As this hands-on book demonstrates, anyone with a pencil, a sketchbook and the will to learn can achieve amazing drawings simply by focusing on the fundamentals.

Centered around a range of popular landscape subjects, including trees, seascapes and farmland, 20 practical drawing exercises lead you through basic techniques in addition to providing solutions for particularly challenging landscape elements. Each exercise dissects a finished drawing into six simple steps that give you the opportunity to start from the beginning and follow the drawing step by step to its successful completion.

Exercises feature a range of drawing media, including charcoal, chalk, pastel, colored pencil, pen and ink and watercolor. In addition, you will find ample tips, suggestions and explanations to help you avoid mistakes and build your skills quickly.

Janet Whittle is a professional artist and teacher who specializes in flowers and landscapes. She lives in Lincolnshire, England. 

Published by North Light Books, 2002
ISBN: 1581803095
112 pages, 250 color illustrations

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