How to Draw Almost Everything

An Illustrated Sourcebook

Author: Chika Miyata

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631591401

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Not sure how to start your drawing of a flamingo or a flying squirrel? Businessman? Bat? Baobab tree? How to Draw Almost Everything is here to help! With over 2,000 images, this visual reference book offers instructions for drawing animals, people, plants, food, everyday objects, buildings, vehicles, clothing, and more. The section on people gives simple tricks for showing emotion (angry, surprised) and action (skipping, doing a handstand). There's also a section on clothing that shows how to draw coats and jackets, shoes and boots, bell-bottoms and skinny jeans. From tricycles to tanker trucks, the book gives tips on drawing all kinds of moving vehicles. At then end of each chapter, author and artist Chika Miyata challenges you to synthesize what you've learned and create a scene. At the end of the chapter on animals, the challenge is to draw a zoo. At the end of the chapter on food, the challenge is to keep an illustrated food journal. Each entry is broken down with step-by-step illustrations, making this book perfect for beginners or experienced artists in need of a quick refresher and a great resource for those who want to express themselves through illustration or cartooning.

How to Draw Almost Every Day

An Illustrated Sourcebook

Author: Chika Miyata

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631593772

Category: Art

Page: 224

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The perfect book for budding artists, How to Draw Almost Every Day challenges and inspires you to draw one simple illustration each day of the year. Organized as a calendar, illustrations are presented as daily exercises. Each image is broken down with step-by-step diagrams, making the process easy to understand. You’ll learn to draw items from everyday life, like food and clothing, as well as seasonal images including snowmen and pumpkins. We have also included inspiring project photos to show you how to incorporate the doodles into greeting cards, calendars, invitations, gift wrap, and more!

How to Draw Almost Every Animal

An Illustrated Sourcebook

Author: Chika Miyata

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631593765

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 8733

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Not sure how to start your drawing of a flamingo or a flying squirrel? Boggled by how to draw an antelope, an armadillo, or a cheetah? How to Draw Almost Every Animal is here to help! Have you ever wondered how to draw a hippopotamus? Or a lazy, brown dog? Or a hedgehog? Then this collection of over 75 adorable animals to draw and doodle is just the book for you! This teaching tool does more than just show you completed pictures of the animals. Each illustration is broken down with step-by-step diagrams and helpful tips to truly teach you how to draw. Plus, we’ve included extra images to teach you how to draw animals relaxing in their natural habitats and on the move. A helpful how-to section includes valuable coloring tips and techniques for mastering fur and feather, spots, stripes, scales, spines, and everything else animals are covered in.

How to Draw Everything

Author: Gillian Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910552049

Category:

Page: 128

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How to draw anything and everything, including the kitchen sink . . .Gillian Johnson, the renowned illustrator and artist, invites you to let your inner artist come out to play. Her full-colour drawings and sketches provide a starting point and inspiration for having a go yourself. With unfinished drawings to complete, and plenty of space for you to experiment and improvise, this is a joyous way to discover your untapped artistic talents.Starting with easy projects and quick sketches of the objects around you at home, the book progresses through a series of fun and challenging ideas that you can try for yourself. Whether drawing flowers, hands or faces, or using shading, perspective or different styles, this is a great way to lose your inhibitions and get drawing.

How to Draw a Character

The Foolproof Method

Author: Soizic Mouton

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250170079

Category: Art

Page: 60

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Learn to draw charming characters! Filled with colorful illustrations and step-by-step explanations, How to Draw a Character is the perfect introduction to the art of sketching people. From babies to grandmothers, cyclists to shoppers, How to Draw a Character gives readers the skills to draw any kind of character in any setting. The easy tutorials break down seemingly complicated drawings into simple components, so even beginners will soon be drawing confidently. The book begins with a handful of simple anatomical rules that lend life and realism to the drawings. It goes on to explore all the essential aspects of figure drawing, from capturing emotions to drawing your characters in motion. Equal parts inspiration and tutorial, the charming drawings are sure to spark the imagination. How to Draw a Character will give anyone who’s ever wanted to learn to draw the confidence to pick up a pencil and begin!

Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals

Author: Sachiko Umoto

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610594258

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 457

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Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts—with and without experience—the instruction and inspiration to draw in the Japanese character style. This book is for artists and crafters of all skill levels that want to bring their own illustration to their work. It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements.

How To Draw Anything

Author: Mark Linley

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 0716023318

Category: Art

Page: 160

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If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let Mark Linley inspire you to pick up your pencil and create a magical masterpiece. His positive approach secures quick, accurate results and ever-growing confidence. Learn to look properly and get the basic outlines correct; include the key features but simplify what you see; understand how shading (such as dot stipple or cross-hatching) can transform a sketch; get the eye level right and see how a grid helps with the composition. Whatever you want to draw - a beautiful holiday scene, a lifelike portrait of your family or favourite pet, or even a funny cartoon to illustrate a birthday card - Mark Linley shows, in this new edition of his bestselling book, everything you need to succeed.

How to Draw Cute Stuff

Draw Anything and Everything in the Curest Style Ever

Author: Angela Nguyen

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

ISBN: 9781454925644

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 2315

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Enter Planet Cute--where kids can make any drawing absolutely adorable! Draw anything and everything--people, animals, and things--and make it CUTE. It's easy! Budding artists just have to pick up their pencils, pens, crayons, or gel markers and follow these step-by-step how-to sequences. They'll learn the basics of Japanese kawaii, which emphasizes simple, rounded shapes; faces with large eyes and sweet expressions; and personifying inanimate objects. They'll also master animals, mythical creatures, food, plants, vehicles, and more!

Illustration School: Let's Draw Magical Color

Author: Sachiko Umoto

Publisher: Quarry

ISBN: 1592539173

Category: Art

Page: 112

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DIVThe 4th book in the Illustration School series focuses on the subject colors. A good understanding and use of color is a key skill for artists and designers to master. The popular illustrator Sachiko Umoto's exercises on magical color selection show you how to enjoy colors and express your feelings with colors, with each exercise accompanied by cute illustrations and simple color exercises. Adults and children can equally enjoy and learn how to use colors through this book. /div

The Little Book of Sketching

More Than 100 Quirky and Clever Ideas for Sketching Your Way Through Daily Life

Author: Matt Andrews

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633223930

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 2779

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If you've ever been held captive in a long meeting, sat for hours in a doctor's waiting room, or been stranded at the airport, you're not alone, and this book has the remedy. A journey that both inspires and entertains, The Little Book of Sketching shows you how to pass the time through life's daily events using nothing more than a pencil, a sketchpad, and your imagination. Filled with quirky, witty sketches and plenty of fun, aspiring sketchers will discover how to turn life's boring events into inspired artistic moments. Simple drawing ideas and minimal tools make off-the-cuff sketching accessible to anyone, anywhere. Beginning with a brief introduction to the artist’s process, readers will then be treated to a plethora of scenarios and situations from which to draw inspiration for their own doodled artwork; moreover, the illustrations and prompts are sure to induce a smile, reduce stress, and deliver creative inspiration throughout your daily life.

Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People

Author: Sachiko Umoto

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610594266

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 9491

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Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts—with and without experience—the instruction and inspiration to draw in the Japanese character style. This book is for artists and crafters of all skill levels that want to bring their own illustration to their work. It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements.

Drawing Cute Animals in Colored Pencil

Author: Ai Akikusa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 159253936X

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 4574

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Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing animals using colored pencils, including elephants, polar bears, lions, penguins, and deer, with tips on drawing animal hair and experimenting with colors.

The 1-Minute Artist

Learn to Draw Almost Anything in Six Easy Steps

Author: Rich Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631062549

Category:

Page: 176

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Turn "I can't draw" into "I can draw that in sixty seconds or less!" What can you do with one minute? When you're drawing, a minute is enough to create a world of fun! Send a rocket to the moon! Make a robot and name it something silly like "gorgonzola!" You can even turn your dog into a cartoon character! Using six simple steps, Rich Davis breaks more than 100 sketches into a series of six basic images, showing you how to draw a fast sketch of almost anything. You'll learn to draw all sorts of fun things, from animals and creatures, to cars and flowers. And you can draw them in under a minute! A fun drawing adventure for anyone interested in drawing and doodling, "The 1-Minute Artist" is ideal for building confidence for non-artists of any age. Anyone can draw!

