This high level drawing series showcases the work of rewned artists and shares their expertise so that those committed to excellent drawing can hone their skills, and beginners can find inspiration and detailed advice. Each title covers the history of drawing and the materials and techniques used, and includes beautiful step by step projects. In this essential addition to the Drawing Masterclass series, Denis John Naylor shows how he creates his extraordinary tree studies, from first marks made on paper to finishing touches. Denis's method is based on close observation, and here shows how to develop drawing skills as you learn techniques such as line and tone, circular toning and layering, measured drawing and creating shape, form and texture. There are detailed studies of boles, branches, leaves, bark, roots and more. Seven beautiful demonstrations show step by step how to create breathtaking drawings of this popular subject.
Denis John-Naylor studied Natural History Illustration at Bournemouth College of Art and Wildlife Painting at Swansea Institute. He is a self-employed consultant and a part-time teacher of watercolour, pencil, acrylic and oil painting in adult education. His hobbies include plein air painting, reading biographies and listening to music. http://www.saa.co.uk/art/denis-john-naylor