As this hands-on book demonstrates, anyone with a pencil, a sketchbook and the will to learn can achieve amazing drawings simply by focusing on the fundamentals. Centered around a range of popular landscape subjects, including trees, seascapes and farmland, 20 practical drawing exercises lead you through basic techniques in addition to providing solutions for particularly challenging landscape elements. Each exercise dissects a finished drawing into six simple steps that give you the opportunity to start from the beginning and follow the drawing step by step to its successful completion. Exercises feature a range of drawing media, including charcoal, chalk, pastel, colored pencil, pen and ink and watercolor. In addition, you will find ample tips, suggestions and explanations to help you avoid mistakes and build their skills quickly.