Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink

Tips and techniques for learning to draw in pen and ink

Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink
$21.95 / £12.99
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633225770
Publisher: Walter Foster
Series: Portfolio
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From the beloved and best-selling Portfolio art series by Walter Foster Publishing comes Portfolio: Beginning Pen & Ink, a book that invites you to explore this classic art medium in fun and refreshing ways. This comprehensive guide is packed with valuable resources for artists of all skill levels, starting with the basics and ending with intricate, original step-by-step projects that are sure to impress—and inspire!
 
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 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.

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.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633225770
Illustrations: color illustrations
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm
Published:

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