PDF | 130 | English |11 MB The manual presents a series of problems involving a wide variety of forms to be drawn directly from life. The problems are graded in difficulty and complexity so that the student is able to achieve a good measure of success at each step and grow in confidence as well as ability. With this strong foundation other media, techniques, and expressive objectives may be profitably explored.
Here is a comprehensive and uncomplicated introduction to sketching and painting landscapes. F. C. Johnston, art teacher, broadcaster, and until recently editor of The Leisure Painter, takes budding artists step-by-step through the selection of subject, composition and technique, and the different media open to them. Water colour, oils, acrylic and sketching (including pencil, pen and ink, fibre and felt-tip pen, charcoal and Conte crayon) are each treated separately, prefaced by a general section on preparing for landscape studies.
PDF 122 English 19.8 MB The freehand sketch is of particular importance for the understanding of Expressionist architecture - even more important, it might be argued, than the finished building. For Expressionist architects were above all concerned with the spontaneity of the initial idea, a quality that only rarely survived the transition from drawing to reality, and that was often too fantastic even to attempt.