Author: David Lewis
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Discusses the basics of drawing, explains how to handle colored pencils, and offers advice on making pencil drawings of landscapes, people, and animals
Author: Mark Kistler
From public television’s favorite drawing teacher, a quick, easy, and entertaining drawing method.
Learn to draw realistic still lifes step by step
Author: Steven Pearce
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Beginning Still Life teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started in drawing with graphite pencil. From choosing paper and pencils to basic pencil techniques to composition and development, this book is bursting with valuable lessons to help beginning artists master this captivating medium. Talented artist Steven Pearce guides the readers through an exploration of pencil drawing, covering basic concepts and techniques, such as value, shading, blending, setting up a still life, and more. Building on these basic techniques, artists can further practice their craft with step-by-step drawing projects that cover a variety of still life subjects, including fruits and vegetables, flowers, and more. With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Beginning Still Life is the perfect resource for aspiring artists.
The Ultimate Guide to Learning How to Master the Basics of Drawing in 24 Hours Or Less!
Author: Christine Miston
Drawing for Beginners Learn everything you need to know about learning how to draw This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to draw. This book has been written for those who have no experience drawing but want to learn. In this book you will learn with the basic drawing techniques to get you started. You will learn everything you need to know about how to create amazing sketches. You will learn the different types of pencils that you will need. You will learn how to correct your mistakes and how to shade. By the time you finish reading this book you are going to be able to pick any subject that you want to draw and using the basic techniques you will learn, you will be able to draw an amazing sketch. You will understand where you need to use shading and how to use shadowing. You will understand how to blend the shading in your sketch to make your sketch look more realistic like as well. Why You Must Have This Book! > In this book you will learn how to begin drawing and by the end you will be able to draw whatever you would like creating realistic looking sketches. > This book will teach you the steps of shading, shadowing and blending so that your sketches look more realistic. > In this book you will learn how to look at your subject and know how to highlight and shade each area turning your drawing into a work of art. > This book will guide you through how to begin drawing, starting with simple sketches and working your way up to more complex works of art. > This book will teach you how to improve your drawings and improve your skills as you learn how to draw. > In this book you will learn how to keep a sketch book and why it is so important that you do so. What You'll Discover from the Book Drawing for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide to Learning How to Master the Basics of Drawing in 24 Hours or Less!" ** Why you need to practice drawing every day. ** How to create realistic looking sketches. ** Step by step instructions on shade, shadow and highlight your work as well as how to create a value chart for the different shades you will be using. **The importance of taking your time and focusing on one area of your sketch at a time. **What to do if you find you have smudged your lines and how you can correct this if it happens. **How to ensure you do not create oily smudges on your work that cannot be corrected. Let's Learn Together! Hurry! For a limited time you can download "Drawing for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide to Learning How to Master the Basics of Drawing in 24 Hours or Less!" for a special discounted price of only $2.99 Download Your Copy Right Now Before It's Too Late! Just Scroll to the top of the page and select the Buy Button. ----- TAGS: Drawing - How to Draw - Drawing for Beginners - Sketching - Drawing Books - Draw
Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination
Author: Scott Robertson,Thomas Bertling
Provides instruction on drawing objects and environments from the imagination, constructing accurate perspective grids, and experimenting with various mediums.
Author: John Davidson
Publisher: JD-Biz Corp Publishing
Learn to Draw - Manual Drawing - for the Absolute Beginner If you are an artist in search of further knowledge about drawing to enhance your skills, then this is not the book for you. This book is for the individuals who wants to be an artist but know nothing about drawing. I know how it feels when you want to illustrate an idea but you just don’t know how to start. And when you finally grabbed the confidence to mark that paper but then it turned out really terrible and you didn't want to show it to anyone. Table of contents INTRODUCTION GETTING STARTED How to grip a pencil properly Warming up SKETCHING Starting with sticks and shapes DETAILING Design Texture SHADING Casting shadows Hatching Cross-hatching Scumbling Stippling Smudging and layering Smudging Layering This instructional manual is for making the ‘two circles’ cat of yours into something more pleasing and distinguishable, for enhancing that sheep which looks like a cloud with a face, for turning your stick figures into cartoons, and more. Learn the very basics of drawing easily by following this step-by-step tutorial and realize that drawing is something that is fun to do, and not something that becomes a cause of frustration. To give you a hint of what this book is all about, look at this short list of tasks that you will learn to properly initiate after reading and following the tutorial. Tasks: Start with a loose sketch. You need to define the first look of your drawing by sketching it first so it could serve as a pattern for your permanent outlines (defined outlines). If the lay-out of your primary sketch is too far-off from the final piece that you are after, the latter parts are going to be difficult. Define permanent outlines. Trace your sketch to clearly define the contour shape (primary shape) of your drawing, and clean it up by erasing the sketch markings. Show/illustrate some texture. Texture contour provides a better portrayal of the shape’s dimension values. The details such as scales, fur or any print and texture should curve and flow with the contour shape of your subject and adjust with it accordingly. Draw the necessary details. Use a variety of line thickness and line weight (given pressure on the pencil) to show the right balance to the whole drawing, use thick lines for the parts that should visually dominate the drawing, and less visible and thin lines for the secondary details and parts that merely describe the object/subject’s form.
