Sharon Finmark

Learn Drawing Quickly

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A practical book with simple excercises showing the basics of drawing.
Learning to draw is quicker and easier than you might think. This practical and concise book contains simple exercises and techniques to encourage you to start drawing, whether you want to be able to create a sketch, a visual diary of your holiday, or draw for sheer creative pleasure.
Sharon Finmark covers the basics of drawing, sharing advice on texture, pattern and form. She shows how to achieve light and shade, solidity of form and how to add simple perspective to your compositions. There is an introduction to working with different drawing media including pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, coloured pencils and watercolour.
Subjects covered are still life, flowers and plants, landscapes, interiors and people. By the end of this little book you should be able to draw with confidence and have fun with it!
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152 printed pages
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­terials and mark-making
The range of drawing tools is wide, and it’s exciting to explore what the different media can do. In this book you’ll discover the textures that are possible and their potential use, so that you can build up a vocabulary of marks. Popular and easy to obtain drawing tools include pencils, charcoal, chalks, pastels, pens and paint applied with a brush or pen. You will also need erasers and cartridge paper, both textured and tinted.
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e reduced to a cube, a sphere, a cone or a cylinder. You’ll find that observing and analysing objects in terms of these underlying shapes will really help you to draw them, whether you are tackling an apple, a teapot or a large, complicated building. It’s possible to reduce everything, including

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