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How to Draw, Stroke by Stroke (Idiot's Guides)

David Williams


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How to Draw, Stroke by Stroke!

How to draw books often leave beginning artists feeling frustrated. Does the following scenario sound familiar: You're impressed by the beautiful finished images of a drawing book for beginners, but when you go through the steps of drawing the first project you realize there are lots of missing strokes to get you from one step to the next. Alas!

Not with this book!

In this true beginner's guide to drawing, not only do you get a variety of 50 projects to learn, you get them in five different levels that start super easy and then gradually advance as you progress through the book. You also get super clear instruction with color strokes to show you exactly what's different from one step to the next.

Here's just a sampling of the projects you'll be mastering in no time:

Level 1
- Window
- Celtic Knot
- Basic Face
- Table
- Castle
- Apple
- Vase

Level 2
- Goldfish
- Leaf
- Eye
- Nose
- Dog 
- Water Droplet
- Shell

Level 3
- Marble
- Night Sky
- Fork
- Standing Figure
- Car
- Butterflies and Flower
- Naturalistic Face
- Candle and Flame

Level 4
- Skin and Hair
- Sailboat
- Dog (3/4 view)
- Runner
- Glass and Fruit
- Creature

Level 5
- Hand
- Reclining Figure
- Feather
- Foreshortened Face
- Brick Wall
- Waterfall

    Alpha, 9781615644148, 288pp.

    Publication Date: September 3, 2013

    About the Author

    David Williams knew he wanted to be an artist at the young age of 11, when he first exhibited his drawings and paintings at an outdoor art fair. Four years later he held his first gallery show. A graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at the Parsons School of Design in New York City, Williams instructs drawing at Ivy Tech Community College. In addition, he leads watercolor and oil painting classes at his studio. He is the author of Idiot's Guides: Drawing and Idiot's Guides: Zen Doodling.