Drawing: People with William F. Powell

Learn to draw step by step

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 198

Learn to create detailed, realistic drawings of people in graphite pencil from basic shapes. Successfully drawing people is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, artistic experiences. Drawing: People shows you how to capture the unique characteristics of people in graphite pencil, with tips on choosing materials, building with basic shapes, placing proportionate features, and shading to develop form and realism. With more than 40 step-by-step projects to both re-create and admire, artist William F. Powell teaches artists how to develop a portrait drawing to its fullest. He explores basic drawing techniques as well as art concepts that apply to drawing people, including proportion, perspective, and composition. This book includes in-depth information on how to render facial features, heads from various angles, and the figure in action, step by step. With this helpful guide, you'll even discover specific tips and tricks for drawing individual body parts, such as eyes, ears, noses, lips, hands, and feet. And the wealth of beautiful, inspiring examples ensure that Drawing: People will be a welcome addition to any artist’s drawing reference library. Drawing people can be tricky, but with this step-by-step guide, you’ll be rendering realistic portraits in no time. Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: People allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed drawing.

Drawing: Trees with William F. Powell

Learn to draw step by step

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 385

Discover how to draw majestic trees in realistic detail, step by easy step. With tips on drawing root patterns, branches, fallen trees, and bark and simple techniques for rendering cast shadows and ground foliage, Drawing: Trees teaches beginning artists how to draw a wide variety of trees in graphite pencil, from basic shapes to final details. Learn about basic tree shapes and leaf types, as well as the fundamentals of shading, composition, and perspective. Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Trees allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed drawing.

Art of Drawing People

Discover Simple Techniques for Drawing a Variety of Figures and Portraits

Author: Debra Kauffman Yaun

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 729

Provides step-by-step instructions and illustrations for drawing realistic figures and portraits in different poses and with distinctive ethnic, age, and gender characteristics.

Drawing: Landscapes with William F. Powell

Learn to paint step by step

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 602

In this book, William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to render a variety of beautiful landscape subjects in pencil. Explore a number of basic drawing techniques and learn to develop a drawing to its fullest through a series of step-by-step demonstrations. You'll discover different methods of shading, ways of manipulating drawing tools to produce specific textures, and tips on how to design a well-balanced composition, providing you with the necessary knowledge to create your own landscape drawings from preliminary sketch to the completed work.

Drawing: Flowers with William F. Powell

Learn to draw step by step

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 716

Learn to create detailed, realistic flowers in graphite pencil from basic shapes. Drawing: Flowers shows you how to render a variety of beautiful flowers in graphite pencil, with tips on choosing materials, building with basic shapes, and shading to develop form and realism. With a wealth of detailed step-by-step projects to both recreate and admire, William F. Powell teaches artists how to develop a drawing to its fullest, no matter the subject. Among the flowers you'll learn to draw: Regal Lily Daffodil Carnation Hibiscus Peony Chrysanthemums Bearded Iris Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Flowers allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed drawing.

Drawing: How to Draw 1

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 860

DIVIn this valuable book—which also features contributions by acclaimed artist William F. Powell—Walter T. Foster invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to draw a variety of subjects. He explains the materials needed to get started, as well as a number of basic drawing techniques for developing simple drawings—from fruits and flowers to animals and portraits. You'll learn to draw with step-by-step lessons featuring simple instructions and clear demonstrations. And you also will learn techniques for creating various lines and textures, as well as for developing depth and form. With the help of How to Draw 1, anyone can learn to draw!/div

The Art of Drawing People

Simple techniques for drawing figures, portraits and poses

Author: Debra Kauffman Yaun

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 660

Learn to draw one of art's most interesting and challenging subjects. Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental drawing techniques, The Art of Drawing People explores how to capture detailed poses and likenesses in graphite pencil. With step-by-step instruction from a variety of artists, you’ll find plenty of helpful tips on choosing the right tools and materials, fundamental drawing techniques, developing value and shading, and setting up an effective composition, as well as important information about the influences of anatomy, bone structure, and musculature. Detailed examples of facial features, hands, and feet will help guide you through the most challenging aspects of drawing people. Whether drawing from life or from photographs, this comprehensive drawing guide is the perfect first step for beginning artists. Follow along, step by step, as professional artists reveal their drawing secrets. With practice, you’ll soon be able to capture amazing likenesses in your own pencil drawings. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Drawing: How to Draw 1

Learn to draw step by step

Author: Walter Foster

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 923

Learn to draw a variety of subjects in graphite pencil from basic shapes. In Drawing: How to Draw 1—which also features contributions by acclaimed artist William F. Powell—Walter Foster invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to draw a variety of subjects. Even if you’ve never drawn before, you’ll be amazed at how quickly and easily you can render just about anything you’d care to draw. With Drawing: How to Draw 1, you’ll learn the principles of drawing, as well as all the materials and tools you’ll need to get started. You’ll begin by drawing simple, familiar shapes and quickly learn to transform them into three-dimensional, lifelike forms using just a few easy techniques. And with simple step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn to draw a variety of popular subjects, including fruits, flowers, animals, human portraits, and even cartoons. With the help of How to Draw 1, anyone can learn to draw! Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. How to Draw 1 allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed drawing.

Drawing Made Easy

Dynamic Composition

Author: William F Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 64

View: 508

With step-by-step projects and examples that guide the reader as well as illustrate what not to do, this book demonstrates how to create pleasing compositions--one of the most important aspects of drawing. Readers will also pick up plenty of information on applying the rules of perspective, which will help them create realistic drawings as well as balanced compositions.

The Art of Basic Drawing

Author: William F. Powell, Michael Butkus,

Publisher: Walter Foster Library

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 146

View: 805

Gives step-by-step instructions on the basics of drawing and sketching, including landscapes, still lifes, animals, and people.