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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 Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440337611
Release 2014-08-12
Pages 400
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Everyone can draw and paint, including you! Even if you have never drawn or painted before, you can start creating your own beautiful artwork. Let the Willenbrinks show you how! Beginning with materials and basic techniques, these pages will teach you everything you need to know to get started in drawing, watercolors and oil painting. Follow along with 75+ demonstrations and mini-demonstrations as you learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of subjects: people, landscapes, buildings, still life and more. Every essential art topic is covered, from sketching and shading to composition and color. Simple step-by-step instruction and many enormously useful lessons and tips will have you making your own masterpieces in no time! You may be an absolute beginner, but great results are absolutely within reach!



Lee Hammonds Big Book of Drawing

Lee Hammonds Big Book of Drawing Author
ISBN-10 1440302472
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Lee Hammonds Big Book of Drawing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lee Hammonds Big Book of Drawing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lee Hammonds Big Book of Drawing book for free.



Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440311543
Release 2012-05-18
Pages 128
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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



Lee Hammond s Big Book of Acrylic Painting

Lee Hammond s Big Book of Acrylic Painting Author Lee Hammond
ISBN-10 9781440308581
Release 2012-01-12
Pages 192
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Lee gives readers clear, friendly, easy to follow instruction for achieving detailed, realistic art from photographs with an encouraging ?You can do it!? attitude. This big guide, a great companion to Lee Hammond?s Big Book of Drawing, is perfect for beginners, showing them everything they need to create a wide variety of subjects in no time with one convenient book, including Lee's helpful graphing technique for achieving a likeness. Readers will enjoy painting popular subjects like people, animals, flowers and more.This is unique in our fine art list due to its bigger page count loaded with lots of simple techniques and step-by-step demonstrations that will comprehensively cover popular realistic subjects.



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.



Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440323393
Release 2013-06-28
Pages 128
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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? Artwork provides the ability for us to capture those moments and share them with others. Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner offers a great beginner's course on drawing nature. In their fun and friendly teaching style, Mark and Mary Willenbrink show 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. Your artistic journey can be as pleasant as your final destination with drawing instruction meant for everyone.



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. **



Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 1600616011
Release 2006-10-19
Pages 128
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This inspiring book makes drawing in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink (Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner) cover it all—from choosing materials and the correct way to hold your pencil, to expert advice on the tricky stuff, like getting proportions and perspective right, drawing reflections, and designing strong compositions. (It's not as scary as it sounds…not with Mark and Mary as your guide!) At the heart of this book, a series of fun, hands-on exercises help you practice and perfect your strokes—24 mini-demos lead up to 9 full step-by-step demos. Each exercise builds on the previous one as you develop your skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way. The lessons you learn by drawing simple subjects such as coffee mugs, clouds and trees will help you take on progressively more challenging matter like animals, still lifes, landscapes and portraits…the kinds of subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. This book is just the ticket for budding artists of any age. It's never too early and never too late to discover the pure joy of drawing!



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



Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces

Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces Author Carrie Stuart Parks
ISBN-10 1600614957
Release 2002-12-31
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!



Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440310454
Release 2010-08-04
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.



Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting Author Joan Hansen
ISBN-10 1560107375
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 32
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A vibrant and versatile medium, acrylic is ideal for beginning artists. Its quick drying time and intense, brilliant hues allow you to express a world of possibilities! In this book produced by Walter Foster Publishing and Reeves, two renowned acrylic artists guide you through five colorful step-by-step lessons, providing special tips and techniques along the way. This project book teaches you how to paint a variety of inspiring subjects, including florals, landscapes, seascapes, and still lifes. Plus you’ll learn about the materials and techniques needed to get started right away. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own brilliant works of art!



Perspective for the Absolute Beginner

Perspective for the Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440343681
Release 2017-07-12
Pages 128
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Perspective made simple. How to draw in a realistic style. Perspective is arguably the most important element of drawing and also one of the most difficult to master. It's what gives drawings dimension and is the key to realistic drawing. Now the best-selling authors of Drawing for the Absolute Beginner are here to demystify perspective, simplify concepts such as vanishing points and multi-point perspective, and make it easy for you to experience success...and have fun while you're doing it. Tricks and techniques for creating depth and dimension using lines (linear perspective), values (atmospheric perspective) and color. 23 mini demonstrations on how to apply basic principles of perspective make getting started easy. 12 full step-by-step demonstrations, each with a structural drawing, cover a variety of subjects, including interiors, architecture and still lifes. Starting with a simple box to illustrate fundamental concepts, artists will develop a working understanding of how to cast any subject in realistic depth and dimension. This book puts it all into perspective.



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.



The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor Author Ferdinand Petrie
ISBN-10 1439514348
Release 2008-07-10
Pages
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More than 130 self-contained lessons provide a comprehensive introduction to watercolor landscape painting, featuring demonstrations that cover a range of tools and techniques



The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets

The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets Author Carrie Stuart Parks
ISBN-10 9781440317965
Release 2009-05-16
Pages 224
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This is the book that can teach anyone to draw (yes, even you!) If you're not getting the kind of true-to-life results you want in your drawings (or if you can't even draw a straight line), Carrie and Rick Parks can help. As award-winning teachers, they have a proven game plan for helping artists of all levels overcome common problems and see immediate improvement in their work. As professional composite artists, they know the tricks and tools for achieving incredibly lifelike results. In this friendly, foolproof guide to drawing, they share it all: Easy-to-master techniques for achieving a convincing sense of depth How to draw challenging textures like metal and fur Putting personality into your portraits 40+ step-by-step demonstrations featuring a variety of people, animals and nature Easy enough so that beginners can jump right in, and comprehensive enough to help more accomplished artists refine their skills. This book covers all the essentials, teaching you the secrets of realistic drawing one step at a time, building the skills you need to tackle any subject convincingly--even those you've always thought were beyond your reach. Before you know it, you'll be turning out picturesque landscapes, stellar portraits--any subject that inspires you to put pencil to paper!



The Oil Painting Course You ve Always Wanted

The Oil Painting Course You ve Always Wanted Author Kathleen Staiger
ISBN-10 9780770434540
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 176
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Everything you always wanted to know about oil painting...but were afraid to ask. Or maybe you weren’t afraid—maybe you just didn’t know what to ask or where to start. In The Oil Painting Course You’ve Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush control, creating the illusion of three dimensions, foolproof color mixing, still-life painting, landscapes, and portraits—every topic is covered in clear text, diagrams, illustrations, exercises, and demonstrations. Staiger has taught oil painting for more than thirty-five years; many of her students are now exhibiting and selling their paintings. Everyone from beginning hobby painters, to art students, to BFA graduates has questions about oil painting. Here at last are the answers!