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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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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.
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Publisher: Portico an imprint of Pavilion Books
|Publication date:||8th September 2016|
|Publisher:||Portico an imprint of Pavilion Books|
|Categories:||Painting & art manuals, Drawing & drawings,|
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.More About Guy Field