Book #0 Collins 30-Minute Painting

Sketching (Collins 30-Minute Painting)

by Alwyn Crawshaw

On Sale: 24/12/2018



About the Book

Aimed at the practised beginner, this inspirational guide will show how to achieve successful sketches using pencil and watercolour in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist.

Many people think they don't have enough time to sketch, but in this attractive guide Alwyn Crawshaw encourages quick and simple learning. By working with just a few materials, including both pencil and watercolour, and focusing on just the key techniques it is possible to make successful sketches in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little sketching experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and sketch more spontaneously.

With clear, easy-to-follow advice and ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this ebook provides a perfect introduction to sketching quickly and easily. Key features include, quick tips, handy checklists, practical projects, step-by-step exercises and half-hour demonstrations.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008325794
  • ISBN 10: 0008325790
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 24/12/2018
  • Pages: 96
  • List Price: 10.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: ART / Techniques / Drawing


Alwyn Crawshaw has written over 25 books on art instruction, all published by Collins. He has a huge following among amateur painters and has made 8 successful TV series on Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel, as well as many videos on painting. Amongst other acheivements, Alwyn founded the Society of Amateur Artists, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a past president of the National Acrylic Painters’ Association. He regularly contributes to Leisure Painter magazine.

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