Drawing for the Absolute Beginner with Carole Massey & Set of 6 Derwent Graphic Pencils

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Don't delay your drawing with this easy to follow book, and pack of 6 pencils.

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner with Carole Massey
This thorough but easy-to-follow guide will take you from basic shapes to complex compositions.

The emphasis throughout is on practical work and you'll be learning by doing. The initial exercises are quickly disposed of and, once you've mastered basic shapes you'll be working on still lifes, landscapes, buildings, flowers, trees and even people.

Along the way, Carole explains and, above all demonstrates, composition, perspective, positioning and negative shapes as well as the many techniques of mark-making. She'll show you how to create shading, handle shadows and ways of working with traditional as well as water-soluble pencils, brush pens and charcoal.

The heart of the book is a series of 16 pre-printed outlines that form the basis of the main series of demonstrations. These contain only the basic shapes, leaving you to work on the details - shading, hatching, backgrounds and colour. You can work on each one again and again, creating different approaches as your skills develop.

This is a perfectly-judged introduction to an important medium.

Set of 6 Derwent Graphic Pencils
Six high quality graphite pencils, in assorted degrees, ideal for all kinds of drawing and sketching.

1 x 2H
1 x HB
1 x 2B
1 x 4B
1 x 6B
1 x 8B

Includes free sharpener and tin.
Search Press - Paperback - 128 pages - Black & White throughout

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Carole Massey
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