Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781600616013
Release: 2006-10-19
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This inspiring book makes drawing in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink (Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner) cover it all—from choosing materials and the correct way to hold your pencil, to expert advice on the tricky stuff, like getting proportions and perspective right, drawing reflections, and designing strong compositions. (It's not as scary as it sounds…not with Mark and Mary as your guide!) At the heart of this book, a series of fun, hands-on exercises help you practice and perfect your strokes—24 mini-demos lead up to 9 full step-by-step demos. Each exercise builds on the previous one as you develop your skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way. The lessons you learn by drawing simple subjects such as coffee mugs, clouds and trees will help you take on progressively more challenging matter like animals, still lifes, landscapes and portraits…the kinds of subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. This book is just the ticket for budding artists of any age. It's never too early and never too late to discover the pure joy of drawing!

Learn to Draw

Learn to Draw
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Author: John Davidson,Adrian Sanqui
Pages: 88
ISBN: 1495999998
Release: 2013-06-12
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

If you are an artist in search of further knowledge about drawing to enhance your skills, then this is not the book for you. This book is for the individuals who wants to be an artist but know nothing about drawing. I know how it feels when you want to illustrate an idea but you just don't know how to start. And when you finally grabbed the confidence to mark that paper but then it turned out really terrible and you didn't want to show it to anyone. Table of contents INTRODUCTION GETTING STARTED - How to grip a pencil properly - Warming up SKETCHING - Starting with sticks and shapes DETAILING - Design - Texture SHADING - Casting shadows - Hatching - Cross-hatching - Scumbling - Stippling - Smudging and layering Smudging Layering This instructional manual is for making the 'two circles' cat of yours into something more pleasing and distinguishable, for enhancing that sheep which looks like a cloud with a face, for turning your stick figures into cartoons, and more. Learn the very basics of drawing easily by following this step-by-step tutorial and realize that drawing is something that is fun to do, and not something that becomes a cause of frustration. To give you a hint of what this book is all about, look at this short list of tasks that you will learn to properly initiate after reading and following the tutorial. Tasks: -Start with a loose sketch. You need to define the first look of your drawing by sketching it first so it could serve as a pattern for your permanent outlines (defined outlines). If the lay-out of your primary sketch is too far-off from the final piece that you are after, the latter parts are going to be difficult. -Define permanent outlines. Trace your sketch to clearly define the contour shape (primary shape) of your drawing, and clean it up by erasing the sketch markings. -Show/illustrate some texture. Texture contour provides a better portrayal of the shape's dimension values. The details such as scales, fur or any print and texture should curve and flow with the contour shape of your subject and adjust with it accordingly. -Draw the necessary details. Use a variety of line thickness and line weight (given pressure on the pencil) to show the right balance to the whole drawing, use thick lines for the parts that should visually dominate the drawing, and less visible and thin lines for the secondary details and parts that merely describe the object/subject's form.

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781440311444
Release: 2012-06-15
Editor: North Light Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink's Absolute Beginner books have helped thousands of novices tap into their inner artists. In this book, Mark and Mary help the beginning artist take on portraits, showing that absolutely anyone can draw faces. Their encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction style makes learning fun—you'll be amazed by how quickly you achieve impressive results. You may be a beginner now, but not for long! Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner covers everything from warming up with sketches, and capturing facial expressions, to framing your finished work. Page by page, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to draw lifelike portraits of your friends and family. What's Inside: A simple two-stage approach to drawing portraits: sketch a likeness, then build up values to bring it to life Step-by-step instruction for drawing eyes, noses, mouths, hairstyles, hands, glasses and other tricky elements 13 complete demonstrations featuring a range of ages and ethnicities Tips for evoking more personality in your portraits by using props, costumes and accessories

Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Mark Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: PSU:000060627032
Release: 2003-10-07
Editor: North Light Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With Mark Willenbrink's golden touch, new artists really can have fun while they master the basics of watercolor. This highly visual guide shows absolute beginners how to express their creative sides through painting.Even people who've never picked up a brush will be amazed at how easy it is to complete their first project. This book walks readers through such essential topics as materials, value, color and composition. There are also helpful demonstrations on proper brush technique and planning a painting.In the second part of the book, Willenbrink leads budding artists through 15 rewarding projects. Readers are sure to come away with a painting they'd be proud to give as a gift or hang on the wall!

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting
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Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781440337611
Release: 2014-08-12
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Everyone can draw and paint, including you! Even if you have never drawn or painted before, you can start creating your own beautiful artwork. Let the Willenbrinks show you how! Beginning with materials and basic techniques, these pages will teach you everything you need to know to get started in drawing, watercolors and oil painting. Follow along with 75+ demonstrations and mini-demonstrations as you learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of subjects: people, landscapes, buildings, still life and more. Every essential art topic is covered, from sketching and shading to composition and color. Simple step-by-step instruction and many enormously useful lessons and tips will have you making your own masterpieces in no time! You may be an absolute beginner, but great results are absolutely within reach!

