Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Learn to Draw with a Firm Foundation


Foundations of Drawing by Al Gury lives up to its title.  He begins by defining drawing, then moves into the history of the art form. He provides a synopsis and examples from each major historical period in Chapter 1.

One must draw with something, so next comes a chapter on essential drawing materials.  Next come the essential skills: holding tools, blending, lines, shapes, and so on.  Quality illustrations show the beginner what constitutes good composition.  Everything is explained for the novice by this professional artist and art instructor.

All art begins with drawing, and you can start drawing with the help of this book.

I received a free review copy of Foundations of Drawing through Blogging for Books.