Ultimate Book Of Drawing

Ultimate Book Of Drawing

Arcturus Publishing

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Artists looking to build their skills and produce accomplished artworks will find this comprehensive drawing reference invaluable. Barrington Barber looks at the key areas—still life, figures, landscape, and portraits—and demonstrates the specific skills needed for each type of subject matter. His easy-to-follow approach makes him an ideal tutor for beginners as well as those who can already draw competently. Starting with the basics of drawing, the book moves on to deal with more challenging areas such as figures in action, symbolism in portraits, and imaginary landscapes.


Barrington Barber is a renowned authority on teaching drawing and also a practicing artist. After training as a graphic designer, he went into advertising, working for top agencies before progressing to freelance design and producing illustrations for a range of books and magazines. He taught art for many years and has written and illustrated books including Everyone Can Draw and The Art of Meditative Drawing.


Pub Date: 2012 
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50 x 11.75 inches

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