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner
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Author: Claire Watson Garcia
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780823099474
Release: 2009
Editor: Watson-Guptill

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For beginning painters, this resource guide provides a series of lessons including an introduction to line, paint consistency, and color; creating dimension with drawing and painting values; and the essentials for painting still lifes, landscapes, and face and figures. Original.

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1440323356
Release: 2013-07-26
Editor: North Light Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Have you ever experienced the peace of walking through the woods or the excitement of a storm gathering on a beach? Artwork provides the ability for us to capture those moments and share them with others. Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner offers a great beginner's course on drawing nature. In their fun and friendly teaching style, Mark and Mary Willenbrink show you how to realistically capture the world around you. All you need to get started are some simple supplies, basic techniques, and inspiration. From field to forest, beach or mountain, begin with a structural sketch, apply values and textures, and, before you know it, you'll be drawing everything you see. You'll even learn how to render favorite wildlife such as chipmunks, deer and eagles! Follow along with easy step-by-step demonstrations to draw rocks, seashells, butterflies and even more developed nature scenes. Gain a working understanding of key concepts such as perspective, value and composition. Discover simple tools and tips you can use right away to improve your art. Your artistic journey can be as pleasant as your final destination with drawing instruction meant for everyone.

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
Available:
Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781600616013
Release: 2006-10-19
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This inspiring book makes drawing in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink (Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner) cover it all—from choosing materials and the correct way to hold your pencil, to expert advice on the tricky stuff, like getting proportions and perspective right, drawing reflections, and designing strong compositions. (It's not as scary as it sounds…not with Mark and Mary as your guide!) At the heart of this book, a series of fun, hands-on exercises help you practice and perfect your strokes—24 mini-demos lead up to 9 full step-by-step demos. Each exercise builds on the previous one as you develop your skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way. The lessons you learn by drawing simple subjects such as coffee mugs, clouds and trees will help you take on progressively more challenging matter like animals, still lifes, landscapes and portraits…the kinds of subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. This book is just the ticket for budding artists of any age. It's never too early and never too late to discover the pure joy of drawing!

You Can Draw in 30 Days

You Can Draw in 30 Days
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Author: Mark Kistler
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780786727230
Release: 2011-01-04
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Learn to draw in 30 days with Emmy award-winning PBS host Mark Kistler Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent--anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler as your guide, you'll learn the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, and have fun along the way--in just 20 minutes a day for a month. Inside you'll find: Quick and easy step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from simple spheres to apples, trees, buildings, and the human hand and face More than 500 line drawings, illustrating each step Time-tested tips, techniques, and tutorials for drawing in 3-D The 9 Fundamental Laws of Drawing to create the illusion of depth in any drawing 75 student examples to help gauge your own progress

Pen and Ink Drawing Workbook Vol 1 2

Pen and Ink Drawing Workbook Vol 1 2
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Author: Rahul Jain
Pages: 70
ISBN: 1986385752
Release: 2018-03-15
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With simple pen lines, you can bring a pleasing landscape to life. This workbook will teach you how. Drawing simple landscapes with pen and ink is a great way to spend your time creatively and is surprisingly easy to learn. In this workbook, accomplished pen and ink artist Rahul Jain shows you step by step how you can draw simple landscapes with pen & ink. No prior experience or any fancy drawing pen is needed. Just pick up an ordinary gel pen and try activities in this workbook and discover how easy and fun it is to draw simple pleasing landscapes with pen and ink Fully illustrated examples with hands on exercises that can be done directly in the workbook. Try it today

The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing

The Complete Beginner s Guide to Drawing
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Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781633221048
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Matthew Palmer
Pages: 128
ISBN: 184448825X
Release: 2014
Editor: Search PressLtd

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This text is a comprehensive course in watercolour landscape painting by Matthew Palmer. It begins with excellent advice for the beginner, including easy drawing for painting, composition, easy perspective, light and shade, colour and more

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner
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Author: Mark Willenbrink
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1600617840
Release: 2010-09-01
Editor: North Light Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The quick-start guide to great results! Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings. Mini demonstrations break down fundamental painting techniques in a clear, common sense way 12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraits The bonus DVD-workshop features the author creating two paintings from start to finish You'll learn tricks for keeping the greens in your landscapes looking fresh, advantages to working with water-soluble oil paints, simple tips for dynamic compositions and other expert advice to make your introduction to oil painting the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Pastels for the Absolute Beginner

Pastels for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Rebecca de Mendonca
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1782215638
Release: 2019-11-12
Editor: Absolute Beginner Art

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

If you have ever wanted a complete course in using pastels but lacked the confidence to start, then Pastels for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you. Take your first steps with pastels and learn how to produce modern, lively and colorful artwork with this exciting art medium. This book is a complete course in using pastels. Step-by-step exercises and longer projects help you to build essential skills and allow you to produce a range of subjects, including landscapes, still life and animals. Vital drawing skills are explained and demonstrated, along with a section on color theory and a huge wealth of finished artwork to give you ideas and inspiration for your own future pastel work.

