Drawing of Specific Subjects
The Art of Drawing Dangles
Creating Decorative Letters and Art with Charms
Paperback ISBN: 1631063251
Offers step-by-step instructions for embelishing letters and artwork using dangles, from drawing single letters and words to the creation of stationary and artwork for framing.
The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses
Paperback ISBN: 1600582370
For thousands of years, artists in cultures across the globe have been captivated by the grace and beauty of the horse, making it the subject of countless works of art. Now anyone can learn to capture the mysterious and powerful nature of this beloved animal by following the clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions in this book. Whether an aspiring artist wants to draw or paint with oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor, this book contains all the information they need to get started. Materials and techniques specific to each of the five media in this 144-page book are clearly outlined and discussed before they are put to use in projects that any horse lover will enjoy. Beginning artists will learn all about the anatomy of the horse, features unique to different horse breeds, how to render lifelike horses in poses ranging from grazing to galloping, and much more.
The Art of Fashion Tangling
Paperback ISBN: 1633220702
The Art of Fashion Tangling is the perfect resource to provide hours of fashion fun and endless tangling creativity. Combining the popular tangling art form with the world of fashion, The Art of Fashion Tangling takes readers on an inspirational, imaginative drawing journey. The free-flowing and detailed patterns inherent in this infectious art style meld perfectly with the fun and flexibility of fashion illustration. Beginning with an overview on tangling and a brief introduction to basic tools and materials and techniques and embellishments, readers will embark on a creative journey through a variety of prompts, patterns, and projects to turn innovative tangles into fascinating fashion looks and accessories. From dresses, jackets, and shoes to umbrellas, glasses, and funky hairstyles, tangling fashionistas will find a plethora of fashion-forward subject matter to doodle and embellish. With open practice pages throughout and a variety of reproducible templates at the back of the book,The Art of Fashion Tangling is the perfect resource to provide hours of fashion tangling fun and endless creativity.
The Creature Garden
An Illustrator's Guide to Beautiful Beasts & Fictional Fauna
Hardcover ISBN: 1631064274
The Creature Garden takes you on a step-by-step expedition through the natural world, teaching you how to draw and paint 50 animals in a whimsical folk-art style. Your guides on this journey are the husband-and-wife illustrator team Harry and Zanna Goldhawk, the founders of Papio Press, who will teach you how to make vibrant paintings of beasts—both real and imagined. Learn to create: - MAMMALS, including big cats, wolves, sloths, and red pandas - MARINE LIFE, including whales, sea dragons, narwhals, and giant Pacific octopi - BIRDS, including peacocks, cranes, owls, and flamingos - INSECTS, including butterflies, moths, bumblebees, and damselflies - MYTHICAL CREATURES, including mermaids, unicorns, and dragons - AND MORE! Each project takes you through every step of the artistic process, from creating an outline to adding a realistic animal pattern, along with suggestions for materials and helpful techniques. Full of lush warmth and fairy-tale wonder, The Creature Garden is a wonderful addition to the repertoire of both seasoned artists and novices alike.
Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner
A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Portrait Drawing
Paperback ISBN: 1440311447
Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink's Absolute Beginner books have helped thousands of novices tap into their inner artists. In this book, Mark and Mary help the beginning artist take on portraits, showing that absolutely anyone can draw faces. Their encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction style makes learning fun--you'll be amazed by how quickly you achieve impressive results. You may be a beginner now, but not for long! Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner covers everything from warming up with sketches, and capturing facial expressions, to framing your finished work. Page by page, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to draw lifelike portraits of your friends and family. What's Inside: - A simple two-stage approach to drawing portraits: sketch a likeness, then build up values to bring it to life - Step-by-step instruction for drawing eyes, noses, mouths, hairstyles, hands, glasses and other tricky elements - 13 complete demonstrations featuring a range of ages and ethnicities - Tips for evoking more personality in your portraits by using props, costumes and accessories
Doodling for Tree Huggers & Nature Lovers
50 Inspiring Doodle Prompts and Creative Exercises for Outdoorsy Types
Paperback ISBN: 1633220524
Combine your love of the great outdoors and doodling with this fun, quirky, and inspirational doodle journal! Designed to appeal to seasoned artists and doodle enthusiasts alike, Doodling for Tree Huggers & Nature Lovers is packed with more than 50 fun and inspirational prompts, doodling exercises, and outdoorsy factoids. With her cute and clever art style, professional illustrator Gemma Correll takes readers on a doodling journal that sparks the imagination and spurs doodlers to explore, experiment, and brainstorm unique ways to doodle their favorite outdoor places and activities.Doodling for Tree Huggers & Nature Lovers combines the allure of a traditional nature journal with witty humor and whimsical doodles, taking doodlers on an adventure that covers everything from camping and conservation to forest animals and plant life--all while encouraging artists and doodle enthusasts to develop their own style and techniques. With its portable format and plenty of open doodling pages, this series is perfect for on-the-go creative types.
Stick Sketch School
An Animal Artventure: Mastering the Art of Stick Figure Critters
Paperback ISBN: 1631063057
Master the art of stick figure critters! Since Billy Attinger founded his company, Stick World, pop culture has exploded with stick figure art. Social media feeds and other online resources are the perfect home for this brand of simple, pithy, and often wickedly funny art. Stick figure images and messages are easily conveyed through social media, frequently going viral because of how easy they are to read and share on your phone. The best part about stick figures is that anyone can draw them! Billy Attinger showed how to draw stylized stick figures in his popular Stick Sketch School, and now he's back to show the world his stick figure animals. Take an "artventure" around the world: learn to draw stick animals in the jungle, the Arctic, the rainforest, the Outback, underwater, and more! You'll even learn how to draw extinct animals and fantasy animals in stick form. Each spread features a grid to show the reader how to draw the lines, how to add movement, expression, and more. Ideal for the visual learner and accompanied by tips and tricks from stick artist Billy Attinger, the book shows how to make your stick animals personal, recognizable, and unique!
How to Draw RPG Cities for Gamers and Fans
Paperback ISBN: 1440354251
A professional gaming illustrator shows you how to create authentic-looking maps of imaginary cities, hamlets and more in the highly popular, fantastical role-playing game style. Original. Illustrations.
More Than 50 Projects and Techniques for Drawing, Painting, and Creating 25+ Breeds in Oil, Acrylic, Pencil, and More!
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1633223647
Love art and dogs? Now you can get the best of both of worlds with Art Studio: Dogs. Created especially with beginning artists and art enthusiasts in mind, this engaging book includes a variety of fun and unique drawing, painting, and mixed media projects designed to help you transform your love of canines into beautiful works of art. After a review of some basic tools, materials, and helpful art techniques, you’ll discover how to create your favorite furry companions in graphite pencil, oil, acrylic, colored pencil, and more—step by step! From traditional drawing and painting projects to colorful pop art portraits, dog doodles, and mixed media wall art, there is a little something for everyone in this wide-ranging book.