Step-by-Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects

A complete guide to rendering flowers, landscapes, and animals

Author: Diane Cardaci

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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The goal of many artists is to create a drawing that looks so real that it seems you could reach out and touch it. With easy-to-follow instruction and breathtakingly realistic artwork, this book makes it possible! Step-by-Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects teaches beginners how to create convincing, detailed drawings of animals, flowers, and landscapes. Readers will find in-depth information on tools and materials and drawing techniques (including a section on creating animal textures), as well as a range of step-by-step projects to copy, admire, and learn from.

The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing

Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Colored Pencil

Author: Cynthia Knox

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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Offers step-by-step instructions for completing twenty-seven colored pencil drawing projects, offering advice on appropriate supplies, color theory, and basic techniques in the medium.

Lifelike Drawing In Colored Pencil With Lee Hammond

Author: Lee Hammond

Publisher: Penguin

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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Real life happens in color! Colored pencils are wonderful tools for creating realistic drawings. Lee Hammond, popular instructor and North Light author of more than twenty instructional books on drawing and painting, is here to show you how. Now you can learn to draw lifelike flowers, buildings, animals and people in vivid color. Inside you'll find: • Easy instruction on difficult subjects such as water, glass, silver, sunsets, skin tone, hair and more • Over 40 step-by-step projects using basic techniques and readily available supplies • More than 400 illustrations and photos for easy reference Join Lee as she shares her easy-to-follow teaching methods to help you master colored pencil, from basic shapes and everyday objects to your own pets, friends and family members. You can do it!

How to Draw Lifelike Portraits from Photographs

Author: Lee Hammond

Publisher: North Light Books

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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If you've always wanted to draw beautiful, realistic-looking portraits of your favorite people, this step-by-step guide shows you how to do it - better and more easily than you ever thought possible. &break;&break;Lee Hammond quickly teaches you how to add the illustration of three-dimensional highlights and shadows to simple shapes using pencil shading and blending. After you've got the basics down, you'll learn how to use the same techniques to portray every feature of the human face. You'll also discover how to figure out what the features of your photographed model really look like so you can draw them from different angles. Then Hammond shows you how to put all those features together to create a lifelike portrait that truly captures the individuality of your subject. &break;&break;After you've completed these easy-to-do drawing exercises, you'll soon be turning the memories frozen in your old snapshots into warm, beautiful works of art.

Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond

Create Lifelike Portraits, Pets, Landscapes and More

Author: Lee Hammond

Publisher: North Light Books

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Category: Art

Page: 112

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Young at art Combine the familiar charm of crayons with "grown-up" art techniques for surprisingly realistic results! Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up! In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a "serious" (if unexpected) art medium. Use Hammond's easy methods to create striking drawings that feature brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture. 29 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide range of subjects—still life, landscapes, animals and people Simple blending, layering and burnishing techniques translate into remarkably realistic drawings Hammond's graphing and "puzzle piece" theories help you draw any subject with true-to-life results Features great tricks you can pass along to other crayon lovers in your life, regardless of age You simply won't believe what you can accomplish with this familiar and affordable medium. Rediscover the creative thrill of opening the "big box," and infuse your art with a fresh sense of play.

Draw Animals in Nature With Lee Hammond

Creating Wildlife, Step by Step

Author: Lee Hammond

Publisher: North Light Books

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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Put the WILD in your wildlife art! Popular artist and best-selling author Lee Hammond shares her secrets for drawing some of the earth's most magnificent animals and the diverse habitats they call home. This guide breaks the challenge down step by step, showing beginners how to instantly improve accuracy in their work and inpiring more experienced artists to achieve the level of heart-beating realism illustrated inside. 30 start-to-finish demonstrations feature a wide variety of wild animals and birds, from large cats and raptors to small woodland creatures and reptiles Mini-lessons focus on drawing eyes, fur, feathers, antlers and other lifelike textures Includes expert tips for evoking the atmosphere of meadows, woodlands, mountains, skies and other natural terrains Builds on key skills--including Hammond's blended pencil technique--that make the difference between a simple line drawing and stunning realism With Hammond's proven techniques and friendly teaching style, you'll soon be able to draw not just the wonderful variety of scenes in this book, but any wildlife moment that touches your heart.

Popular Science

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Popular Science

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Page: 284

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Popular Science

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.