People with Debra Kauffman Yaun

People with Debra Kauffman Yaun

Learn to Draw Step by Step

By Debra Kauffman Yaun

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560107958, 31pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2007

Description
This new addition to the best-selling Drawing category of our How to Draw and Paint Series shows aspiring artists how to depict a variety of people in pencil from a ballerina to soccer player. Accomplished artist Debra Kauffman Yaun introduces readers to drawing supplies and basic techniques, as well as to the essential elements of full-figure anatomy; then she guides artists through a collection of step-by-step projects, starting each with a simple sketch and ending with a beautifully rendered portrait. Debra even includes information on adding color to drawings, sharing her extensive knowledge of colored pencil. Featuring a range of people of different ages and ethnicities, this book is sure to educate and inspire.


About the Author
Debra Kauffman Yaun discovered that she had a knack for drawing people when she was a young girl growing up in Tampa, Florida. After graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Debra worked as a fashion illustrator. She has drawn and painted many commissioned portraits, several of which have been of children-her favorite subject to draw. Debra's artwork has been published in several art magazines and books, and she has won numerous awards, including an international prize. She is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, having served as president of the Atlanta chapter, and she is a juried member of the Portrait Society of Atlanta. She also enjoys teaching classes and workshops in portraits and colored pencil. Debra lives in Buford, GA.