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Foolproof sketching & painting techniques for beginners  Cover Image Book Book

Foolproof sketching & painting techniques for beginners / Tomoko Kuramae ; [translated by Makiko Itoh].

Kuramae, Tomoko, (author,, illustrator.). Itoh, Makiko, (translator.).


"Packed with practical tips and advice, this book shows you how to fill your sketchbook or watercolor pad with a variety of everyday items that catch your eye. Author Tomoko Kuramae provides detailed step-by-step instructions on sketching and perspective, then shows you how to bring your finished sketches to life with brilliant transparent watercolors. She explains how to draw dozens of objects realistically from a variety of angles based on cubes and cylinders"--Page 4 of cover.

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  • ISBN: 9780804856225
  • ISBN: 0804856222
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Japan ©2015.
"For pencil, pen, and watercolors"--Cover.
"With over 400 illustrations!"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Drawing objects with a box shape -- Part two: Drawing objects with cylinders -- Part three: Drawing flat objects -- Part four: Additional information.
Language Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Drawing > Technique.
Watercolor painting > Technique.

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