Learn to draw all of your favorite military vehicles--step by step!
Perfect for young artists-in-training, Learn to Draw Military Machines offers a comprehensive drawing experience that includes step-by-step lessons, as well as full-color photographs, fun facts, trivia, quizzes, and much more. Children will enjoy the 64 pages of drawing instruction for a variety of military vehicles, including the B-52 Bomber, the M1 Abrams Battle Tank, and the stealth fighter jet. The book opens with a brief description of how to get started, using basic drawing tools and some sample drawing exercises to warm up. Each drawing lesson begins with a basic shape, such as a square, circle, or triangle, and progresses to a finished piece of artwork, making it easy for children to follow along. Along the way, engaging text describes interesting facts about each vehicle and what it is used for. With a mix of art instruction and fun trivia, Learn to Draw Military Machines is the perfect way for children to discover more about their favorite vehicles, in addition to developing their artistic talents.
For more than 30 years, Tom LaPadula has illustrated for national and international magazines, advertising agencies, and publishing houses. He has exhibited in numerous group shows throughout the country, and his paintings are included in many private collections. Tom holds a BFA from Parsons School of Design and earned his MFA from Syracuse University. Learn more at www.tomlapadula.com.
"All a reader needs is a pad, a sharp pencil, and a love of military history for...hours of engaging entertainment."