Exactly where does an artist get his or her ideas? From a multitude of places. Their imagination, nature, a situation, their mind's eye when looking at something abstract, a customer's comment, a client's product, an animal, a tree, a bush or a bug and even dreams, the subconscious, techlogy and the unkwn. This book is based on how to see images from simple sketches and mindless doodles. All of the places mentioned previously will come into play as the mind relaxes when looking at a simple sketch. If you are interested in producing works of art for yourself or for someone else, the images and techniques portrayed in The Art of Visualizing Black & White - A Guide to Intuitive Drawing will undoubtedly give you the tools, ideas and procedure you are looking for. Over 180 images and a dozen techniques are presented in pencil, ink, computer and airbrush. The author with a lifetime of experience in illustrating and 35 years as a professional gives his advice on how to 'see' along with examples of his own creations This book is a powerful tool for anyone considering an art career of any kind. The main concept behind this book is that visual composition is the key to any successful piece of art. Whether that style of art is realism, fantasy, surrealism or commercialism. The rest is rendering and technique.
Born February 2, 1951. From the age of four the author has produced a lifetime of drawing and painting. Using the mind's eye for the majority of works the author has created professionally for over 35 years. Two years of architectural and mechanical drawing, one year of geometrical and technical design, three years of fine art study, five years of commercial design study and 38 years of painting and drawing. Creating virtually every aspect of two dimensional conceptual artwork.