This book is for those who have always wished they could draw, or have tried a little drawing and find they need some basic help.’
So begins Quentin de la Bédoyère’s inspiring and practical guide to the drawing techniques that are essential to good painting.
Practical advice on choosing materials Covers pencil, charcoal and sanguine crayon Builds basic skills such as scribble shading, cross hatching and blending Seven step-by-step demonstrations Dozens of beautiful and inspiring drawings.
Quentin de la Bedoyere first took up drawing at the age of 50. He subsequently included painting in a wide variety of media, and has exhibited in the Mall Gallery, Llewellyn Alexander Gallery and the Society of Graphic Fine Art, among others. He now works almost exclusively on private portrait commissions. Drawing remains his first love, and he carries a small sketch book wherever he goes. He is retired from his professional career as Vice President Product Marketing and Managing Director for Unit Trusts for Sun Life of Canada financial. He is married with five children and 14 grandchildren, and lives in Wimbledon. For further details, take a look at his website www.quentindelabedoyere.com.
Autor: Quentin de la Bédoyére