by William F. Powell
Building on the fundamentals of drawing in pencil learned in The Art of Drawing, artists will enjoy exploring another approach to drawing with William Powell's The Art of Drawing 2. Powell's step-by-step demonstrations for rendering more than a dozen subjects in pencil take the aspiring artist from landscapes and animals to flowers and portraits. The author reviews the materials artists will need to get started drawing, then presents each individual lesson with simple instructions in easy-to-follow steps. The book also gives an overview of experimentation with different media, such as charcoal and pen and ink, and valuable information on topics like composition and value sure to be an indispensable reference for every artist's library.