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Description - Exploring Hyperrealism: Drawing and Painting Techniques by Marti Cormand

This original work introduces readers to the techniques from the hyperrealist movement, a style applied to painting and sculpture whose techniques aspire to photographic exactitude in drawing. In the pages of this book readers will find all the techniques and suggestions they need to make their own hyperrealist creations, all explained in a pleasant and fun way. This original work introduces readers to the drawing and painting techniques in the hyperrealist movement, a style applied to painting whose techniques aspire to photographic exactitude in drawing. From the first action before viewing the piece - the search for information and reference images - to different drawing and sculpture techniques, the book offers a step-by-step explanation of the creative process and shows readers how to illustrate in black and white and with coloured pencils, how to work with watercolours and oil, how to create a trompe l'oeil and how to create a realistic looking 3D model. Readers will find all the techniques and suggestions they need to make their own hyperrealist creations, all explained in a pleasant and fun way. It is an original and creative way to introduce different drawing techniques that will awaken the artist inside of us all and whose results will strike most readers as surprising given the degree of realism achieved, as if they were photographs. The book includes references to contemporary artists who have used each of the techniques described, curiosities in the world of art and other tricks of the trade. AUTHOR: Marti Cormand is an artist who uses hyperrealist techniques. His drawings and paintings are known for their minute and meticulous attention to detail, with impressive mastery of light, shadow, transparencies, textures and trompe l'oeil techniques. SELLING POINTS: . An original and creative way to introduce readers to different drawing techniques used in hyperrealism. . How to learn to make drawings that look like photographs. . A contemporary and creative way to introduce different drawing techniques that will awaken the artist inside us all. . This original work introduces readers to the hyperrealist movement. . Creative solutions and ideas for stunning results.

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