Becoming an Artist
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Specific topics include design principles and elements, proportion and measuring, perspectives for interior and exterior drawing, parts of light and shadow, and color theory. The text features representational drawings and artwork, as well as paintings from life. Each chapter includes activities and assignments that help students apply the concepts to create aesthetically pleasing works of art.
Designed to help students successfully use what they have learned, no matter their level of artistic mastery, Becoming an Artist is an excellent text for beginning art classes. With its emphasis on concepts that are universal to visual mediums, it can also serve as a supplemental reader for courses in clothing, floral, and theatre design.