Pencil Art Workshop: Techniques, Ideas, and Inspiration for Drawing and Designing with Pencil
The humble pencil is the world's most flexible and forgiving drawing material. And in Pencil Art Workshop artist and educator Matt Rota (author of The Art of Ballpoint) explores the pencil's phenomenal range. Turn to any chapter--drawing with line, drawing with tone, drawing quickly, photorealism, adding color--and you'll discover, through step-by-step instructions and illustrations, how to choose the right pencil and use it to its fullest in every drawing style. Each chapter also includes a gallery of edgy and inspiring works by contemporary pencil artists to enjoy, and to give inspiration
MATT ROTA is an illustrator living and working in Brooklyn New York. He is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts. His clients include The New York Times, The Washington Post, McSweeny's, Foreign Policy Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, The Utne Reader, LA Weekly and more. He's received awards and recognition from the Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine, Spectrum, American Illustration, and Luerzer's Archive.