How to Draw: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners Covering Still Life, Landscapes, Figure Drawing, the Female Nude and Human Anatomy

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New Holland Publishers, Limited, 2005 - Art - 352 pages
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Drawing is an essential skill that introduces the first step into all other visual arts. Beginners start immediately producing accomplished pieces: 38 original, exciting projects that free you to practice and perfect your skills without dreary routine exercises. All major subject areas are covered, from still-lifes and landscapes to animals and life drawings, in a variety of media including charcoals, chalks, pastels, colored pencils, inks, and graphite. Practical advice on technique accompanies each project, with specialized galleries to inspire you. Along the way, you explore many different approaches to figure drawing, including the stages through which the female nude has emerged as a painting subject and how science is transforming the way painters treat human anatomy.


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New Holland Publishers has joined in the trend of cobbling together a single volume from several of its previously published books. Thus, more than half of this far-from-complete drawing guide deals ... Read full review

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