Drawing Frogs Volume 2 How to Draw Frogs For the Beginner

Drawing Frogs Volume 2   How to Draw Frogs For the Beginner
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Author: Adrian Sanqui,John Davidson
Pages: 55
ISBN: 9781311581051
Release: 2015-09-06
Editor: Mendon Cottage Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Table of Contents Drawing tools Pencils Charcoal pencils Mechanical pencil Sharpener Erasers Smudge sticks Coloring materials Drawing a Common Frog Common Gestures Purple Fluorescent Frog Red-eyed Tree Frog Strawberry Poison Dart Frog Blue Poison Dart Frog Author Bio Publisher

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Composition

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner  Composition
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Author: Mark Willenbrink
Pages: 132
ISBN: 9781440323096
Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This e-book contains nine detailed step-by-step demonstrations on composition, texture, perspective and storytelling and includes a glossary of common art terms. It is based on Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (North Light 2006) by Mark and Mary Willenbrink.

How To Draw

How To Draw
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Author: M. Usman,John Davidson
Pages: 47
ISBN: 9781310088896
Release: 2016-02-14
Editor: Mendon Cottage Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Table of Contents Preface DRAWING CONCEPTS Chapter # 1: The Concept Behind The Art Of Drawing Chapter # 2: Drawing Techniques (a.) Observational drawing (b.) Memory drawing (c.) Imagination drawing Chapter # 3: Sketching THE RELEVANCE OF DRAWING AND COMMON MISTAKES Chapter # 4: Usefulness Of Drawing Art Kindles brain development Assists in problem solving Generates earnings Brings people together Enables one to love learning and be creative Develops one’s confidence Alleviates stress It acts as a means of communication It is a form of leisure activity Chapter # 5: Common Drawing Mistakes Being afraid of shading dark Using the wrong pencil to draw Using the wrong paper for drawing Having the wrong drawing proportion Drawing pets from your eye level Aligning the facial feature Pencil lines Chapter # 6: How to improve your drawing skills Drawing repeatedly Look at other drawings Draw from other drawings Keeping a sketchbook Draw from existing photographs Taking drawing classes Creative Drawing Tips BASIC DRAWING THEORIES Chapter # 7: Understanding basic drawing presumptions Know How To Hold A Pencil Draw what you see Draw often Chapter # 8: Steps Of Simple Observational Drawing Chapter #9: Steps Of Memory Drawing Chapter #10: Drawing From Imagination Conclusion About the Author Publisher Preface Drawing is an art where images are produced. Drawing can be all about creativity. Drawing is one major form of expression within the visual arts. Drawing is often explanatory, with considerable emphasis on observation, problem solving, and composition. Drawing is one of the oldest forms of human expression with evidence for its existence. There are many reasons as to why people draw: satisfactions being one of the reasons, the satisfaction people get when they see your painting of them, the satisfaction they get and the satisfaction you get when you see them happy for that painting you have made, it’s like giving of a gift to the ones you love. Drawing is a workmanship or method through which one produces images on a surface, in most cases the surface is usually a paper plane. For one to ace the art of drawing, time as an investment is required, as there are numerous drawing lessons that one needs to learn. In order to love this art, you need to make drawing a part of your day to day routine. So many individuals believe that for one to be a flawless drawer, the skill ought to be characteristically inborn or hereditary. However, this isn't usually the case; drawing can and ought to be for everyone, it is a skill that can be practiced by anyone. Anybody can draw, as long as you have the desire and will to at least try. All you need to do is to be educated on the vital drawing rules and regulations in order for you to ace this lovely craftsmanship.

Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner

Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner
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Author: Charles Evans
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1782213988
Release: 2017-12-22
Editor: Absolute Beginner Art

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Book issued with 12 perforated pages of outline drawings.

App Inventor 2

App Inventor 2
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Author: David Wolber,Hal Abelson,Ellen Spertus,Liz Looney
Pages: 362
ISBN: 9781491907238
Release: 2014-10-13
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Yes, you can create your own apps for Android devices—and it’s easy to do. This extraordinary book introduces you to App Inventor 2, a powerful visual tool that lets anyone build apps. Learn App Inventor basics hands-on with step-by-step instructions for building more than a dozen fun projects, including a text answering machine app, a quiz app, and an app for finding your parked car! The second half of the book features an Inventor’s Manual to help you understand the fundamentals of app building and computer science. App Inventor 2 makes an excellent textbook for beginners and experienced developers alike. Use programming blocks to build apps—like working on a puzzle Create custom multi-media quizzes and study guides Design games and other apps with 2D graphics and animation Make a custom tour of your city, school, or workplace Control a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robot with your phone Build location-aware apps by working with your phone’s sensors Explore apps that incorporate information from the Web

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Introduction

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner  Introduction
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Author: Mark Willenbrink
Pages: 130
ISBN: 9781440323072
Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

You won’t be disappointed with the basic instruction based on the popular print book Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (North Light 2006) by Mark and Mary Willenbrink. Learn all you need to know about getting started sketching and drawing including materials, basic techniques and perspective. Also includes a glossary of common art terms. The Absolute Beginner series of e-books will inspire anyone who wants to make art to create realistic artwork for any subject, including still life, landscapes, animals and people.