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Description - Ballpoint Art Pack by Matt Rota

Grab a pen and explore hours of masterful and intricate art anywhere! Now in an all-new format, the creative technique exercises from The Art of Ballpoint by illustrator Matt Rota are reconfigured into this useful art pack which includes an informational book and companion sketchpad featuring prompts and drawings to get you started.

Ballpoint Art Pack includes a wide range of ballpoint techniques that 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. The List of Exercises Includes:

- Types of Shading

- Volume with crosshatching

- Creating an even field of marks

- Scribble

- Responding to an organic process

- Blending colour

- Gradients with marks

- Line shape and pattern

- Drawing on toned paper

- Graphic colour

- Contour Drawing

- Creating a light source

- Shading with watercolour

- Layering ballpoint and acrylic

- Multiple viewpoints of one object

- 360-degree view of room

- One Mark- Drawing Texture

- Creating a landscape with texture and marks (but no outlines)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781631591273
ISBN-10: 1631591274
Format: Hardback
(173mm x 211mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matt Rota

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.

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