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Alwyn Crawshaw's
TV Series
"Crawshaw's Sketching and Drawing Course"

has now been made into a Double DVD Set
Crawshaw's Sketching and Drawing Course

10 x 25 minute chapters over 2 DVD's

Shot on location in the Bahamas, this colourful series is a step-by-step guide to the techniques and materials needed for successful sketching and drawing.
Alwyn and his wife June co-present the series and give advice on sketching people, animals, plants, boats and buildings.
Each chapter includes demonstrations of different sketching media, including pencils, pastels, felt-tips, charcoal, oils and watercolour. Each chapter also shows how to complete a successful sketch in less than three minutes in real time.
Locations include the Governor’s House in Nassau for the Changing of the Guard, the three mile long Coral Sands Beach, a viewing platform thirty feet under the sea, Paradise Island and a flamingo sanctuary.


Disc 1

CHAPTER 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO SKETCHING and DRAWING
How to use a pencil, the different types of pencils and drawing papers, an information sketch of a palm tree,
a watercolour sketch of a fruit stall and a three minute sketch of a fish.

CHAPTER 2: PERSPECTIVE
Finding 'eye level', the importance of the vanishing point, sketching a bell tower, and a three minute sketch of Alwyn in a hammock.

CHAPTER 3: MEASURING and USING COLOURED PENCILS
How to measure successfully, how to use coloured pencils, two sketches of quite different buildings,
and a three minute sketch of a chair. Also, sketching with charcoal.

CHAPTER 4: CHOOSING YOUR SUBJECT and SKETCHING IN OILS
How to choose and frame your subject, the importance of focal points, sketching in oils and watercolours,
a three minute sketch of a conch shell.

CHAPTER 5: TONAL VALUES, USING COLOUR and USING COLOUR & BLACK and WHITE
How to achieve shapes using tonal values and shadows, sketches of a bowl of fruit in charcoal,
a fish in acrylic and a stall in watercolour.

PLUS: A PICTURE GALLERY
A slide show containing 10 sketches and drawings by June Crawshaw


Disc 2

CHAPTER 6: SKETCHING MOVING OBJECTS: PEOPLE and ANIMALS
How to sketch moving objects: sketches include Changing of The Guard, people leaving church and flamingos.
A three minute sketch of a policeman under a canopy in Nassau.

CHAPTER 7: SKETCHING IN PEN and INK
The famous Straw Market in Nassau is the location for this Programme.
Sketches include a basket stall, a woman weaving and a man carving, all using pen and ink.
Also, a three minute sketch of a straw hat.

CHAPTER 8: SKETCHING ANIMALS IN DIFFERENT MEDIA
How to observe. Sketches include a parrot on Alwyn's head in felt-tip,
fish thirty feet under the sea in pencil, biro and watercolour, and iguanas and stingrays in conté crayons.

CHAPTER 9: SKETCHING in PASTELS - HARD and SOFT.
A green cocktail, a bowl of exotic fruit and some hibiscus flowers are the subjects of sketches using pastels.
Plus a three minute pencil sketch of a boat.

CHAPTER 10: SKETCHING for PLEASURE: 4 DEMONSTRATIONS
In the final Programme, Alwyn and June choose some favourite subjects:
A tug and Nassau's colonial library in watercolour, a fisherman's dock in pencil
and some palm trees on Pink Sands beach.

PLUS: A PICTURE GALLERY
A slide show containing 10 sketches and drawings by Alwyn



£19.99 special £17.99 + Postage & Packaging
Region Free - will work on any DVD Player

 



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