Rendering in Pen and Ink

Rendering in Pen and Ink Arthur L Guptill s classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing This is a book designed to delight and instruct a

  • Title: Rendering in Pen and Ink
  • Author: Arthur L. Guptill
  • ISBN: 9780823045303
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Arthur L Guptill s classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist It is of particular interest to architects, interior designers, landscape archiArthur L Guptill s classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist It is of particular interest to architects, interior designers, landscape architects, industrial designers, illustrators, and renderers Contents include a review of materials and tools of rendering handling the pen and building tones value studies kinds of outline and their uses drawing objects in light and shade handling groups of objects basic principles of composition using photographs, study of the work of well known artists on the spot sketching representing trees and other landscape features drawing architectural details methods of architectural rendering examination of outstanding examples of architectural rendering solving perspective and other rendering problems handling interiors and their accessories and finally, special methods of working with pen including its use in combination with other media The book is profusely illustrated with over 300 drawings that include the work of famous illustrators and renderers of architectural subjects such as Rockwell Kent, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, Willy Pogany, Reginald Birch, Harry Clarke, Edward Penfield, Joseph Clement Coll, F.L Griggs, Samuel V Chamberlain, Louis C Rosenberg, John Floyd Yewell, Chester B Price, Robert Lockwood, Ernest C Peixotto, Harry C Wilkinson, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and Birch Burdette Long Best of all, Arthur Guptill enriches the text with drawings of his own From the Trade Paperback edition.

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    1. Easily the best book on Pen and Ink techniques. Very thorough in its approach to both techniques and examples. All the illustrations are wonderfully rendered.

    2. (More pictures at parkablogs)This is probably the ultimate book for learning pen and ink drawings. It was published in 1976 and has been reprinted since.It's filled with easy-to-follow lessons that teaches how effects and textures can be created. There are lots of techniques to learn.The pen used back then and featured in this book is the quill pen. Ballpoint pen users might not be able to replicate the quill pen effects, specifically the drawing of thin and thick lines by applying different pre [...]

    3. This is the QUINTESSENTIAL book for learning how to draw with pen and ink. Yes, the text itself is quite old - but don't write off this book.Various nibs are discussed as well as ink to use and other tools. You also get basic exercises on making lines and patterns. The book goes into detail to explain ways of rendering objects, arranging your compositions, light and shadow, and all the intermediate techniques that you need to render with a pen. There's also a superb selection of artwork from var [...]

    4. A comprehensive survey of traditional pen and ink illustration techniques featuring hundreds of works from 70+ artists. Heavy emphasis on architectural subjects. An excellent go-to reference for solving rendering problems when doing work in pen and ink.

    5. Some of the old art instruction books are still the best reference. Lovely basic techniques & lots of beautiful examples of pen an ink drawing from masters like Aubrey Beardsley, James Montgomery Flagg, Charles Dana Gibson etc

    6. Possibly the best book for learning to use pen and ink. Despite being first published in 1976, it is thorough, detailed, shows you how to execute various pen and ink techniques and gives many examples from other pen and ink artists' work. Highly recommended.

    7. This one looks like a great overview of materials and techniques for doing pen and ink drawings, or architectural drawings. I had to take it back before I finished reading the whole book, but my library has it, so it will be there as a handy reference.

    8. Very good collection of reference material for the hatching, great samples from various masters, some solid instructions on composition and techniques.

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