How to draw trees by Frank M.Rines a book review

Saturday, den 5. February 2011

How to draw trees by Frank M. Rines is the second cheap book on drawing trees I want to review here. The first edition of this book was published already in 1936 under a different title. The paperback copy I bought was published in 2007. The book is similarly constructed as the previously reviewed one [...]

Drawing the shape of trees

Thursday, den 17. December 2009

I love to draw the shape of a tree. Usually I start at the top and sketch the outline downwards. In this pen sketch I tried to identify areas with the same tonality and marked them with more or less dense hatches. I have seen works of painters who were able to work with 7-9 [...]