Author: Mark Kistler Genre: Art Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books ISBN: 9780786727230 Book Pages: 256 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
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
Author: Mark Kistler Genre: Art Publisher: Da Capo Press ISBN: 9780738212418 Book Pages: 238 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Drawing is a skill, not a talent—and if you’ve got a pencil, Mark Kistler will show you how. You Can Draw in 30 Days provides a thorough course in basic drawing through deceptively quick and simple instruction. In just 20 minutes a day, learn the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, starting with apples and oranges and progressing to landscapes and human figures. Each day focuses on one skill, building toward more advanced techniques. Ideal for college students, professionals, or anyone who always wanted to learn but never did, You Can Draw in 30 Days makes it easy to draw anything, whether from the world around you or from your imagination.
Author: Mark Kistler Genre: Art Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: 9780786727230 Book Pages: 256 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Pick up your pencil, embrace your inner artist, and learn how to draw in thirty days with this approachable step-by-step guide from an Emmy award-winning PBS host. 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 twenty 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 encourage you in the process
Author: Rudy De Reyna Genre: Art Publisher: Watson-Guptill ISBN: 9780307786357 Book Pages: 178 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The 35th anniversary edition of the classic how-to book that has helped millions of artists learn to draw. 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.
Author: Carrie Stuart Parks Genre: Art Publisher: Penguin ISBN: 9781440317965 Book Pages: 224 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
This is the book that can teach anyone to draw (yes, even you!) If you're not getting the kind of true-to-life results you want in your drawings (or if you can't even draw a straight line), Carrie and Rick Parks can help. As award-winning teachers, they have a proven game plan for helping artists of all levels overcome common problems and see immediate improvement in their work. As professional composite artists, they know the tricks and tools for achieving incredibly lifelike results. In this friendly, foolproof guide to drawing, they share it all: • Easy-to-master techniques for achieving a convincing sense of depth • How to draw challenging textures like metal and fur • Putting personality into your portraits • 40+ step-by-step demonstrations featuring a variety of people, animals and nature Easy enough so that beginners can jump right in, and comprehensive enough to help more accomplished artists refine their skills. This book covers all the essentials, teaching you the secrets of realistic drawing one step at a time, building the skills you need to tackle any subject convincingly--even those you've always thought were beyond your reach. Before you know it, you'll be turning out picturesque landscapes, stellar portraits--any subject that inspires you to put pencil to paper!
Author: Barrington Barber Genre: Art Publisher: Arcturus Publishing ISBN: 9781784281588 Book Pages: Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Barrington Barber takes as his starting point the belief that everyone - whatever their experience - can learn to draw well. A fresh and accessible book that will appeal to all those interested in learning to draw, or who wish to hone their skills.
Author: Robin Landa Genre: Art Publisher: Peachpit Press ISBN: 9780133477504 Book Pages: 224 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Always wanted to learn how to draw? Now’s your chance. Kean University Teacher of the Year Robin Landa has cleverly disguised an entire college-level course on drawing in this fun, hands-on, begging-to-be-drawn-in sketchbook. Even if you’re one of the four people on this planet who have never picked up a pencil before, you will learn how to transform your doodles into realistic drawings that actually resemble what you’re picturing in your head. In this book, you will learn how to use all of the formal elements of drawing–line, shape, value, color, pattern, and texture–to create well-composed still lifes, landscapes, human figures, and faces. Keep your pencils handy while you’re reading because you’re going to get plenty of drawing breaks– and you can do most of them right in the book while the techniques are fresh in your mind. To keep you inspired, Landa breaks up the step-by-step instruction with drawing suggestions and examples from a host of creative contributors including designers Stefan G. Bucher and Jennifer Sterling, artist Greg Leshé, illustrator Mary Ann Smith, animator Hsinping Pan, and more.
Author: Simon Jennings Genre: Art Publisher: Chronicle Books ISBN: 9781452137223 Book Pages: 400 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The practical, accessible painting and drawing guidance that made The Artist's Manual and The New Artist's Manual beloved classics now returns in a new ebook. With the same breadth of content as the originals, this updated version is packed with easy to follow instructions, including comprehensive information about all varieties of materials and tools, along with hundreds of critical techniques for mastering composition, color, line, tone, and more. Copiously illustrated in 1,300 color photos and examples from working artists, this new edition is the definitive guide for artists of every skill level looking to begin, develop, and perfect their skills. The Complete Artist's Manual is today's essential studio companion.