Drawing For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 25, 2011 - Art - 384 pages
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The fast and easy way to learn to draw

Drawing can enrich your life in extraordinary and unexpected ways. Drawing your everyday experiences can change how you and others see the world, while drawing from your imagination can give rise to fantastic new worlds. And, despite what you may believe, it's something just about anyone can learn to do.

Drawing For Dummies offers you a fun, easy way to learn the drawing basics. Holding fast to the simple philosophy that only you can teach yourself to draw, it gives you the tools you need to explore the basics and move on to more advanced techniques. This revised edition of one of the most successful For Dummies guides includes

  • Additional step-by-step instructions for drawing people, animals, still life, and more
  • Coverage of effects, composition, and perspective
  • How-to art projects that show you how to create your drawings from simple geometric shapes to finished artwork

It's never too late to unleash the artist within. Let Drawing For Dummies, 2nd edition put you on the road to discovery and self-expression through drawing.


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I loved drawing back in high school and now that Im retired picking it up again is on my bucket list A list of things to do before I kick the bucket. As I was hoping I found that the book was the ... Read full review

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Initially my daughter who is very artistic was quite insulted with the book because she thought that we were calling her a dummy teenagers!. Regardless she told us recently that she was having trouble ... Read full review

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Jamie Combs is an adjunct professor at the Herron School of Art & Design, where she teaches several classes on drawing, painting, and design.

Brenda Hoddinott is an award-winning artist and art educator.

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