Subtitle Well-explained, practice-oriented drawing instruction for the beginning artist
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Big School of Drawing allows beginning artists to get started drawing anything and everything, from flowers and still life to animals, people, landscapes, and more! Learn to develop your sketches from basic shapes, adding texture and shading step by step to create realistic, three-dimensional drawings.
Perfect for beginners, this 192-page reference guide explains everything you need to get started, from choosing the right materials to basic drawing techniques and step-by-step lessons. Experiment with different pencils, drawing tools, and erasers as you learn to create depth and realism with shading techniques, perspective, and texture. Then follow along as you use those pencil techniques to create detailed drawings, step by easy step.
With more than 1,000 step-by-step drawings for you to reference, Big School of Drawing covers:
Sketching from basic shapes
Adding shading, texture, and highlights
Creating depth and realism
Perspective and foreshortening
How to draw flowers, still life, and landscapes
How to draw animals, horses, dogs, and cats
How to draw people, portraits, and more
With helpful tips and easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, Big School of Drawing is the perfect series for beginning artists ready to grab a pencil and get started drawing. With practice, you’ll soon be able to create your own realistic pencil drawings. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Also available as a companion: Big School of Drawing Workbook, a 112-page interactive workbook allowing artists to practice their step-by-step drawing skills directly inside the book.