Ballpoint Art Pack

Creative Techniques and Explorations for Drawing with an Everyday Pen - A Book and Sketch Pad

Ballpoint Art Pack
$19.99 $15.99 / £12.99 £10.39
Author:
Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781631591273
Buy from an Online Retailer
US:
            
UK:
            
CA:
      
AU:
   

Description

Grab a pen and explore hours of masterful and intricate art anywhere!

Now in an all-new format, the creative technique exercises from The Art of Ballpoint by illustrator Matt Rota are reconfigured into this useful art pack which includes an informational book and companion sketchpad featuring prompts and drawings to get you started.

Ballpoint Art Pack includes a wide range of ballpoint techniques that demonstrate line drawing and crosshatching, shading and tone, photo-realism, drawing texture and pattern, working in layers, and mixing media with ballpoint. Glide through this inspiring book and enjoy the intricate and impressive works created from an everyday tool.

The List of Exercises Includes:

- Types of Shading

- Volume with crosshatching

- Creating an even field of marks

- Scribble

- Responding to an organic process

- Blending color

- Gradients with marks

- Line shape and pattern

- Drawing on toned paper

- Graphic color

- Contour Drawing

- Creating a light source

- Shading with watercolor

- Layering ballpoint and acrylic

- Multiple viewpoints of one object

- 360-degree view of room

- One Mark

- Drawing Texture

- Creating a landscape with texture and marks (but no outlines)

The author

Matt Rota is a New York artist who currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts graduate visual narrative program, and has taught in the illustration department at the Maryland Institute College of Art. His drawings and prints have been exhibited at the National Arts Club, the Society of Illustrators, and Last Rites Gallery in New York; the Copro Gallery in Lost Angeles; Galerie L'Oeil du Prince in Paris; and other international locations. He has received recognition and awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3x3 magazine, Creative Quarterly, Spectrum, and Lurzers Intl Archive, where he was listed as one of the top 200 illustrators worldwide. Matt Rota is the author of Rockport's The Art of Ballpoint.

Reader reviews

Specs

Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781631591273
Illustrations: 200 color photos
Size: 6.5 in x 8 in x 1.25 in / 165.1 mm x 203.2 mm x 31.75 mm
Published:

You might also be interested in

Elements Of Composition
Learn the basics of composition with Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner! The elements of composition are point, shape, mass, volume, texture, value, and color. Let’s talk about a few of them one by one. Point A point is a single mark on a page without depth, height, or length. A group of points in ...
Read More >
Celebrate Mother’s Day!
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we’re sharing fun activities and recipes to help mom celebrate! Now through May 13th, get 35% off your order with the code MOM18. Dream Big Dreams Get Inspired Try the Latest Craft Trend Make Time for Self-Care  Gather Together in the Kitchen   Get Zen with Paper Crafts ...
Read More >
Expressive Painting: Reflections
How do you make a watercolor stand out? Try adding reflections! In Expressive Painting we see how to make our paintings alive. Reflections add energy and color to a scene. They can suggest an afternoon rainstorm or help make the foreground interesting. Paint reflections at the same time you paint the object. If there is a ...
Read More >
See More Posts