The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing (Hardcover)

More than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons (The Complete Book of ...)

By Walter Foster Creative Team

Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633221048, 240pp.

Publication Date: February 8, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/1/2017)

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing contains more than 200 drawing techniques, tips, and lessons for budding artists looking for a variety of subjects to practice drawing.

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing is a comprehensive hardcover guide to drawing a vast array of subjects, from landscapes and flowers to animals and portraits. This helpful resource begins with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials you need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, and other tools. Then learn the fundamentals of drawing, as well as a variety of drawing techniques, including rendering realistic textures, creating volume, and capturing perspective. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing guides beginning and intermediate artists through a series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects covering a variety of subjects, including:

  • Flowers
  • Landscapes
  • Wild animals
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • People
  • Human bodies
  • Children
  • Still lifes

With helpful tips and easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons,The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing is the perfect resource for beginning artists who want to improve their drawing skills.
 
The Complete Beginner’s Guide series provides a comprehensive guide to drawing a vast array of subjects, from landscapes and flowers to animals and poses. Artists will learn the fundamentals of drawing, as well as a variety of techniques, including rendering realistic textures, capturing perspective, and creating dynamic portraits and compositions. With helpful tips and step-by-step artwork to inspire, the Complete Beginner’s Guide series is the perfect resource for practiced beginning to intermediate artists looking to hone their drawing skills and techniques.



About the Author

Founded in 1922 by artist Walter T. Foster, Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 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.