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Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

Author : Mark Willenbrink
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Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink's Absolute Beginner books have helped thousands of novices tap into their inner artists. In this book, Mark and Mary help the beginning artist take on portraits, showing that absolutely anyone can draw faces. Their encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction style makes learning fun—you'll be amazed by how quickly you achieve impressive results. You may be a beginner now, but not for long! Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner covers everything from warming up with sketches, and capturing facial expressions, to framing your finished work. Page by page, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to draw lifelike portraits of your friends and family. What's Inside: • A simple two-stage approach to drawing portraits: sketch a likeness, then build up values to bring it to life • Step-by-step instruction for drawing eyes, noses, mouths, hairstyles, hands, glasses and other tricky elements • 13 complete demonstrations featuring a range of ages and ethnicities • Tips for evoking more personality in your portraits by using props, costumes and accessories

Beginner s Guide to Drawing Portraits

Author : Carole Massey
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A complete beginner's guide to drawing portraits. Expanded and revised from Carole Massey's bestselling classic, now in full color! The human face has timeless and universal attraction. In this book, master artist and bestselling author Carole Massey leads you through the different elements of the face, allowing you to gradually build your skills before leading on to successfully describing your subject's likeness and character. Clear instructions supported by hundreds of inspirational examples of faces from all round the world show the absolute beginner how to capture form, tone and line in all of their portraits. Composition, clothing, props and more personal characteristics like age and hairstyles are all covered. The book also includes information on drawing from life.

Beginner s Guide to Drawing Portraits

Author : Carole Massey
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A complete beginner's guide to drawing portraits. Expanded and revised from Carole Massey's bestselling classic, now in full color! The human face has timeless and universal attraction. In this book, master artist and bestselling author Carole Massey leads you through the different elements of the face, allowing you to gradually build your skills before leading on to successfully describing your subject's likeness and character. Clear instructions supported by hundreds of inspirational examples of faces from all round the world show the absolute beginner how to capture form, tone and line in all of their portraits. Composition, clothing, props and more personal characteristics like age and hairstyles are all covered. The book also includes information on drawing from life.

The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing

Author : Walter Foster Creative Team
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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.

Drawing Portraits

Author : Andrew Johnson
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Drawing is a creative way of self expression. It's an outlet for the human soul to express itself in a way they couldn't say. It allows for a few moments or hours of solitude and quiet; just you and the paper. The finished product is not only a piece of artwork, but also a piece of the artist's soul. It's their being. That sound amazing doesn't it? You probably wish that you could do that too, but you don't think you're good enough. I'm here to tell you, you're wrong. You are good enough to use drawing to express your inner most feelings, and this book is here to help you. Drawing isn't as difficult as many people try to make it out to be. Yes, it takes some work and practice, but with the right tools, tips, and trick, drawing can be as easy as riding a bike. In this book you will learn: -How to pencil draw a portrait -How to draw clouds -How to draw a rose -How to draw the correct proportions of people -And much more There is no shortage of information in this book. This book is geared towards that beginner, but any skill level will learn something. Some of the practice, probably the pencil portrait, may seem a little daunting to the beginner, but that's why it's first. If you can make it through a pencil portrait you can do and learn anything. The fun thing is, once you learn some of the basic outlining rule, you can draw just about anything; a self portrait, you backyard, you pet, or your parents. It's really that easy, and that fun. Once you have made it through this book, go through it again. The next time, try doing it without looking at the examples. Get this book and learn a new skill. Learn a skill that can help you express yourself and relieve stress and tension. Have a healthy escape from the world around, and impress your family with the skills that you will learn.

Learn How to Draw Computer Portraits For the Beginner Step by Step Guide to Drawing Portraits Using SAI Paint Tool

Author : Rosselle Taruc
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Table of Contents Introduction What do I need to start? How do I acquire SAI Paint Tool? The Drafting Process The Coloring Process Author Bio Publisher Introduction Digital drawing is a lot easier than how most people presume it would be. Sure, nothing beats drawing the "old school" way but we have to admit, and you will see soon enough, that drawing digitally has its own share of perks as well. This tutorial will guide you through making your own digital art. With easy-to-follow instructions from drafting, outlining, and coloring, this is the tutorial perfect for those who are just being introduced to drawing digitally.