Illustration School: Let's Draw a Story

Author: Sachiko Umoto

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631590936

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Created by one of Japan's most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for colourful illustrations presented in a fun "finish the story" format.

Sketch Your Stuff

200 Things to Draw and How to Draw Them

Author: Jon Stich

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631592669

Category: Art

Page: 160

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Grab your pencil and Sketch your Stuff! Learn how to turn the everyday objects that fill your life into subjects for your sketchbook, allowing you to work on your drawing skills at any moment of the day or night. You'll find over 200 prompts to help you build up strong art skills as you work though the book. These everyday objects are small enough to sketch in minutes, so you can practice quickly and often. Everything you need to know about perspective, observation of shape and form, light and shade, and composition in included. Sketch Your Stuff is a great starting point for the sketching beginner as well as a wonderful source of practice and inspiration for the seasoned artist.

20 Ways to Draw Everything

With 135 Nature Themes from Cats and Tigers to Tulips and Trees

Author: Lisa Congdon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 163159267X

Category:

Page: 288

View: 951

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Be inspired by this fun compilation sketchbook of four favorite volumes from Quarry Books' "20 Ways series!" Designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a fun and sophisticated collection of illustration fun, each spread features 20 inspiring illustrated examples of 135 themes, over 3600 drawings total! From trees and flowers to animals and sea creatures and everything in between. Don't worry, there's tons of room for you to draw your own versions of these amazing doodles right on the pages. This is not a step-by-step technique book - within the pages you'll find drawings simplified, modernized, and reduced to the most basic elements, showing you how simple abstract shapes and forms create the building blocks of any item that you want to draw. Each of the 20 interpretations provides a different, interesting approach to drawing a single item, providing loads of inspiration for your own drawing. These four artists each have a uniquely creative style, resulting in an engaging and motivational practice book that provides a new take on the world of sketching, doodling, and designing.

How to Draw Magical, Monstrous & Mythological Creatures

Discover the magic of drawing more than 20 legendary folklore, fantasy, and horror characters

Author: Bob Berry,Merrie Destefano

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1627889191

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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How to Draw Magical, Monstrous & Mythological Creatures is for artistic tweens who dream about the magical, mystical, and darker side of things. Starting with an introduction to various drawing tools and techniques, the goth-inspired title in the new Walter Foster Studio series for tweens will have enthusastic artists learning to draw their favorite creatures and beasts across three categories, including Magical Characters, Mythological Creatures, and Monsters. From a Manga warrior and a dragon to Medusa and the Boogeyman, aspiring fantasy artists will find inspiration on every page. Additionally, character history, folklore, legends, fun facts, and trivia-driven sidebars add to this fantastic experience.

The Art of Discarding

How to Get Rid of Clutter and Find Joy

Author: Nagisa Tatsumi

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 0316558931

Category: House & Home

Page: 176

View: 9978

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The book that inspired Marie Kondo's The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Nagisa Tatsumi's international bestseller offers a practical plan to figure out what to keep and what to discard so you can get - and stay - tidy, once and for all. Practical and inspiring, The Art of Discarding (the book that originally inspired a young Marie Kondo to start cleaning up her closets) offers hands-on advice and easy-to-follow guidelines to help readers learn how to finally let go of stuff that is holding them back--as well as sage advice on acquiring less in the first place. Author Nagisa Tatsumi urges us to reflect on our attitude to possessing things and to have the courage and conviction to get rid of all the stuff we really don't need, offering advice on how to tackle the things that pile up at home and take back control. By learning the art of discarding you will gain space, free yourself from "accumulation syndrome," and find new joy and purpose in your clutter-free life.

How to Draw Bible Figures

Author: Barbara Soloff Levy

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 048647237X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Uses step-by-step diagrams to show how to draw such Biblical figures as Eve, Noah, Abraham, Samson, Cain, and Gideon.