Rendering in Pen and Ink: The Classic Book On Pen And Ink Techniques For Artists, Illustrators…

Paperback | August 1, 1997

byArthur L. Guptill

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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 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.

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This esteemed classic of art instruction contains complete, profusely illustrated information on the tools and techniques of ink drawing.Delighting anyone who draws with pen and ink, this highly regarded book is replete with drawings by legendary illustrators Rockwell Kent, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, and others. Profe...

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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,...

Arthur L. Guptill (1891-1956) who co-founded Watson-Guptill Publications and was co-editor of American Artist magazine, was an architect, a painter, an art director, an author, and a teacher. Born in Gorham, Maine, he graduated with a degree in architecture from Pratt Institute in 1912, and then studied at the Massachusetts Institute o...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 12 × 9.1 × 0.7 inPublished:August 1, 1997Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

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ISBN - 10:0823045293

ISBN - 13:9780823045297

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This esteemed classic of art instruction contains complete, profusely illustrated information on the tools and techniques of ink drawing.Delighting anyone who draws with pen and ink, this highly regarded book is replete with drawings by legendary illustrators Rockwell Kent, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, and others. Professional and student illustrators, architects, and artists will enjoy the book's clear review of tonal and linear drawing; ways to depict light and shade; methods of handling object groupings; and other basics of composition.