Pirate lore and legend has been a fixation for centuries, and pirates have appeared in everything from literature and theme park rides to film and television movies. Now kids can learn how to draw these swashbuckling characters with the easy step-by-step instructions provided in Learn to Draw Pirates, Vikings and Ancient Civilizations. The book opens with brief information for getting started, the materials needed, and some sample drawing exercises for warming up. Each page of this colorful learn-to-draw book offers simple instructions for drawing a variety of seafaring pirates, sea monsters, a treasure chest, a parrot, and more! From a pirate captain and a sea serpent to majestic ships with billowing sails, aspiring artists will find much adventure as they follow the instructions for each drawing lesson. Each drawing lesson begins with a basic shape, such as a circle or an oval. Then each step builds upon the last and progresses to a finished final color artwork. In addition, several projects are accompanied by interesting tidbits, so kids also learn fun facts about real-life characters and pirate legends as they draw them. Learn to Draw Pirates, Vikings and Ancient Civilizations is the perfect way for children to discover more about these scavengers of the high seas by learning historical facts about real people, as well as express their creativity in drawing and coloring their favorite characters.
Bob Berry has been an artist, illustrator, and character and graphic designer for more than 15 years. While the mainstay of Bob Berry's work is for children's publishing and textbooks, Bob has also provided art and illustration for CDs, children's games, toy packaging, and more. Visit bobberryillustration.com.