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Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces
Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1581802161
Draw amazingly accurate portraits starting today

Even if you're an absolute beginner, you can render strikingly realistic faces and self-portraits Instructor and FBI-trained artist Carrie Stuart Parks makes it simple with foolproof step-by-step instructions that are fun and easy to follow. You'll quickly begin to:

- Master proportions and map facial features accurately
- Study shapes within a composition and draw them realistically
- Use value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portrait
- Render tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hair

Proven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style
Draw Comic Book Action
Draw Comic Book Action
Paperback      ISBN: 1440308136

What does every aspiring comic artist REALLY want to draw? Action, of course Learn how to render all aspects of adrenalin-filled movement, from jaw-dropping superhero antics to kick-ass fistfights.

  • Techniques for drawing every dynamic action are explained, from body contact and flying through to fistfights, group rumbles and full-on battles
  • Clever exercises show how to achieve convincing movement, from dynamic standing poses, to running, swinging, flying and fighting
  • An Action File of comic character drawings in dynamic poses forms an invaluable resource for practice and reference
Homage: Encounters With the East
Encounters With the East
Hardcover      ISBN: 0979338417

A collection of drawings that capture the spirit of the lost kingdoms of Asia. It explores the architectural and spiritual wonders of the Himalayan kingdoms with brush and ink: from Nepal to Bhutan to India.

Dogs and Puppies: Discover Your
Dogs and Puppies
Discover Your "inner Artist" as You Explore the Basic Theories and Techniques of Pencil Drawing
Paperback      ISBN: 1600580270
Includes fundamental information on drawing in pencil, from choosing materials to handling the tools

Many aspiring artists want to draw a portrait of their best friend-especially where their pal has four paws and fur This newest addition to the Drawing Made Easy series pairs our best-selling medium with the wildly popular subject of dogs and puppies. Unlike similar titles on the market, this book doesn't simply provide a collection of dogs for artists to re-create exactly. Instead, the book focuses on techniques specific to drawing accurate depictions of dogs and puppies-from creating a variety of fur types and features to achieving accurate proportions-so that artists can use the knowledge to render their own canine portraits. The book also includes a series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects showcasing a range of dog breeds, poses and props. This allows artists to practice their developing skills, guiding them from simple sketches through the study of various techniques to polished renderings.

Flowers & Botanicals: Discover Your 'inner Artist' as You Explore the Basic Theories and Techniques of Pencil Drawing
Flowers & Botanicals
Discover Your 'inner Artist' as You Explore the Basic Theories and Techniques of Pencil Drawing
Paperback      ISBN: 1600580106

Many artists' favorite drawing location seems to be outdoors. And drawing in graphite pencil continues to be one of the most favored art forms. This new addition to our Drawing Made Easy series allows aspiring artists-who may have never before picked up a pencil-discover the secrets to this accessible, versatile medium. With easy-to-understand information on tools and materials, basic strokes, and shading techniques, this 64-page book covers everything beginning artists need to start creating their own impressive works of botanical art. From dissecting the anatomy of a flower to sharing techniques for creating a variety of floral textures-such as soft, velvety petals and spiky thorns and leaves-Flowers & Botanicals offers budding artists an in-depth look into the art of drawing beautiful flowers and floral scenes

Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: An Art in Its Making
Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
An Art in Its Making
Hardcover      ISBN: 0786861444

Features preliminary paintings and background sketches from the historic film

Preacher 3: Proud Americans
Preacher 3
Proud Americans
Paperback      ISBN: 1563893274

Written by Garth Ennis; Art by Steve Dillon and Glenn Fabry The third amazing new edition in the PREACHER series, collecting issues #18-26. Jesse Custer heads for France to rescue Cassidy, the Irish vampire, from the clutches of religious fanatics. His search leads him into a no-holds-barred battle against the forces of the Grail. Also told here is the story of how Cassidy became a vampire in the first place.

The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Paperback      ISBN: 0874774241

When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition.

Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this edition includes: the very latest developments in brain researchnew material on using drawing techniques in the corporate world and in educationinstruction on self-expression through drawingan updated section on using colordetailed information on using the five basic skills of drawing for problem solving

Translated into thirteen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing-instruction guide. People from just about every walk of life artists, students, corporate executives, architects, real estate agents, designers, engineers have applied its revolutionary approach to problem solving. The Los Angeles Times said it best: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is "not only a book about drawing, it is a book about living. This brilliant approach to the teaching of drawing . . . should not be dismissed as a mere text. It emancipates.""

How to Draw Comic Book Bad Guys and Gals
How to Draw Comic Book Bad Guys and Gals
Paperback      ISBN: 0823023729

This guide to drawing comic book characters shows the reader how to draw bad guys and gals. Designed for adults and children, it shows how to draw diabolical, spine-tingling characters and comic-book villains.

Enchanting Fairies: How to Paint Charming Fairies and Flowers
Enchanting Fairies
How to Paint Charming Fairies and Flowers
Paperback      ISBN: 1581809565

Follow Barbara Lanza down a magical path as she shows you how to capture the wonder and mischief of fairies. Then learn to add elements such as wings, nature-inspired clothing and romantic settings. With brilliant colors and some basic techniques, your fairies will take flight

Barbara illustrates the simple steps behind some of her favorite fairy friends:

  • Baby, adolescent and adult fairies
  • The fairies of Earth, Wind, Water and Fire
  • A fairy for each season, from the Spring Fairy cradled in her crocus bassinet, to the silvery, grand Winter Fairy
  • Fairies to fill your days, from the Morning Fairy emerging from her morning glory bloom, to the Night Fairy, with spectacular wings the colors of the luna moth
These and other fanciful fairies are pictured amid mushrooms and butterflies, lounging on clover beds and dancing across flower tops. Recreate each project as is or use as a starting point--customize colors, settings and embellishments to dream up your own original fairy creations.

"We peek into the fairies' world, and see joy and mischief in balance with nature, and when we recreate their spirit in our art, we are in harmony with nature, too."