The Art of Pencil Drawing

Learn how to draw realistic subjects with pencil

The Art of Pencil Drawing
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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781560101864
Publisher: Walter Foster
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This compilation of projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint series books provides inspiration and instruction on every aspect of pencil drawing.

From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, The Art of Pencil Drawing is filled with information that artists of all skill levels will find useful. Author-artist Gene Franks creates impressive drawings that seem to come to life right on the page - and in this comprehensive guide, he'll teach you how to do the same with simple, step-by-step demonstrations that cover a wide variety of subject matter - from still lifes and landscapes to animals and people. With this comprehensive reference, you'll soon discover how exciting drawing can be!

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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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781560101864
Size: 8.75 in x 11.67 in x 0.5 in / 222.25 mm x 296.42 mm x 12.7 mm
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