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The Power of the Pencil Draw * Sketch * Doodle * Play with a Pencil by Guy Field
  

The Power of the Pencil Draw * Sketch * Doodle * Play with a Pencil

Arts & Crafts   
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What you can do with a pencil – and it's not all drawing! There's pencil games, Hangman, there's learning how to twizzle a Pencil round your thumb and there are emergency pencil uses. The instructions, in a cartoon type format, are intersperced with pencil related information in a fun and jokey way with added quotes from famous pencil weilders like Picasso and da Vinci. Very doable for even the most ham-fisted, Guy Field reveals all the tips and tricks you'll need to produce basic drawings, cartoons, lettering and even creating your own superhero, Pencilman! ~ Sue Baker

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The Power of the Pencil Draw * Sketch * Doodle * Play with a Pencil by Guy Field

Lovingly put together by quirky illustrator Guy Field, this playful and practical book starts with the basics, discussing which pencils you need in your personal drawing toolkit, then goes on to give tips and methods for drawing everything from a self-portrait to your evening meal. It revisits the work of famous pencil-wielders like Leonardo da Vinci, and uncovers the secrets of more advanced techniques such as using tracing paper and drawing the perfect freehand circle.

About the Author

Guy Field is an illustrator, designer and artist who was born with a pencil in his hand. Guy has worked with, and designed for, numerous leading companies from Fred Perry to Parklife festival. He lives in Elephant and Castle, London.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th September 2016

Author

Guy Field

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Author's Website

guy-field.com/

Publisher

Portico an imprint of Pavilion Books

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Categories

Arts & Crafts

Painting & art manuals
Drawing & drawings

ISBN

9781910232859

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