The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. First Steps in Drawing is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to learning the basic principles of drawing in a few short steps. Whether sketching people, places, buildings or just generally, in just 96 pages you will discover how to master the essential principles and create captivating and memorable work.
Robin Capon studied painting and lithography at University of London Goldsmith's College School of Art and then completed the post-graduate art teacher's certifcate course at Brighton College of Art. He has worked exclusively as a freelance artist and writer since 1988. Robin has also worked as a tutor for the National Extension College and as an examiner for several leading examining boards. He writes monthly features and reviews for 'The Artist and Leisure Painter' magazines and he is the author of 20 books on art and craft subjects.