Beginning Pen & Ink: Tips and techniques for learning to draw in pen and ink
Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633225770, 128pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2019
Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink introduces drawing basics, including stippling, hatching, and crosshatching; how to master the fundamentals of mark-making and line work; and helpful exercises for contour drawing, gesture drawing, perspective, and more. Chapters on value, tone, mood, light and shadow, and texture follow, ensuring that artists gain the drawing knowledge they need before working on the step-by-step projects featured in the book. Artists can even learn to add color to their black-and-white art using watercolor for a fresh, modern take on an age-old art form.
Whether you're a new artist looking to try a celebrated art technique, a pen-and-ink enthusiast, a mixed-media master, or a graphite-pencil fan looking to branch out to new mediums, Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink will teach you everything you need to know about the fundamentals of drawing with pen and ink.
About the Author
Utah-based artist Desarae Lee has exhibited her art at galleries and festivals throughout the United States. She holds a degree in art education from Brigham Young University and has received awards from various art organizations. Desarae co-authored Artistry: Pen & Ink and is the author of Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink (Walter Foster Publishing). Learn more at www.desaraelee.com.