This original work introduces readers to 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 colored pencils, how to work with watercolors 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.