The pencil
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Westport, Conn. : New York : North Light Publishers ;, [1974].
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0823039900, 9780823039906, 0891341188, 9780891341185
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160 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 32 cm
Language
English

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"This book represents your opportunity to learn from this acknowledged master. Together you'll explore pencil drawing as a serious medium--not just a preliminary step in painting ... Calle begins with a brief history of the development of pencil and its use by past masters. His discussion of types of pencils, paper surfaces, fixatives and erasers sets the stage for a series of demonstrations of various picture projects. You'll do trial renderings of key sections of a picture, plan the direction of your strokes, and make corrections. You'll also practice drawing the head, hands, and figure; learn how to handle perspective, compositions, shadows, and textures; and find advice on using photographs and other drawing aids. Above all, you'll learn how to convey through your drawings a sense of purpose and the feeling of movement, emotion, or direction."
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Calle, P. (1974). The pencil . North Light Publishers ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Calle, Paul. 1974. The Pencil. Westport, Conn. : New York: North Light Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Calle, Paul. The Pencil Westport, Conn. : New York: North Light Publishers, 1974.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Calle, Paul. The Pencil North Light Publishers ;, 1974.

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