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Colored Pencil: Discover Your
Colored Pencil
Discover Your "inner Artist" as You Learn to Draw a Range of Popular Subjects in Colored Pencil
Paperback      ISBN: 160058151x

Anyone who has always wanted to draw in colored pencil but finds all those colors intimidating can breathe a sigh of relief after opening this book. Drawing Made Easy: Colored Pencil shows readers how to draw almost anything in colored pencil with ease After introducing readers to the tools and materials needed to get started, award-winning artist Eileen Sorg demonstrates how to draw flowers, still lifes, animals, and a variety of other objects by building up color and form in simple layers. By the last page, readers will be able to draw a horse, a bowl of fruit, a tree frog, a puppy, and even a garden gnome with beautiful, vibrant color. The book also includes in-depth information on tracing and transferring images, so aspiring artists don't even need to know how to draw to master the art of colored pencil

Drawing and Painting Animals
Drawing and Painting Animals
Paperback      ISBN: 0891346678

Not an artistic bone in your body, you say? Even your dog's bones are more "creative" than yours, you say? Take heart With "Drawing and Painting Animals," all that counts is your desire to try.

Page by page, you'll discover it's easier than you think to make realistic pictures of your favorite pets, barnyard critters and wild animals.

Simple exercises show you how to draw basic shapes and recognizable forms. From there, it's just a matter of combining these shapes, adding a few necessary details - and before you know it, you'll be drawing cats, dogs, bears, horses, elephants, birds and any animals you please in any pose you like Easy-to-copy drawings throughout gives you a great head start."

Drawing With Crayons, Pastels, Sanguine, and Chalks
Drawing With Crayons, Pastels, Sanguine, and Chalks
Paperback      ISBN: 0812019318

Teaches the techniques of each medium by showing and commenting on the working and finished stages of projects by various artists. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Basic Figure Drawing Techniques
Basic Figure Drawing Techniques
Paperback      ISBN: 0891345515
  • How to mix every color you need from a basic palette

  • Pages of detailed at-a-glance color charts

  • Mixing with both dry and water-soluble pencils

  • Ideas for mixing a wide range of greens

  • The best mixture for deep, rich colors

  • Useful techniques for blending and overlaying

  • Technical information on pigments
  • Drawing & Painting Sports Figures
    Drawing & Painting Sports Figures
    Paperback      ISBN: 1844487733

    Learn to capture your sporting heroes in striking drawings and paintings.

    The Art of Drawing Fantasy Characters
    The Art of Drawing Fantasy Characters
    Paperback      ISBN: 1600581668

    Enter the fantastic imagination of artist Jacob Glaser as you learn how to draw everything from an alien lord and a werewolf to a jester and a black knight. In this 144-page book, you'll learn how to draw fantasy characters that you didn't even know existed--except in the far-reaching corners of your mind. After being introduced to the basic tools and techniques of pencil drawing, you'll discover 60 easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations, including a robot attack pod, Frankenstein, a vampire bat, an evil sorcerer, a barbarian warrior, and a damsel in distress. Many projects include a digitally colored final and color palettes so you can see just one of the many ways you can bring your characters to live in vivid color.

    Chinese Flower Art: Line Drawings with CD
    Chinese Flower Art
    Line Drawings with CD
    Paperback      ISBN: 0764320831

    Centuries of flower arrangement wisdom are boiled down into exquisite calligraphic representations in this excellent art book. Each image presents a perfect arrangement, delicately balanced within an imaginary frame, yet asymmetrically poised for drama. These line drawings are perfect for adaptation to art projects in want of Asian flair. From the flowers and foliage to the individual pots and containers represented, each is a wonderful study. As a whole, they are a great body of work ready for adaptation to textile, print, porcelain, or any other imaginative medium. Traditional Chinese characters accompany each, explaining the arrangement, or simply presenting snippets of poetry. These too can be extracted for use in art projects and borders.

    Drawing the Head and Figure: A How-To Handbook That Makes Drawing Easy
    Drawing the Head and Figure
    A How-To Handbook That Makes Drawing Easy
    Paperback      ISBN: 0399507914

    A how-to handbook that makes drawing easy. Offers simplified techniques and scores of brand-new hints and helps. Step by step procedures. Hundreds of illustrations.

    Rodin: Sculpture & Drawings
    Sculpture & Drawings
    Paperback      ISBN: 0300038321

    Traces the development of the artistic techniques and subjects of Auguste Rodin and examines the cross-fertilization between his drawing and sculpture.

    Experiential Drawing
    Experiential Drawing
    Paperback      ISBN: 1560520655

    This spontaneous and creative approach to the drawing process focuses on careful observation and personal discovery rather than rules, increasing visual perception in simple steps.