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The art of ballpoint : experimentation, exploration, and techniques in ink / Matt Rota.

Author/creator Rota, Matt
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Beverly, Massachusetts : Rockport Publishers, 2016.
Description160 pages : illustrated ; 26 cm
Contents Overview and history -- Contemporary classical : Featured artists : Nicolas V. Sanchez ; Dina Brodsky ; Image highlights ; Exercises : Drawing on toned paper ; Types of shading ; Volume with crosshatching ; Creating a landscape with texture and marks (but no outlines) -- Contemporary abstraction : Featured artists : Joanne Greenbaum ; Joan Saló ; Shane McAdams ; Exercises : Creating an even field of marks ; Scribble ; Responding to an organic process -- Illustration and design : Featured artists : Jim Rugg ; Carine Brancowitz ; Chamo San ; Joo Chung ; Jonathan Bréchignac ; Exercises : Blending color ; Gradients with marks ; Line shape and pattern ; Graphic color ; Repetitive marks -- Sketchbook art : Featured artists : Jean-Pierre Arboleda ; Melissa Ling ; Mu Pan ; Exercises : Contour drawing ; Creating a light source ; Shading with watercolor ; Layering ballpoint and acrylic -- Contemporary realism : Featured artists : Dominique Vangilbergen ; Dawn Clements ; Joo Lee Kang ; Image highlight ; Exercises : Multiple viewpoints of one object ; 360-degree view of a room ; One mark ; Drawing texture.
Abstract "The Art of Ballpoint offers a historical perspective of the pen as an art medium and how it has grown in popularity. The book explores the work, methods, and themes of over 30 leading contemporary artists who draw in many styles ranging from intensely realistic classical drawings, to modern abstractions, graphic illustration, location sketching and street art styles, A detailed section on ballpoint techniques will discuss and demonstrate line drawing and crosshatching, shading and tone, photo-realism, drawing texture and pattern, working in layers, and mixing media with ballpoint. Glide through this inspiring book and enjoy the intricate and impressive works created from an everyday tool"-- Provided by publisher.
LCCN 2015024475
ISBN9781631590573 (paperback)
ISBN163159057X (paperback)
Stock number1387897 QBI

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Joyner General Stacks NC905 .R77 2016 Item has been checked out - Due: 12/12/2019 Want This?

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