Drawing For Dummies (2nd edition)



Drawing For Dummies (2nd edition)
The fast and easy way to unleash your inner artist and learn to draw
Holding fast to the simple philosophy that only you can teach yourself to draw, Drawing For Dummies gives you the tools you need to explore the basics and move on to more advanced techniques. It's never too late to unleash the artist within . . . so grab a pad and pencil and let this friendly, hands-on guide put you on the road to self-expression.
Drawing 101 — find out everything you need to know to start drawing, from the supplies you'll need to ideas for findinginspiration
Sharpen your pencil (and your skills) — learn to create dimension on a flat piece of paper, add shading to render light and shadow, add depth, and much more
Let's get digital — discover the world of digital drawing and get guidance on the tools and software used to create sketches and layers with your personal computer
Bring your drawing to life — start experimenting with subject matter to draw still lifes, nature, people, and animals
Open the book and find:
The supplies and techniques you need to create different types of drawings
Ideas and strategies for tackling drawing projects
Free downloadable digitaldrawing tools
How to balance shapes
Tips for creating line drawings
Helpful instruction for creating 3D drawings
Textures and patterns that can enhance your drawing
How to add perspective
Learn to:
Draw animals, people, still life, and more
Master shading, blending, composition,and perspective
Create your drawings from simplegeometric shapes to finished artwork
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