How to Draw What You See (Google eBook)
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.
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Guiding Gliding Pens and PencilsUser Review - Ruthie73 - Walmart
This book is for both beginners and more advanced would-be artists. The reader can glean as much or as little instructions and examples as he/she wishes. Read full review
Review: How to Draw What You SeeUser Review - Jellie Dawn - Goodreads
If you're a beginner in the arts and drawing figures, this a very good entry level guide. But I'm more of an intermediate so I really didn't get muchbfrom this book. And most of the examples and shapes are EXTREMELY DULL. Read full review
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