Pencil Drawing

Learn how to develp drawings from start to finish with techniques for shading, contrast, texture, and detail

Pencil Drawing Learn how to develp drawings from start to finish with techniques for shading, contrast, texture, and detail
Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9780929261034
Publisher: Walter Foster
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Pencil Drawing includes comprehensive instructions for drawing a variety of subjects in pencil. A renowned master in the field, Gene Franks explains how to develop your drawings from start to finish, teaching specific techniques for shading, contrast, texture, detail, and more. You will learn all aspects of pencil drawing as you follow the easy-to-follow instructions for drawing everything from animals and people to household items in no time at all. All you need is this book, a pencil, and a little perseverance!

The author

Gene Franks is a renowned master of expressive pencil drawing. Gene spent his early years in rural Arkansas, where he had the opportunity to observe the beauty of nature. He dedicated many years of intense study to perfecting his drawing techniques and, during the process, created many fine works in pencil. A US Air Force veteran and former merchant marine, Gene took advantage of quiet moments to hone his drawing skills. He obtained formal art training from Jefferson Mackhammer School of Art in Santa Monica, California, and acquired additional skills through classes at the Art Center in Pasadena. During his career as a professional artist, Gene has taught classes and inspired hundreds of students with his unique drawing style. He believes that almost anyone, when shown how to handle the pencil, can learn to draw well. Gene is the recipient of numerous art awards, and his work is displayed in private collections nationwide.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9780929261034
Size: 6.5 in x 9.5 in x 0.25 in / 165.1 mm x 241.3 mm x 6.35 mm

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