Drawing and Painting Buildings

Drawing and Painting Buildings

Book - 2008
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Introduces the reader to the many diverse aspects of drawing and painting buildings - a subject that has fascinated artists for years and has inspired many forms of art. This book offers step-by-step guidance towards achieving realistic three-dimensional effects on a two-dimensional surface.

Independent Publishing Group

Designed to aid novice artists and art students, this handy resource covers every aspect of creating realistic illustrations of buildings. Topics addressed include drawing and painting common building surfaces such as brick, stucco, and wood plank; the key aspects of different structures, among them houses, churches, and castles; and how to best capture such details as windows, doors, and roof tops. Step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions demonstrate how to use any medium?including crayon, pencil, pastel, watercolor, ink, and acrylic and oil paints?to produce authentic, realistic artwork.

Publisher: Ramsbury : Crowood, 2008
ISBN: 9781861269997
Branch Call Number: 758.7 NEWEY
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm


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