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The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting Author Mary Willenbrink
ISBN-10 1440337551
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 400
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Instruction on drawing and painting technique, as well as, choosing the right materials and getting perspective correct.



Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner Author Matthew Palmer
ISBN-10 184448825X
Release 2014
Pages 128
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This text is a comprehensive course in watercolour landscape painting by Matthew Palmer. It begins with excellent advice for the beginner, including easy drawing for painting, composition, easy perspective, light and shade, colour and more



Pencil Drawing Como Dibujar Con Lapiz

Pencil Drawing   Como Dibujar Con Lapiz Author Michael Butkus
ISBN-10 9781600582561
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 40
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This complete kit makes it easy to start exploring the exciting art form of pencil drawing because it comes with everything a beginning artist needs—from a set of high-quality materials to comprehensive instructions. The project book covers the basics, such as handling the pencil and applying shading, before delving into simple step-by-step lessons that give would-be artists a chance to apply their newfound knowledge. And every lesson can be accomplished with the array of drawing materials provided. The hardcover case includes a 40-page paperback book with corresponding Spanish instruction, 6 drawing pencils (B, F, H, HB, 2B, 2H), a flat sketching pencil, a charcoal pencil, a sharpener, kneaded and rubber erasers, an artist’s triangle, 2 tortillons, a sandpaper block, and drawing paper and pad. Warning! This product is intended for use by ages 13 and older and is not intended for use by children.



Lee Hammond s Big Book of Drawing

Lee Hammond s Big Book of Drawing Author Lee Hammond
ISBN-10 1581804733
Release 2004-02-27
Pages 240
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Master the Essentials of Realistic Drawings With Lee Hammond's Big Book of Drawing, your art will spring to life! From laughing children and frolicking tigers to fruit so vivid it makes your mouth water, you'll discover how to realistically draw your favorite subjects and how to draw them well! Learn to: Use easy-to-master graphing and shaping techniques to better portray your subject Replicate the effects of light through blending and shading Accurately render the personalities of people and animals Realistically draw flowers and natural elements by applying hard or soft edges Achieve a range of effects by using different brands of colored and graphite pencils Whether you're a beginner or a professional, with Lee Hammond's instruction you'll find the arsenal of tools you need to create stunning, real-life drawings that will captivate your audience.



You Can Draw in Thirty Days

You Can Draw in Thirty Days Author Mark Kistler
ISBN-10 9781459617308
Release 2011
Pages 436
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From public television’s favorite drawing teacher, a quick, easy, and entertaining drawing method.



Oil Painting For Dummies

Oil Painting For Dummies Author Anita Marie Giddings
ISBN-10 1118051998
Release 2011-02-09
Pages 303
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Nobody ever said that oil painting was easy. But it gets much easier and a lot more fun when you follow a step-by-step approach that starts you off on the right foot, helps you build your skills one at a time, and gives you plenty of exercises to develop your craft. That’s what you’ll find in Oil Painting For Dummies. Completely free of arty jargon, this full-color guide has all the hands-on instruction you need to master the basics. You’ll see how to plan a painting, build an image in layers, mix colors, and create stunning compositions. You’ll also find everything you need to know about oil paints, solvents, and pigments; brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces; and how to keep costs down at the art supply store. Discover how to: Choose the right supplies Set up your studio and care for your equipment Handle your materials safely Develop your design and composition skills Make practice sketches and studies Use broken stroke, dry brush, glazing, scraffito and other brush strokes Try out different compositions Mix any color you want Simplify tricky still-life subjects Paint landscapes and common objects out doors Paint portraits and the human form Complete with handy color chart, basic materials list, and a very useful viewing square, Oil Painting For Dummies is the fun and easy way to discover your inner artist!



Pencil Drawing Techniques

Pencil Drawing Techniques Author David Lewis
ISBN-10 0823039919
Release 1984
Pages 144
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Discusses the basics of drawing, explains how to handle colored pencils, and offers advice on making pencil drawings of landscapes, people, and animals



GIMP for Absolute Beginners

GIMP for Absolute Beginners Author Jan Smith
ISBN-10 9781430231691
Release 2012-06-12
Pages 352
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GIMP for Absolute Beginners gives us an easy way to use the power of GIMP, and enjoy digital photography and graphics without worrying about application features. GIMP is a powerful open source graphics and digital imaging application with almost all the features of its proprietary counterpart, Photoshop. But many of us are photographers and artists first, and we like to use our tools without having to think about them too much. GIMP for Absolute Beginners gets us to this stage without patronising users who haven't used GIMP before. But what can we actually do with photos and graphical images? These questions are answered in a photo projects chapter as well as a chapter on digital painting: Starting with making small changes to photos and adding information to them to creating paintings and drawings without photographic input. GIMP for Absolute Beginners covers the newest version of GIMP, version 2.8, so you can be sure the book covers the latest GIMP features. **The print version of this book is black & white, but the ebook version is in color on color-enabled devices. **



