fbpx The Artist's Everything Handbook: A New Guide to Drawing and Painting | Wilson, Kate | Lexile & Reading Level:
Try LightSail for FREE for up to 7 kids! Instant access to thousands of books. Sign-up
Try LightSail for FREE for up to 7 kids! Instant access to thousands of books. Sign-up

The Artist's Everything Handbook: A New Guide to Drawing and Painting

Authors: Wilson, Kate
Publisher: Harper Design
BISAC/Subject: ART010000, ART050000, ART020000
ISBN: 9780062399748, Related ISBNs: 0062399748, 9780062338778, 9780062399748
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

The Artist’s Everything Handbook is your complete guide to the fundamentals of artistic creation. Encompassing a diverse range of drawing, sketching, and painting techniques—from pen and ink to oils and acrylics—you’ll find everything you need to create daring and imaginative works of art.

Divided according to medium, each section offers an informative overview and a thorough exploration of all the relevant tools and materials. Chapters suggest innovative ways to tackle your subjects, and provide specially commissioned illustrations with detailed tutorials and helpful tips. Learn how to properly mix paint colors, take a small object and scale it up, and play with the idea of positive and negative space. Inside, you’ll also find galleries of contemporary artwork that demonstrate the range of effects that can be achieved using a particular technique. Acknowledging the growing interest in digital media, this book also includes information on how certain effects can be re-created using programs such as Photoshop and drawing apps. And finally, artist profiles offer insight into the working processes of some of today’s emerging painters and drawers from all around the world.

Filled with imaginative ideas and tutorials, varied and inspiring work from young contemporary artists, and a fresh, modern approach to old art forms, this book is your essential reference to dive into the boundless possibilities of drawing and painting.

LightSail includes up to 6,000 high interest, Lexile aligned book titles with every student subscription. Other titles are available for individual purchase.

Watch the power of

Lightsail in action

×

SUPPORT GROWING READERS

Immediately Engage Students
Immediately Engage Students
Simple intuitive design has classrooms reading within minutes.
Exponentially Grow Reading Time
Exponentially Grow Reading Time
Students love the LightSail experience and naturally spend more time reading.
Accelerate Literacy Development
Accelerate Literacy Development
Students reading 25 minutes a day on LightSail are seeing 2+ years of Lexile growth in a single year.

LightSail Education is a comprehensive Lexile and standards-aligned, literacy platform and digital e-book library. Including multimodal learning functionality and featuring books from leading publishers, LightSail holistically assesses and nurtures each student on their reading and writing-to-learn journey, throughout elementary, middle, and high school.

*LightSail offers a 2,000 or a 6,000 title bundle with its student subscriptions. Other titles are available for individual purchase.