By Michael D. Mattesi

Organize to event a new notion procedure at the drawing of existence and the expression of strength. this significant proposal can be the least mentioned topic in determine drawing periods this present day. Artist Michael Mattesi is your advisor on an exhilarating and provocative trip via a number of tools of pondering utilizing effortless to appreciate evaluations of dynamic drawings. learn how to procedure drawing via Michael

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12 step-by-step demos make learning easy and fun. You'll find that whatever time you have to paint is really all the time you need!

This hardcover edition of How TO KEEP A SKETCHBOOK JOURNAL features a “self-jacket” that eliminates the need for a separate dust jacket. It provides sturdy protection for your book while it saves paper, trees and energy. —1st ed. p. cm. ISBN 1-58180-044-4 (alk. paper) 1. Drawing—Technique. 2. Notebooks. I. Title. 2—dc21 00-045213 Editor: Amy J. InchesSq. 45Sq. 16Sq. FeetSq. 09Sq. MetersSq. 8Sq. YardsSq. 8Sq. MetersSq. ) Table of Contents INTRODUCTION TYPE OF SKETCHBOOK JOURNALS Chapter 1 GETTING STARTED Chapter 2 MAKING SKETCHES Chapter 3 WORKING IN PENCIL, PEN & PAINT Chapter 4 THE THEME SKETCHBOOK Chapter 5 A CREATIVE, COLORFUL GARDEN JOURNAL Chapter 6 A SKETCHBOOK OF DISCOVERY Chapter 7 A SKETCHBOOK OF TRAVEL MEMORIES Chapter 8 AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE JOURNAL Chapter 9 AN IN-DEPTH STUDY JOURNAL Chapter 10 A SKETCHBOOK OF THE IMAGINATION Chapter 11 KEEPING A VISUAL DIARY CATHIE SKETCHING FOXGLOVES 7 ¼″ × 9 ½″ (18cm × 24cm) Watercolor Introduction What is a sketchbook journal?

They provide a permanent, fine ink line. Drawback: One never knows exactly when the ink will run out. A spare pen is a good idea. INK For mixed-media work, choose an ink that is lightfast, compatible with the pen you are using and brushproof to withstand the overlay application of wet washes without bleeding. Permanent inks are not necessarily brush-proof and must be tested. For a very brushproof black India ink, I recommend Koh-I-Noor's Universal Black India 3080. For a lightfast, brushproof colored ink, I use FW Acrylic Artist's Ink (transparent) or archival-quality colored inks by Koh-I-Noor.

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