has been featured on BuzzFeed, My Modern Met, and Laughing Squid, among others, and his online instructional videos garner tens of thousands of views each. Learn more at portrait-gemalt-nach-foto.de.
Jessica West is a literary translator working from German and Russian into English. She has a BA (Hons) in German and Russian from the University of Sheffield and was awarded a Distinction in her MA Translation Studies at the University of Portsmouth. Her main areas of professional interest are nature and the environment (especially birds), costume history, travel, folklore, art and speculative fiction (both adult and YA).