The Best Guide to Learn How to Draw, Sketch, and Doodle Like a Pro in a Few Minutes
Author: Tiffany Thorton
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Discover The Best Guide to Learn How to Draw, Sketch, and Doodle like a Pro within a few minutes! It is true that one can be born with a talent for drawing, but if you haven't been brought up in this world with one, doesn't mean you will never be able to create a masterpiece of your own. Then why aren't we all Picasos? Drawing is more a skill than it is a talent. A skill that one has to commit to practicing in order to master it, and the truth is, not everyone is willing to make the sacrifice. Most people will drop the pencil after a couple of failed attempts of creating a work of art. So before I start revealing what this guide plots, I ask of you only one thing - endure this challenging task and I promise you will be able to create a 'magnus opus' in no time.What differentiates this book from the other drawing guides is the fact that it is simplified, extremely understandable and free of the hard-to-follow technical content. From what you should start drawing, what pencil to use, to teaching you the basics of drawing, sketching and doodling, this guide will easily turn beginners into professionals. Covering even the tiniest details of how to make a complete drawing, I hope that this book will inspire many to board on this journey of pursuing art. Here Is The Overview Of The Lessons You Will Learn How To Get Started With Drawing Gathering Equipment Learning the Basics about Line, Shapes, Shadows, and etc. Different drawing perspectives How to Practice Sketching the correct way The Composition of a Drawing The Art of Doodling And Much More.. Take charge and learn how to draw like a pro!
A comprehensive drawing course
Author: Jim Dowdalls
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Structured like a traditional drawing class, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner covers the concepts all serious beginning artists need in order to master basic drawing skills, including form, space, depth, proportion, composition, perspective, and more. To start the exploration, California State University art professor Jim Dowdalls demonstrates how to use the different types of drawing tools, including how to hold a pencil, how to use supports, and how to make a variety of marks and strokes. Artists will discover helpful information for understanding value and learning to create a value scale, as well as how to build value in their drawings using various techniques. Throughout this educational book, myriad step-by-step exercises and drawing projects encourage artists to put their newfound knowledge to use and practice the concepts and techniques demonstrated. With the skills and techniques they acquire in this comprehensive yet affordable drawing course, beginning artists will be ready to take their artwork to the next level. Filled with beautiful artwork that will inspire budding artists to continue to build and grow their craft, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner is the perfect place to start a mastery of fine art.
For Absolute Beginners
Author: Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon
Publisher: Nguyen Tan Hon
With the worldwide success of digital tablets and smartphones, with hundreds of popular painting applications, drawing and painting on a mobile device today becomes easy and fully enjoying. But if you have never tried to make a landscape drawing outdoor, spending long hours to struggle with the new painting tool, you cannot imagine the technical difficulties encountered with unprepared sessions and un-mastered digital tools. Besides showing the basic principles of drawing and painting, this book also deeply explains how a digital tablet or smartphone works. What technical specifications are important for painting practice. What precautions must be taken to avoid application or device freeze or crash during a painting session. You will also learn how to choose a suitable painting application for your daily practice. The subject of this book is new and trending. Painting on mobile devices will be more and more popular with devices becoming more powerful every day, with the continuous introduction of new graphical technologies. Content: - Survival kit for digital painting. The absolute necessary set. Tools to use for more comfort. - Drawing your first stroke - What to observe for drawing accurately - How to draw in 3 dimensions - Light and shadows. - How to shade with hatching and crosshatching Hatching traditionally. Digital hatching. - Drawing in perspective - Understanding perspective with geometry - Drawing small familiar objects - The art of sketching - How the brush effects work - Blending layers together - The styluses
More Than 200 Drawing Techniques, Tips & Lessons for Rendering Lifelike Animals in Graphite and Colored Pencil
Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Publisher: Walter Foster
With helpful tips and easy to follow step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals is the perfect resource for artists looking to hone their drawing style and technique. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals starts with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, erasers, and more. This helpful resource features dozens of comprehensive drawing lessons designed to teach aspiring artists how to draw a variety of animals, from lifelike pet portraits to zoo and safari animals. Artists will discover the fundamentals of drawing and techniques for rendering realistic animal textures, such as fur, feathers, whiskers, manes, and hair; creating volume; shading; developing a composition; and mastering perspective, all with the goal of drawing dozens of lifelike animals in graphite and colored pencil.
