Learn to draw in 30 days with Emmy award-winning PBS host Mark Kistler Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent--anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler as your guide, you'll learn the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, and have fun along the way--in just 20 minutes a day for a month. Inside you'll find: Quick and easy step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from simple spheres to apples, trees, buildings, and the human hand and face More than 500 line drawings, illustrating each step Time-tested tips, techniques, and tutorials for drawing in 3-D The 9 Fundamental Laws of Drawing to create the illusion of depth in any drawing 75 student examples to help gauge your own progress
How to draw in a nutshell - by popular pencil artist Jasmina Susak. This book is about drawing for beginners, and it is helpful to those interested in developing basic knowledge and skills. It is concise, clear, very easy to understand, and well-written in a friendly way filled with encouragement and complemented with a lot of illustrations. This book features verbal and visual explanations which make the learning much easier and with better results. The author contends that drawing and shading are skills that anyone can develop through patience, and a lot of time spent practicing your drawing even with little to no special talent for it. Why should you choose this book over the hundred others of the same topic? Because the author will teach you to draw realistic, lifelike drawings, and to give life to your drawings, instead of making flat, lifeless drawings. Because the author is a self-taught artist who can tell you about her own experience and what she has gone through--instead of repeating the curriculum that she would have learned in school, if she had attended any art school. Because the author won't tell you “Add some shading” that you can read in plenty of how-to-draw books by other authors, but she will explain to you in detail how to do it and how she does it with no further questions. Because through this book, you won't just learn how to draw a cube or cylinder that no one needs, but the things that you will want to draw for yourself or for the people around you: animals, human faces, every day objects, 3D drawings and more. Because the author will explain to you what she has realized through her years spent on drawing, so that you don't have to think about how to do something, but immediately to start doing it; saving you time on studying and searching for the answers on the Internet. Because the author will encourage you to keep on drawing and inspire you, so that you will never want to stop doing it. In this book you will find a lot of tips and tricks to kick-start your artwork and help you to achieve stunning results. Enjoy learning!
Your kid will have fun turning their doodles into artwork they can show off to their friends. Author Alli Koch's step-by-step instructions will help your child practice their basic art skills and teach them how to draw with confidence in no time!
Learn how to draw proportional, realistic portraits in this easy to follow, step-by-step tutorial! Learn from an experienced artist and art teacher, Jasmina Susak, who will guide you in drawing process from complete scratch to the finished portrait. Not only will you learn how to draw facial features and skin, but hair too in this highly detailed tutorial. This tutorial was made for intermediate artists, but beginners should also give it a try since Jasmina will share a lot of tips and tricks that will help you understand the most important things behind a realistic style of drawing. Take this book, enhance your drawing skills, and get your portraits to the next level!
How to Draw: 53 Step-by-Step Drawing Projects is perfect for beginners who want to quickly gain a sense of mastery in their drawing. Suitable for children, teens, and adults who want to practice and improve their drawing skills. Contains easy-to-follow drawing tutorials that will teach you how to draw everything from basic shapes such as cubes and spheres, to animals, common objects, vehicles, and even people. Each step-by-step tutorial will guide you from the first step to the finished drawing. Each diagram on the left shows you how to draw the object one step at a time. Simply follow along drawing in the space provided on the right-hand side. Add each detail as shown until the picture is finished.
Froggy's mother knows that everyone's nervous on the first day of school. "Not me!" says Froggy, and together they leapfrog to the bus stop -- flop flop flop. Froggy's exuberant antics will delight his many fans and reassure them that school can be fun."This is a great read-aloud with sounds and words that encourage active participation....A charming story to calm those pre-school jitters." -- School Library JournalJonathan London is the author of many books for children, including I See the Moon and the Moon Sees Me, Like Butter on Pancakes and four other books about Froggy.
For beginning painters, this resource guide provides a series of lessons including an introduction to line, paint consistency, and color; creating dimension with drawing and painting values; and the essentials for painting still lifes, landscapes, and face and figures. Original.