Would you love to learn how to sketch... in a fun way... as quickly as possible?
Well, now you can, using the accumulated knowledge of artists from all around the world!
Are you searching for the perfect book that teaches you how to sketch? If you are frustrated by books bogged down in too much theory, then this book is your answer!
After years of research, I felt that I must share all this valuable information with you because it really is the legacy left to us by past artists.
It's All In One Book...
Essential instructions have been gathered together and condensed into one easily accessible version - saving you hours of trawling through numerous books!
The how to sketch guide is unique because it explains the simple concept of sketching based on my own study, experience and progress.
Illustrations in the eBook show you how to achieve this look - see the example (on right) of how to sketch a branch - it's like trickery with a pencil.
Here are just a few more benefits of learning how to sketch:-
- You can sketch any place, anytime.
- All you need is a pencil and paper.
- Meet new friends at sketching clubs.
- Very fulfilling, interesting hobby.
- You can sell your artwork if you choose.
- It's therapeutic!
What You'll Learn in this Book:
Chapter 1: Sketching With Pencil
Of course, you can use any medium, but this guide's focus is on pencil so you're not procrastinating over which medium to use before you start.
Chapter 2: Materials
A brief explanation of the few things required.
Chapter 3: Applying the pencil
The difference between drawing and sketching is sometimes blurred so we discuss that here plus some exercises on how to limber up and get ready.
Chapter 4: Quality of Pencil Strokes
Tactics you employ to get the best looking sketches. Find out first what the medium can do, and then learn to do it expressively as you sketch.
Chapter 5: Direction of Strokes
Taking small steps, we start with the simplest way to put down a sketch.
Chapter 6: Character of Strokes
Building on what you learn in the previous chapter, you start to create more interest in your sketches.
Chapter 7: Grouping of Strokes
Ideas to further enhance your sketches by revealing which indicators will guide you.
Chapter 8: Measure with a pencil
The secret to proportion - a technique that you'll use for life. Once you know this tip, your sketches will always be true.
Chapter 9: Sketching Buildings
Examples and ideas of easy ways you can sketch buildings of any kind.
Chapter 10: Sketching Foliage
Guidelines and illustrations for the best way to recreate nature on paper.
Chapter 11: Sketching Animals
The tips and tricks for sketching animals.
Chapter 12: Sketching The Figure
We discuss reducing this complicated subject to its simplest form.
Chapter 13: Light, Shade and Shadows
Delving into the important aspects of light and shade, you learn how to work it into your creations.
Chapter 14: Sketching Exercises
Fun and easy exercises that introduce more speed into your work.