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For many people, the only thing stopping them from picking up a pencil or paint brush is the daunting notion of how to begin and the belief that they can’t do it. This wonderfully simple book will show such aspiring artists exactly where to begin, starting with how to sketch the basics, all in easy-to-follow, step-by-step stages. After this introduction, it explores using ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by John Blake
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Another in a long line of 'into' art texts, Take Art diverges significantly in that it goes even further toward the nuts and bolts of art by leaning heavily on the 'step by step' model of art instruction. Too many a beginning artist can get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information such introductory texts throw at them but Christian Furr overcomes this reality by offering instruction that is heavy on practical application and treats theory/technique as a secondary concern. I highly recommen ...more