The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Drawing contains more than 200 drawing techniques, tips, and lessons for budding artists looking to practice drawing a variety of subjects.
This comprehensive, 240-page hardcover drawing guide covers a vast array of subjects, from landscapes, still lifes, and flowers to animals, portraits, and the human figure. Begin with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials you need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, and other tools. Then learn the fundamentals of drawing, as well as a variety of drawing techniques, including rendering realistic textures, creating volume, and capturing perspective. A series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects cover a variety of techniques, including:
- Developing form
- Rendering texture
- Depth and distance
- Values and shading
- Balance and composition
- Capturing realism and likeness
- Depicting figures in action
With helpful tips and straightforward step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Drawing is the perfect resource for beginning artists who want to improve their drawing skills.
The Complete Book of ... series provides a comprehensive guide to drawing a vast array of subjects, from landscapes and flowers to animals and poses. Artists will learn the fundamentals of drawing, as well as a variety of techniques, including rendering realistic textures, capturing perspective, and creating dynamic portraits and compositions. With helpful tips and step-by-step artwork to inspire, the Complete Book of ... series is the perfect resource for practiced beginning to intermediate artists looking to hone their drawing skills and techniques.