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: 695

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 Paint Step by Step

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 686

Discusses the tools and materials used in pencil drawing, shows basic techniques to create texture and perspective, and provides projects for drawing different trees.

Drawing: Landscapes with William F. Powell

Learn to draw outdoor scenes step by step

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 969

With Drawing: Landscapes, learn to render a variety of beautiful landscape subjects in graphite pencil. William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world to explore a number of basic drawing techniques and shows how to develop a drawing to its fullest through a series of step-by-step demonstrations. In Landscapes, he explains a number of drawing techniques and special effects and gives tips on how to design a well-balanced composition. Landscapes provides you with the necessary knowledge to create your own landscape drawings from preliminary sketch to the completed work. Discover different methods of shading, ways of manipulating drawing tools to produce specific textures, and a wealth of beautiful landscapes to both copy and admire. Also included are simple techniques for developing common landscape elements—such as trees, clouds, rocks, and water—and how to apply a variety of methods to convey a sense of realism. Then, with a little practice, you will be able to apply your newfound skills and draw your own beautiful landscape masterpieces! Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers easy-to-follow guides that introduce artists to basic tools and materials and include simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Landscapes allows artists to develop drawing skills by demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed landscape drawing.

Drawing: Flowers with William F. Powell

Learn to Paint Step by Step

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 254

Discusses pencil drawing techniques, examines the tools and materials used, and provides step-by-step instructions on drawing basic flower shapes and a variety of flowers, including carnations, columbine, and asters.

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: 334

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

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: 144

View: 812

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

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 998

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

Pencil Drawing / Como Dibujar Con Lapiz

A Complete Kit for Beginners / Un Kit Completo Para Principiantes

Author: Michael Butkus

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 491

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.

The Art of Basic Drawing

Simple step-by-step techniques for drawing a variety of subjects in graphite pencil

Author: William F. Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 605

Filled with easy step-by-step instruction from a variety of artists and a wealth of inspiring images to study and admire, The Art of Basic Drawing shows beginning artists how to draw everything from flowers and still lifes to landscapes, animals, and people. 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 perspective, balance, and texture. Detailed examples of animals, people, flowers, and landscapes will help guide you through the most challenging aspects of drawing almost anything, from basic shapes to realistic details. Some included pencil drawing projects are: Strawberries Bottle and bread still life Flamingo Elephant Giraffe Horse Siberian Husky puppy English Bulldog Clouds Desert landscape Half Dome, Yosemite Woman in profile Man in profile and many more! With a striking new design and refreshed, easy-to-understand instruction, 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 realism in your own pencil drawings. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. The Collector's Series offers approachable, step-by-step art instruction for a variety of mediums and subjects, such as drawing, oil, acrylic, watercolor, cartooning, calligraphy, and more. Perfect for beginning artists, each title features artist tips for drawing or painting anything and everything from people, animals, and still life to flowers, trees, and landscapes.

Drawing: How to Draw 1

Learn to draw step by step

Author: Walter Foster

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 40

View: 524

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 Drawing: 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. Drawing: 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.