Author: Victor Perard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Concise guide features easy steps for realistic depictions of trees. Discover shading, composition, shadow, and outlining techniques that add vitality and expression. Over 100 illustrations spotlight Oak, Willow, Pine, Palmetto, more.
Each Drawing book in the How to Draw and Paint Series focuses on a particular subject and explains the materials needed to get started, as well as the basic techniques and special effects used to develop drawings to their fullest. Simple step-by-step instructions and clear demonstrations make it easy for anyone to learn to draw.
Drawing Trees and Leaves
Author: Julia Kuo, Michael Wojtech
Publisher: Curious Artist
Capture the essence of the forest with Drawing Trees and Leaves. Trees are a perennially inspiring subject for artists. Think of their beautiful multicolored leaves in the fall, or the way the snow settles on their branches in the winter. Start by learning how to identify trees and leaves, their benefit and life stages, the oldest trees, famous forests, and other fascinating aspects and phases of growth. Then, use this inspiration paired with charming prompts to draw the diverse beauty of these endlessly captivating and beautiful subjects. Flip this book open vertically; these are drawings of tall trees!
In this book, William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to render a variety of beautiful trees in pencil. The author explains a number of basic drawing techniques before exploring basic tree shapes and leaf types. As you learn how to draw branches, bark, and ground foliage, step by step, youÆll also discover important tips about shading, creating textures, setting up compositions, and applying perspectiveùhelping you develop your own tree drawings to their fullest potential. Helpful examples and essential information make this comprehensive guide a valuable addition to any artistÆs drawing library!
Drawing a Tree
Author: Bruno Munari
Vignettes from natural settings are accompanied by a series of lessons emphasizing both practical and theoretical considerations. This edition features 23 outstanding plates from the author's Lessons on Trees.
How to Draw Trees
Author: Frank M. Rines
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Illustrating the dominant features of many common species — elm, maple, willow, apple, more — this manual includes two portraits of each variety, in pencil and other media. 34 drawings.
Author: Denis John-Naylor
Publisher: Search PressLtd
Discusses drawing techniques and materials, including building up a pattern of lights and darks, sketching in pencil or ballpoint pen, and measuring angles and proportions, with details on how to use the techniques to create tree drawings.
Using pencil and charcoal, students learn how to draw trees and forests with this clearly written and charmingly illustrated handbook. The book''s pervasive mood of communing with nature reflects today''s growing environmental concerns.'
This classic guide by noted British painter Adrian Hill starts with a brief history of tree painting and advances to general principles, color choices, and techniques. Its 150 illustrations include seven in full color.
Author: Norman Battershill
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This is a basic instructional guide to drawing trees. With the aid of step-by-step drawings the author explains clearly and concisely how to use pencil, pen and ink, Conte and charcoal to achieve successful drawings of trees.
DIVThis inspiring sketchbook is part of the new 20 Ways series from Quarry Books, designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a fun and sophisticated collection of illustration fun. Each spread features 20 inspiring illustrated examples of a single item, such as a tree, tulip, shell, owl, peacock feather, mushroom, cloud, or berry.–with blank space for you to draw your take on “20 Ways to Draw a Tree.” /divDIVThis is not a step-by-step technique book--rather, the stylized flowers, trees, leaves, and clouds are simplified, modernized, and reduced to the most basic elements, showing you how simple abstract shapes and forms meld to create the building blocks of any item that you want to draw. Each of the 20 interpretations provides a different, interesting approach to drawing a single item, providing loads of inspiration for your own drawing. Presented in the author’s uniquely creative style, this engaging and motivational practice book provides a new take on the world of sketching, doodling, and designing. /divDIVGet out your favorite drawing tool, and remember, there are not just 20 Ways to Draw a Tree!/div
Author: Denis Naylor
Publisher: Search PressLtd
This delightful introduction to drawing trees completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished trees. Denis Naylor includes a good selection of popular species such as Weeping Cherry in Blossom, Oak, Eucalyptus, Aspen in Autumn and many, many more. He also shows you how to draw tree details such as roots, cones and trunks. He uses a helpful two-colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.
Draw & Paint Realistic Trees in All Four Seaons Bestselling author and naturalist Claudia Nice is back with another studio essential for every landscape artist. Drawing & Painting Trees in the Landscape features Claudia's best tips and techniques for painting trees of all kinds in their natural settings—from the majesty of mountain evergreens to the delicate pink blossoms of cherry trees in spring. With her inspiring artistic style and in-depth visual instruction, Claudia starts with the basics, showing you how to break down reference photos and open-air vistas into simple shapes, colors and textures. Follow along as she skillfully guides you through every step of creating vibrant compositions anchored by glorious trees and foliage, including: Drawing and sketching techniques for mapping out successful compositions A variety of basic tree shapes you can reference and copy; featuring more than 40 conifers, hardwoods and deciduous trees Proven color mixes for painting an array of vibrant hues—from the many different greens of foliage to the soft pastels of spring blossoms—using watercolor, oil, acrylics or mixed media Step-by-step instructions on drawing and painting important details, such as the weathered textures of bark, the sculptural shapes of bare branches in winter, aged mossy trunks and more Techniques for working smart in any medium, such as using simple watercolor washes for distant foliage, adding details with pen & ink, and "knife painting" in oils for interesting dimensional effects Whether your goal is to make accurate field sketches for your journal, paint what you see on your travels through the countryside, or just capture familiar views of your own back yard, Claudia makes the process fun, easy and satisfying. Like a walk in the woods, with every step you'll relax, enjoy and learn something new.
How to Draw Trees
Author: Henry C. Pitz
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Every artist who works outdoors -- who draws, paints, or sketches landscapes -- will want to own this comprehensive handbook on drawing trees. It shows how to draw every major tree on the American landscape.