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The Drawing Bible: The Essential Reference For The Practicing Artist

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The first implement that springs to mind in the context of drawing is the humble pencil. This is a highly versatile tool, and ideal for quick sketches, but there are many other exciting drawing media, from charcoal, Indian ink, and conte for monochrome work, to vast ranges of coloured pencils, pastels and coloured inks for more painterly effects.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Search
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A lovely spiral bound book, easy to use and well laid out. It is split into 3 sections covering all aspects of drawing:
choosing and using materials - including pencils, charcoal, conte, ink, pens, pastels and papers
further techniques - including tonal, lifting out, blots, stippling, brush, line and wash, contour, frottage, burnishing, masking, impressing, resist and scraperboard
subjects - including figures, landscapes, cityscapes, still life and nature

Each page is really well illustrated wit
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