Amazing Crayon Drawing with Lee Hammond (Paperback)

Create Lifelike Portraits, Pets, Landscapes & More

By Lee Hammond

North Light Books, 9781440308109, 111pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2011

List Price: 22.99*
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Description

Young at art

Combine the familiar charm of crayons with "grown-up" art techniques for surprisingly realistic results

Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a "serious" (if unexpected) art medium. Use Hammond's easy methods to create striking drawings that feature brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture.

  • 29 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide range of subjects--still life, landscapes, animals and people
  • Simple blending, layering and burnishing techniques translate into remarkably realistic drawings
  • Hammond's graphing and "puzzle piece" theories help you draw any subject with true-to-life results
  • Features great tricks you can pass along to other crayon lovers in your life, regardless of age

You simply won't believe what you can accomplish with this familiar and affordable medium. Rediscover the creative thrill of opening the "big box," and infuse your art with a fresh sense of play.



About the Author

A professional artist and instructor for 20+ years, Lee Hammond has authored and produced 40+ North Light and ArtistsNetwork.TV products. She has owned and operated the Midwest School of Art in Lenexa, Kansas for six years and now has a studio in Overland Park, Kansas where she teaches. She conducts drawing seminars, gives school lectures and mentors nationwide. Visit her website at LeeHammond.com