Sketching Techniques for Artists

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction

1 MATERIALS AND TOOLS

A Personal Choice

Pens, Pencils, and Inks

Paper and Sketchbooks

Brushes

Watercolor Paint

Miscellaneous Tools

2 GENERAL SKETCHING TECHNIQUES

Using the Language of Film to Tell a Story

Selecting What to Sketch

Rendering Light in a Sketch

Details

3 COMPOSITION

Telling a Story

The Rule of Thirds

Contrast and Detail

Thumbnail Sketches

4 PERSPECTIVE

Basic Bones

Linear Perspective

The Horizon Line

One-Point Perspective

Two-Point Perspective

Three-Point Perspective

Perspective on a Curved Street

5 STILL LIFE

A Poem Made Visible

A New Way to See Objects

Rendering Light

Adding Color

Structure

Negative Space

6 LANDSCAPES

Landscape Composition

Sketching Landscapes and Line Weight

Atmospheric Perspective

7 ARCHITECTURE

An Overview of Basic Forms

Roofs

Doorways and Arches

Windows

Balconies

Awnings

Signs

Architecture as Character

8 FIGURES

The Basic Figure

Adding Volume

Capturing Gesture

Drawing Figures in Groups

Drawing the Head

9 WATERCOLOR

Dancing with Watercolor

Creating Multiple Effects with One Color

Creating Texture: Splatters, Splashes, and Scrapes

Color Mixing

Warm and Cool Colors

Painting with a Limited Palette

Stages of a Painting

The Color and Consistency of Shadows

Contre Jour

Conclusion: Keep Going

Resources

Influences

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Index

 

 

Sketching Techniques for Artists

In-Studio and Plein-Air Methods for Drawing and Painting Still Lifes, Landscapes, Architecture, Faces and Figures, and More

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30.03.2021

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Quarto Publishing Group

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144

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  • Sketching Techniques for Artists
  • Introduction

    1 MATERIALS AND TOOLS

    A Personal Choice

    Pens, Pencils, and Inks

    Paper and Sketchbooks

    Brushes

    Watercolor Paint

    Miscellaneous Tools

    2 GENERAL SKETCHING TECHNIQUES

    Using the Language of Film to Tell a Story

    Selecting What to Sketch

    Rendering Light in a Sketch

    Details

    3 COMPOSITION

    Telling a Story

    The Rule of Thirds

    Contrast and Detail

    Thumbnail Sketches

    4 PERSPECTIVE

    Basic Bones

    Linear Perspective

    The Horizon Line

    One-Point Perspective

    Two-Point Perspective

    Three-Point Perspective

    Perspective on a Curved Street

    5 STILL LIFE

    A Poem Made Visible

    A New Way to See Objects

    Rendering Light

    Adding Color

    Structure

    Negative Space

    6 LANDSCAPES

    Landscape Composition

    Sketching Landscapes and Line Weight

    Atmospheric Perspective

    7 ARCHITECTURE

    An Overview of Basic Forms

    Roofs

    Doorways and Arches

    Windows

    Balconies

    Awnings

    Signs

    Architecture as Character

    8 FIGURES

    The Basic Figure

    Adding Volume

    Capturing Gesture

    Drawing Figures in Groups

    Drawing the Head

    9 WATERCOLOR

    Dancing with Watercolor

    Creating Multiple Effects with One Color

    Creating Texture: Splatters, Splashes, and Scrapes

    Color Mixing

    Warm and Cool Colors

    Painting with a Limited Palette

    Stages of a Painting

    The Color and Consistency of Shadows

    Contre Jour

    Conclusion: Keep Going

    Resources

    Influences

    Acknowledgments

    About the Author

    Index