Drawing Portraits For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits For The Absolute Beginner

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

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2012-05-18
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781440311543


The Absolute Beginner S Big Book Of Drawing And Painting

The Absolute Beginner S Big Book Of Drawing And Painting

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!

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-08-12
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9781440337611


Perspective For The Absolute Beginner

Perspective For The Absolute Beginner

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.

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2017-07-12
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781440343742


Drawing For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing For The Absolute Beginner

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!

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2006-10-19
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781600616013


Drawing Nature For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature For The Absolute Beginner

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.

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2013-07-26
Total Pages : 129 Pages
ISBN : 9781440323355


Lee Hammond S All New Big Book Of Drawing

Lee Hammond S All New Big Book Of Drawing

Learning How to Draw Has Never Been Easier! Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing is the culmination of nearly forty years of teaching. No matter what your experience level YOU CAN DRAW by following along these easy step-by-step demonstrations. Whether you want to create drawings of flowers, learn how to draw animals or how to draw a person, these drawing techniques, all-new projects, and expert tips will show you how to get great results with both regular pencils and colored pencils. • Two books in one. The first half is a comprehensive course on using pencils to capture shape, form and likeness. The second half explores adding color using colored pencils • 88 step-by-step projects. You will learn to draw everything with this book! Starting with a simple sphere and working up to sea shells, sunsets, flowers, birds, horses, clothing, people--and so much more! • A lifetime of know-how! Lee covers it all--from big picture concepts (selecting tools, shading techniques, making sense of perspective) down to techniques for creating the look of feathers, capturing skin tones, and making surfaces look shiny or transparent. Using her straightforward, three-stage approach to lifelike drawings, Lee makes any subject approachable, from still life and landscapes to animals and even people. This project-driven tome will help you create realistic, frame-worthy artwork. Project by project and subject by subject, you will gain confidence and cultivate great joy in drawing.

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Genre : Art
Author : Lee Hammond
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-01-24
Total Pages : 226 Pages
ISBN : 9781440343179


Secrets To Drawing Realistic Faces

Secrets To Drawing Realistic Faces

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!

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Genre : Art
Author : Carrie Stuart Parks
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2002-12-31
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781600614958


Beginner S Guide To Drawing Portraits

Beginner S Guide To Drawing Portraits

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.

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Genre : Art
Author : Carole Massey
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2021-03-16
Total Pages : 0 Pages
ISBN : 9781782217954


Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Start painting today - it's easier than you think. If you've ever dreamed of painting in watercolor, this is the book for you. It's designed to help you start experiencing the joy of watercolor immediately - even if you've never picked up a brush. Mark and Mary Willenbrink provide all the guidance and encouragement you need. Their painting techniques, tips and tricks help make every step you take a success, from selecting colors to designing a composition. It's like having two private art instructors right there at your side. In no time at all you'll be hanging original works of art - pieces you'll be proud to show to family and friends. The Willenbrinks' easy-to-follow instruction ensures it.

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2009-05-25
Total Pages : 129 Pages
ISBN : 9781600617706


The Complete Beginner S Guide To Drawing

The Complete Beginner S Guide To Drawing

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.

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Genre : Art
Author : Walter Foster Creative Team
Publisher : Walter Foster
Release : 2016-02-08
Total Pages : 243 Pages
ISBN : 9781633221048