Teach Yourself VISUALLY Drawing

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 5, 2008 - Art - 289 pages
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There's no reason to be intimidated by art; creating a compelling drawing can be nothing more than breaking down the process into a few simple stages. This book shows you how to consider the shape of an object, render light and shadow, and make your drawings more realistic by understanding perspective. With plentiful examples, demonstrations of various techniques, and inspiring galleries of master drawings, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Drawing will bring out your inner artist. You progress from basic shapes and still lifes to portraits, the human form, and landscapes. You'll be amazed at what you can create with just a pencil, paper, and a little instruction.

Concise teo-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review

  • Each topic is defined and described
  • Detailed illustrations and photos demonstrate drawing techniques and provide inspiration
  • Explanations accompany each illustration or photo
  • Helpful hints provide additional guidance

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About the author (2008)

DEAN FISHER and JOSEPHINE ROBINSON are both instructors at the prestigious Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan, Connecticut. Fisher's work has been featured in individual and group exhibitions around the U.S. and in Europe. Robinson's work has been exhibited in London and the U.S.

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