Drawing has become a very popular hobby and books are now in demand. This particular aspect of drawing has not been widely covered, making it an important addition to the discipline of drawing as a whole. It is written in his usual easily accessible style with over 200 full-colour illustrations. The various methods are explored through his trademark step-by-step exercises. By following Barber's advice and methods the reader will gain confidence in both drawing skills and the use of colour across different media. The book is well structured and comprehensive. Various methods and media are explored through a series of chapters, beginning with materials and how to get used to them. Each chapter ends in his excellent step-by-step exercises. The book is well designed and clearly laid out and users will welcome the simple, strong illustrations and concise text.
The best-selling practical art author. Nationally recognised fine artist.