The Fundamentals of Drawing
A Complete Professional Course for Artists
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Anyone with a little persistence and the desire can learn to draw well - this is the starting point for The Fundamentals of Drawing, a practical and comprehensive course for students of all abilities. Opportunities for practice and improvement are offered across a wide spectrum of subjects - still life, plants, landscapes, animals, figure drawing and portraiture - and supported by demonstrations of a broad range of skills and techniques, including perspective and composition.
The methods used in The Fundamentals of Drawing have been practised through the centuries by art students and professional artists. They are time-honoured and proven. Barrington Barber brings his invaluable expertise as a working artist and teacher to the task of showing you how to use them effectively to create successful drawings. No matter what your level of expertise, you will find his clear approach encouraging and his way of teaching inspirational.
Barrington Barber is a renowned authority on teaching drawing and a practising artist. After training as a graphic designer, he went into advertising, working for top agencies before progressing to freelance design and producing illustrations for a range of books and magazines.
He taught art for many years and has written and illustrated books including The Fundamentals of Drawing Portraits and The Fundamentals of Drawing Still Life. He lives with his wife in Wimbledon, London.