Pencil is an ideal medium for any beginning artist. This forgiving tool has a small tip and allows an easy grip, affording artists great precision and control over their strokes. And because drawing is the basis for all the visual arts, it is the perfect starting point for any artist who wants to branch out to other media, such as oil pastel or paint. But pencil is also a beautiful art form of its own, with the potential for producing endless values and intricate textures. In this book, you’ll learn about the basic supplies used in pencil drawing, as well as techniques specific to rendering animal skin and hair. You’ll also find 17 engaging ...

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