The author illustrates how beautiful pictures can be built up easily using a series of lines, squiggles, curves and washes and shading.
Drawing with pencils and water soluble pencils, charcoal, and ink, he shows how to make marks, draw textures, use line and tone - and demonstrates how to create landscapes, trees, flowers, buildings, still life, figures and portraits.
- Excellent guidance on using the different media with easy-to-follow exercises
- Includes step-by-step demonstrations
- Clear instructions on using line and tone to create what you see
About Giovanni Civardi
Giovanni Civardi is an Italian artist and teacher who for years has combined studies at the Faculty of Medicine, Milan, with the practice and teaching of sculpture.