Art of Drawing

Art of Drawing Author Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN-10 1402709323
Release 2003
Pages 256
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From achieving those first professional strokes to mastering composition, lighting, and colour to finishing beautiful still lifes, portraits, and landscapes, here, in one volume, is a course that covers every basic skill as well as more challenging lessons for the developing artist. Inspiring and instructive images fill the pages, vividly revealing the intricacies of each technique. The artist's journey begins with the tools of the trade, and here is complete coverage on using graphite, charcoal, chalks, coloured pencils, and pastels, as well as information on papers and liquid techniques. · There's advise on how to gain pencil control, select a theme, draw with grids, achieve harmony in composition, and balance the image. · Exercises teach shading and tone; contrasts and volume effects; stumping and contouring; and depth effects. · Find out how to mix and work with colour, and do hatching, optical effects, scratching, and graffito. · The series of guided drawings includes a charcoal of a nude figure, a landscape on grey tone paper, an interior using a white-on-white technique, a still life with chiaroscuro, an interior patio in wash, and many others you'll be proud to show.



Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Author Claire Watson Garcia
ISBN-10 9780823099474
Release 2009
Pages 160
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For beginning painters, this resource guide provides a series of lessons including an introduction to line, paint consistency, and color; creating dimension with drawing and painting values; and the essentials for painting still lifes, landscapes, and face and figures. Original.



Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner

Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner Author Charles Evans
ISBN-10 1782213988
Release 2017-12-22
Pages 128
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Book issued with 12 perforated pages of outline drawings.



Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Author Claire Watson Garcia
ISBN-10 0823013952
Release 2003
Pages 160
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Provides lessons on essential drawing skill using a pencil, pen, or charcoal to create still-life drawings and portraits.



The Drawing Mentor

The Drawing Mentor Author Mark Crilley
ISBN-10 9780385346337
Release 2016-07-05
Pages 144
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"With over 10 million views and growing, Mark Crilley's YouTube drawing instruction videos have an enormous worldwide legion of fans and have been featured on sites such as Yahoo News and Reddit. In addition, Crilley is an accomplished graphic novelist. Now for the first time, he pairs both strengths resulting in a one-of-a-kind art instruction experience. Through the story of aspiring, overeager young artist-in-the-making David and his helpful, but often flustered mentor, Becky, readers gain a grounding in the basics of drawing and rendering, along with a helping of laughs and poignant entertainment. Each lesson builds off the previous, with sidebars at the end of each chapter that direct readers to tackle some of the very same drawing exercises that David has just completed. The sequential art format provides the perfect vehicle for these step-by-step lessons, and the Pixar-esque approach to the surrounding characters and story ensures an enjoyable experience that readers will want to revisit again and again."



The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing

The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing Author Walter Foster Creative Team
ISBN-10 9781633221048
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The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing book for free.



Color and Light

Color and Light Author James Gurney
ISBN-10 9780740797712
Release 2010-11-30
Pages 224
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From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. James Gurney, New York Times best-selling author and artist of the Dinotopia series, follows Imaginative Realism with his second art-instruction book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter. A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, Color and Light bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of color and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of color and pigments, and the wide variety of atmospheric effects. Gurney cuts though the confusing and contradictory dogma about color, testing it in the light of science and observation. A glossary, pigment index, and bibliography complete what will ultimately become an indispensible tool for any artist. This book is the second in a series based on his blog, gurneyjourney.com. His first in the series, Imaginative Realism, was widely acclaimed in the fantastical art world, and was ranked the #1 Bestseller on the Amazon list for art instruction. "James Gurney's new book, Color and Light, cleverly bridges the gap between artistic observation and scientific explanation. Not only does he eloquently describe all the effects of color and light an artist might encounter, but he thrills us with his striking paintings in the process." --Armand Cabrera, Artist



Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 1600617840
Release 2010-09-01
Pages 128
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The quick-start guide to great results! Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings. Mini demonstrations break down fundamental painting techniques in a clear, common sense way 12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraits The bonus DVD-workshop features the author creating two paintings from start to finish You'll learn tricks for keeping the greens in your landscapes looking fresh, advantages to working with water-soluble oil paints, simple tips for dynamic compositions and other expert advice to make your introduction to oil painting the beginning of a beautiful friendship.



Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces

Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces Author Carrie Stuart Parks
ISBN-10 1581802161
Release 2003
Pages 144
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Draw amazingly accurate portraits starting today! Even if you're an absolute beginner, you can render strikingly realistic faces and self-portraits! Instructor and FBI-trained artist Carrie Stuart Parks makes it simple with foolproof step-by-step instructions that are fun and easy to follow. You'll quickly begin to: Master proportions and map facial features accurately Study shapes within a composition and draw them realistically Use value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portrait Render tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hair Proven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success! It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style!