This concise guide for artists at every level features easy-to-follow steps for realistic depictions of trees. Its shading techniques, composition, shadow and light methods, and outlining approaches help artists recapture dozens of varieties with vitality and expression. Over 100 illustrations spotlight Oak, Willow, Pine, Palmetto, and other species. 48 pages, softcover.
This concise guide features easy-to-follow steps for capturing the natural beauty and magnificence of trees. Over 100 illustrations spotlight dozens of different varieties, including Oak, Willow, Pine, and Palmetto. Topics include shading techniques, composition, portraying shadow and light, and approaches to outlining.
Author and illustrator Victor Perard, a graduate of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, was an art instructor at New York City's Cooper Union for twenty years. This informative volume reflects his extensive teaching experience and provides practical advice for artists at every level.