Secrets to Realistic Drawing

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North Light Books, Dec 4, 2005 - Art - 128 pages
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Anyone can draw - including you!

Learn to draw today, even if you've never drawn before! Carrie Stuart Parks and Rick Parks, FBI-trained composite artists and drawing instructors, have taught thousands of people of all ages and skill levels how to turn out impressive realistic drawings. Discover how to: Train your brain to re-create what you see through observation Accurately capture main shapes and important details Make your drawings incredibly lifelike with shading and blending Identify and fix the parts of a drawing that look inaccurate With concise, memorable lessons and foolproof step-by-step instruction, this book makes learning to draw easy - and fun! Before you know it, you'll be creating picture-perfect illustrations of animals, still-lifes, people, landscapes and more. So if you think you can't draw, think again. Surprise yourself and others with your own spectacular drawings today!

 

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Contents

Introduction
9
So the Problem
29
Making Your Mark
39
O Site
64
Shading
79
Q Drawing Practice
95
Conclusion
125
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About the author (2005)

Carrie Stuart Parks has been a professional artist since 1976 and a forensic artist since 1981. In 1986, she attended an FBI class and became a composite artist, later developing a portrait-drawing course for all ages. She is the author of Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces (2003, North Light Books), Secrets to Realistic Drawing (2006, North Light Books) and Secrets to Drawing Realistic Children (February 2008, North Light Books).

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