Author: Rudy De Reyna
When it was originally published in 1970, How to Draw What You See zoomed to the top of Watson-Guptill’s best-seller list—and it has remained there ever since. “I believe that you must be able to draw things as you see them—realistically,” wrote Rudy de Reyna in his introduction. Today, generations of artists have learned to draw what they see, to truly capture the world around them, using de Reyna’s methods. How to Draw What You See shows artists how to recognize the basic shape of an object—cube, cylinder, cone, or sphere—and use that shape to draw the object, no matter how much detail it contains. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Arthur L. Guptill
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Introductory guide offers clear, concise instruction on composition, outline, proportion, perspective, light and shade, more. Its 66 illustrations encompass numerous subjects — mainly architectural, but also people, animals, and landscapes — and a variety of techniques.
Simple Techniques for Learning How to Draw
Author: David Sanmiguel
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Presents an introduction to drawing, with discussions on tool, materials, and basic techniques and instructions for rendering such subjects as landscapes, animals, flowers, and figures.
Drawing for Beginners- the Ultimate Guide for Drawing, Sketching,how to Draw Cool Stuff, Pencil Drawing Book
Author: Andrew Harnes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Drawing Finally Made Simple! (Seriously) Comes with BONUS Normally Sold at $9.97 for FREE, Only for TODAY! You're about to discover to draw from mental visualization, to sketching, observational drawing and many more. Techniques, tips, and tricks inside that can help you with your path to mastery. Learn the amazing ability to pencil sketching. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn Inside... Avoid the biggest and most common mistakes beginners make How to learn how to draw effectively and improve much faster The proper techniques of holding a pencil Very easy exercises that you can do to improve your drawing profoundly The skills needed to different types and methods of drawing Shading techniques and when to use it Using a grid to ensure proper scale and proportions. Shading techniques and how to use it How to draw faces and portraits. We will Also Teach You The Hidden Secrets Benefits of Drawing: Reduced stress Improves memory A sense of achievement and accomplishment. Stimulates brain development Generates income Build's one's confidence Acts as a means of communication Enables one love learning and creativity Bring people together Inside we'll teach you how to implement each benefits as quickly as possible and gain the benefits in no time. You can do this too - it's never too early or too late to learn to draw! Implement Easy Simple Step by Step and You Will See INSTANT Results. Start Learning to Draw Today! TAGS: Drawing - Drawing for Beginners - How to Draw - Drawing Books - Sketches - Pencil Drawing
How to Draw Book
Author: Mark Cooper
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
If you are someone that is interested in pencil drawing as a beginner, this book offers you the basic knowledge you will need to get you started. You can read and learn the basics that are needed to become a master in pencil drawing. When you download this book, your drawing skills will improve steadily each day! You will discover everything you need to know about drawing and sketching. Anyone can learn how to draw whether they are talented or not. Drawing is a skill, just like reading or cooking or playing soccer. Sure, some people seem to be born being able to do these things, but the rest of us have to learn. You can learn how to draw just like you can learn to play soccer or drive a car. We'll break it down for you in step by step drawing tutorials. These drawing lessons are super easy to do. They're a great place to start if you want to start drawing right now.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
This outstanding guide--which follows The Art of Drawing, The Art of Drawing the Human Body, and The Art of Drawing Landscapes--teaches everything a novice needs to know to master the art of sketching. Richly illustrated with close-ups of works in progress, it offers strategies for composing intuitively, gaining control of a linear drawing, producing shadows and textures, using tones, and many other vital techniques. There are discussions of tools, plus advice on working outdoors and choosing a topic that's appropriate for a beginner.
Author: Andrew Loomis
Publisher: EDITORA BIBLIOMUNDI SERVIÇOS DIGITAIS LTDA
Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of drawing. His first book, Fun With a Pencil, published in 1939 is a wonderfully crafted and engaging introduction to drawing, cartooning, and capturing the essence of a subject all while having fun. With delightful step-by-step instruction from Professor Blook, Loomis's charming alter ego on the page.