Your First Steps in Pencil Drawing

Materials & step-by-step projects for the beginner

By Walter Foster Creative Team
(Walter Foster Publishing, Hardcover, 9781600582516, 16pp.)

Publication Date: August 2011

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Description

This kit includes all the instruction and materials a beginner needs to start drawing with pencil. Three artists guide readers through a variety of step-by-step drawing projects that teach different techniques and aspects of pencil drawing. Aspiring artists will learn how to begin a drawing by using basic shapes, how to build up form and value, how to create an interesting composition in a landscape, and how to draw a lifelike horse portrait and mythical dragon. The clamshell kit includes a 16-page book with corresponding Spanish instruction, 6 pencils, a sharpener, 2 tortillons, a kneaded eraser, a rubber eraser, and 5 sheets of drawing paper.

Warning! This product is intended for use by ages 13 and older and is not intended for use by children.




About the Author

Founded in 1922 by artist Walter T. Foster, Walter Foster Publishing, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA and a subsidiary of the London-based Quarto Group, Inc., is the world's leading publisher of instructional art books and kits for adults and children. Walter Foster's diverse selection of drawing, painting, doodling and mixed media art books and kits have created a foundation for millions of beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists looking to hone their talents, learn new techniques, and discover different mediums. From color mixing recipes and art tools to the fundamentals of drawing and painting, Walter Foster's books cover a wide variety of topics and mediums across a broad spectrum of traditional and eclectic subject matter for artists of all skill levels. Walter Foster Publishing continues to expand its offerings every year, producing cutting-edge art-instruction books and kits for a worldwide audience.

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