This guide offers an outstanding overview of the finer points of pencil work, both for sketching and detailed finished drawings. Author Frank M. Rines discusses approaches to graphite work and techniques for still life and landscape drawing. Plentiful illustrations include full-page images as well as examples of light and shade, texture, and other aspects of drawing.
Frank M. Rines (1892 - 1962) specialized in graphite work and landscape art. He taught at many schools throughout New England and published five books on drawing and technique. His paintings are among the collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Art Museum, and other major institutions.