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    • ISBN:9781444141542
    • Publication date:29 Jul 2011

First Steps in Drawing: Flash

By Robin Capon

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Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to start? Get a kickstart with this little book which will give you just enough to get you going...

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.
Master sketching techniques
Express yourself
Develop new skills
Refine your work

Biographical Notes

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. Until 1988 he combined a successful career in teaching with writing and pursuing his own fine art work, but sonce then he has worked exclusively as a freelance artist and writer. Initially he concentrated on landscape and abstract paintings for exhibition at various galleries in the South of England, but gradually the empahsis has moved to writing and now most of his time is devoted to art journalism and writing books on artists and art techniques.

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, including two in the Teach Yourself series: Teach Yourself Drawing and Teach Yourself Watercolour Painting.

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  • ISBN: 9781444135572
  • Publication date: 29 Jul 2011
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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