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30 Minute Sketching

by Alwyn Crawshaw
Publisher: Harper Collins
Edition: Hardback
Publication: 3 March 2008
ISBN 13/EAN: 9780007259380
Size: 204 x 158 mm
Illustrations: 80
Pages: 96

Aimed at the practised beginner, this book shows how to achieve successful sketches using pencil and watercolour in just 30 minutes–ideal for the busy amateur artist.

Many people think they don't have enough time to sketch, but in this attractive guide Alwyn Crawshaw encourages quick and simple learning. By working with just a few materials, including both pencil and watercolour, and focusing on just the key techniques it is possible to make successful sketches in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little sketching experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and sketch more spontaneously. With clear, easy to follow advice and ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this book provides a perfect introduction to sketching quickly and easily. Key features include quick tips, handy checklists, practical projects, step-by-step exercises and half-hour demonstrations.

The third title in the Collins 30 Minute series for the beginner painter in a handy and distinctive sketchbook format Shows how to make successful sketches, using both pencil and watercolour, in only 30 minutes. Full of quick tips, checklists and easy to follow projects, exercises and step-by-step demonstrations Excellent value for money.

About The Author

Successful painter, author and teacher, Alwyn Crawshaw is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the British Watercolour Society, and the Society of Equestrian Artists. He is also President of the National Acrylic Painters Association and is listed in the current edition of Who's Who in Art. Alwyn lives in Dawlish, Devon with his wife June, where they have their own gallery.

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