Drawing Landscapes in Pencil (Hardcover)

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Comprehensive and insightful, Ferdinand Petrie's Drawing Landscapes in Pencil is full of invaluable lessons in the subtle art of pencil drawing. The course begins with a thorough overview of materials and fundamental pencil-handling skills before progressing meticulously through a series of lessons about value, form, texture, and smudging techniques.

With dozens of the author's own works included as references and examples, the remaining chapters focus on rendering specific elements of landscapes like hills, trees, bodies of water, reflections, houses, cities, and more.

A wonderful guide for beginners and advanced artists alike, Drawing Landscapes in Pencil will teach you to unlock the potential of the pencil.

Ferdinand Petrie was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, and received his art training at Parsons School of Design and The Famous Artist School of Illustration. He also studied painting with Frank Reilly at The Art Students League in New York. After working for 20 years in advertising agencies and studios in New York City, he began painting full time. Petrie's work can be found in many public and private collections throughout the United States.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781626543874
ISBN-10: 1626543879
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media
Publication Date: February 5th, 2016
Pages: 146
Language: English