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  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 11 October 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781446309520
  • Stock: 43 in stock
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 240
  • Pages: 120
  • RRP: £15.99
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Drawing Architecture


The beginner's guide to drawing and painting buildings by Richard Taylor

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Book Description

A comprehensive and practical guide full of advice and inspiration for anyone wishing to capture the beauty of the urban landscape.

This hands-on and inspirational book will encourage you to meet the exciting challenges of drawing and painting buildings using a variety of media and a wide range of techniques. As well as beautifully worked examples this invaluable book features a range of exercises that will help you to understand perspective, negative and positive space, tone, choosing details and constructing large-scale images.

Taylor's exquisite drawings and paintings demonstrate the quality of the results that can be achieved by following his helpful guidance and advice.

About the Author

About Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a well-known artist and author who specializes in watercolour painting techniques. He demonstrates and teaches widely, has written a number of practical art books, and is an established contributor to the leisure painting press. Richard is a member of the Society of Architectural Illustrators and his work has been exhibited in galleries throughout Britain, including the Mall Galleries, London.


Leisure Painter

Richard Taylor's new book, Drawing Architecture is aimed at anyone who wishes to learn how to draw and paint convincing buildings using a wide range of media and techniques. This is a practical, hands on book that approaches the subject in a clear and encouraging way.

Richard sets exercises for you to work through, such as understanding perspective, looking for negative and positive spaces, capturing details and working on large-scale images. His beautiful drawings and paintings are sure to inspire.

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