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Idiot’s Guides: Drawing

Idiot’s Guides: Drawing

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Discover the joy of drawing! The 50 easy-to-follow lessons in this clear and comprehensive guide teach you the fundamentals of drawing and help you create your own works of art.


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In it, you get:

  • A primer on the tools you need to draw and the most effective ways to use them.
  • Pointers on using basic two- and three- dimensional shapes to create complex drawings.
  • Tips for drawing everything from people and animals to landscapes and architecture.
  • Easy lessons on mastering perspective, proportion, shading, texture, gradation, and more.
  • Tutorials that use color to make it simple to follow along and learn.

About the Author

David Williams is a graduate of the BFA Fine Arts program at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City and teaches drawing at Ivy Tech Community College. He also leads watercolor and oil painting classes at his studio.