Contains illustrated information on the tools and techniques of ink drawing.imed at professional and student illustrators, architects and artists, thisook reviews tonal and linear drawing, ways to depict light and shade,ethods of handling object groupings, and other basics of composition."Arthur J. Guptill's classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing.
This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist. It is of particular interest to architects, interior designers, landscape architects, industrial designers, illustrators, and renderers."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedA classic in the field of art instruction contains complete, profusely illustrated information on the tools and techniques of ink drawing.The 60th Anniversary Edition of a classic in the field of art instruction contains complete, profusely illustrated information on the tools and techniques of ink drawing.
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|List of Artists Represented|
|Some Introductory Considerations|
|Materials and Tools|
|First Exercises in Pen Handling|
|Practice in Tone Building|
|Elementary Steps in Value Study|
|Kinds of Outline and Their Uses|
|First Thoughts on Light and Shade|
|Starting to Draw in Light and Shade|
|Drawing Groups of Objects|
|Basic Principles of Composition|
|Drawing from Photographs|
|Studying Work by Other Artists|
|Trees and Other Landscape Features|
|Drawing Building Details|
|Architectural Rendering Methods|
|Rendering the Complete Building|
|The Larger Architectural Problem|
|Interiors and Their Accessories|
Arthur L. Guptill(1891-1956) who co-founded Watson-Guptill Publications and was co-editor ofAmerican Artistmagazine, was an architect, a painter, an art director, an author, and a teacher. Born in Gorham, Maine, he graduated with a degree in architecture from Pratt Institute in 1912, and then studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A partner in Bearse & Guptill, architectural designers and illustrators, from 1919 to 1925, Mr. Guptill was a freelance specialist in design, freelance advertising artist, and advertising agency consultant from 1916 to 1937. The founder, president, and director of activities of the Amateur Artists Association of America, Mr. Guptill wrote numerous art instruction books. He taught at Pratt and the Brooklyn Museum and was a member of the Art Directors Club of New York and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in England.Susan E. Meyerwas born and raised in New York City. She was graduated from the University of Wisconsin and attended the Universita per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy. Ms. Meyer has had a long history of involvement with Arthur Guptill's work. For over seven years, as managing editor of Watson-Guptill Publications, the company he co-founded, she compiled and edited his books. In that capacity, she also compiled, edited, and collaborated on a number of other books on watercolorists and their techniques, painting portraits, and designing with type. In addition, Ms. Meyer was editor ofAmerican Artistmagazine, where Guptill himself was once co-editor. She is the author of over a dozen books and is currently the director of Roundtable Press, Inc. in New York City.