Art of Drawing: Drawing Light and Shade : Understanding Chiaroscuro, Paperback Book

Art of Drawing: Drawing Light and Shade : Understanding Chiaroscuro Paperback

Part of the Art of Drawing series


Giovanni Civardi shares his great expertise in drawing light and shade, beginning with the basics of drawing simple 3D shapes.

There are sections on shadows and cast shadows, simplifying tone, methods of shading, form and relief, composition, the perspective of shadows and many more.

We also learn a little bit about how light and shade have been used thoughout the history of art.

Finally the artist shows through his own superb drawings how the techniques and principles learned can be put into practice.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, 100 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Search Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Drawing & drawings
  • ISBN: 9781844481866



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Giovanni Civardi   |  View all