The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing Animals

Author : Walter Foster Creative Team
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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals features dozens of comprehensive drawing lessons designed to teach aspiring artists how to draw a variety of animals, from lifelike pet portraits to zoo and safari animals.

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Author : Mark Willenbrink
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Have you ever experienced the peace of walking through the woods or the excitement of a storm gathering on a beach? Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner will help you capture these moments in artwork and share them others. In their fun and friendly teaching style, Mark and Mary Willenbrink offer a great beginner's course on drawing nature, showing you how to realistically capture the world around you. All you need to get started are some simple supplies, basic techniques, and inspiration. From field to forest, beach or mountain, begin with a structural sketch, apply values and textures, and, before you know it, you'll be drawing everything you see. You'll even learn how to render favorite wildlife such as chipmunks, deer and eagles! • Follow along with easy step-by-step demonstrations to draw rocks, seashells, butterflies and even more developed nature scenes. • Gain a working understanding of key concepts such as perspective, value and composition. • Discover simple tools and tips you can use right away to improve your art.

The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners

Author : Yoshiko Ogura
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An easy-to-follow, yet comprehensive beginner's guide to drawing . In The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners, experienced art instructor Yoshiko Ogura explains the basics of pencil drawing through a series of lessons that provide insights on artistic composition, simulating highlights and shadows, depicting realistic forms, rendering texture and creating a sense of depth in your artwork. At the beginning of the book, she provides you with all the information you need to get started—what materials to buy, how to prepare your work surface, pencils and erasers—even how to sit correctly when drawing. Once you know these, Ogura provides a series of easy and clear step-by-step lessons showing you how to draw simple objects while gaining an understanding of the essential concepts of perspective, how to convey hard and soft surfaces and textures, composition and balance. From here, you progress to more complex shapes and objects including landscapes and portraits of people and animals, as she explains all the additional concepts needed to draw these realistically. This book teaches you how to draw the following interesting subjects: Simple forms (an apple, a milk carton, an egg, a mug) Hard & soft surfaces (a cloth, a loaf of bread, a stone, a book) Transparent objects (water droplets, a glass) Complex objects (a pumpkin slice with seeds and pulp, a sunflower) Human figures (hands, portraits) Landscape (trees, buildings) Animals (a cat, a parakeet) Still life (fruit, flowers) Plus, many other inspirational examples and ideas! By the end, all your drawings will begin to look impressively polished and realistic! As you work through the lessons, you'll master all the skills and knowledge that seasoned artists demonstrate in their work.

The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners

Author : Yoshiko Kojima
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An easy-to-follow, yet comprehensive beginner's guide to drawing . InThe Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners, experienced art instructor Yoshiko Ogura explains the basics of pencil drawing through a series of lessons that provide insights on artistic composition, simulating highlights and shadows, depicting realistic forms, rendering texture and creating a sense of depth in your artwork. At the beginning of the book, she provides you with all the information you need to get started--what materials to buy, how to prepare your work surface, pencils and erasers--even how to sit correctly when drawing. Once you know these, Ogura provides a series of easy and clear step-by-step lessons showing you how to draw simple objects while gaining an understanding of the essential concepts of perspective, how to convey hard and soft surfaces and textures, composition and balance. From here, you progress to more complex shapes and objects including landscapes and portraits of people and animals, as she explains all the additional concepts needed to draw these realistically. This book teaches you how to draw the following interesting subjects: Simple forms (an apple, a milk carton, an egg, a mug) Hard & soft surfaces (a cloth, a loaf of bread, a stone, a book) Transparent objects (water droplets, a glass) Complex objects (a pumpkin slice with seeds and pulp, a sunflower) Human figures (hands, portraits) Landscape (trees, buildings) Animals (a cat, a parakeet) Still life (fruit, flowers) Plus, many other inspirational examples and ideas! By the end, all your drawings will begin to look impressively polished and realistic! As you work through the lessons, you'll master all the skills and knowledge that seasoned artists demonstrate in their work.