With Drawing: Landscapes, learn to render a variety of beautiful landscape subjects in graphite pencil.
William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world to explore a number of basic drawing techniques
and shows how to develop a drawing to its fullest through a series of step-by-step demonstrations. In this 10.25 × 13.75-inch book, Powell explains a number of drawing techniques and special effects and gives tips on how to design a well-balanced composition
provides you with the necessary knowledge to create your own landscape drawings from preliminary sketch to the completed work
. Discover different methods of shading, ways of manipulating drawing tools
to produce specific textures, and a wealth of beautiful landscapes to both copy and admire, includes scenes from American national parks.
Also included are simple techniques for developing common landscape elements--such as trees
, and water
--and how to apply a variety of methods to convey a sense of realism
. Then, with a little practice, you will be able to apply your newfound skills and draw your own beautiful landscape masterpieces!
Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series
offers easy-to-follow guides
that introduce artists to basic tools and materials and include simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Landscapes
allows artists to develop drawing skills by demonstrating how to start with basic shapes
and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed landscape drawing.