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Ink Drawing Techniques: A Complete Handbook of Pen, Brush and Ink Drawing Methods

Henry C. Pitz

2023 Reprint of the 1957 Edition. Facsimile of the original edition and not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Ink Drawing Techniques, by one of America's renowned illustrators and art teachers, is a fundamental handbook on all the methods of drawing with pen, brush and ink. Ideally designed for students, teachers, and professionals, the book contains nearly 200 illustrations by outstanding pen and brush draftsmen. The reproductions and text are also of particular interest to advertising artists, book and magazine illustrators.

The author describes basic characteristics of pen and ink; demonstrates the many drawing techniques; and discusses materials and how they are used. He tells how to build a picture; how to use a brush in ink drawings; how to use a felt nib; how to combine pen and ink with other media; how to render light and shadow; and how to use special surfaces for reproduction.

In a very practical manner, Mr. Pitz discusses ink techniques for the illustrator, emphasizing the unique problems within the field of commercial art. Finally, he writes about ink drawing as a creative process, emphasizing the importance of the artist's imagination above technical dexterity.

Complementing the text on virtually every page are beautiful and instructive drawings by such old masters as Daumier, Guercino, and Doré, as well as such noted modern artists as Fritz Eichenberg, Robert Fawcett, LyndWard, Jacob Landau, Ronald Searle, Albert Dorne, Edward Bawden, Austin Briggs, Warren Chappell, and Boardman Robinson.

Nearly 200 illustrations in monochrome.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books
  • Publish Date: Nov 28th, 2023
  • Pages: 148
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.32in - 0.79lb
  • EAN: 9781684228461
  • Categories: Techniques - DrawingTechniques - Pen & Ink Drawing
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