Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : Mark Willenbrink
  • Publisher : North Light Books
  • Release Date : 2012-06-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1440311447


Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

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 friend...

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : Mark Willenbrink
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-18
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440311543


Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink'sAbsolute 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...

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : Mark Willenbrink
  • Publisher : North Light Books
  • Release Date : 2013-07-26
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1440323356


Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

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 eagl...

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : Mark Willenbrink
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-10-19
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781600616013


Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

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 alo...

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner


  • Author : Claire Watson Garcia
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780823099474


Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Book Description :

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....

Learn How to Draw Faces and Portraits For the Absolute Beginner

Learn How to Draw Faces and Portraits For the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : John Davidson
  • Publisher : JD-Biz Corp Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-05-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781310228117


Learn How to Draw Faces and Portraits For the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

Learn to Draw - Faces and Portraits - For the Absolute Beginner TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: Drawing Tools Basic Head Layout Facial Features Eyes Nose Mouth Measuring Via Eye Size Front view Quarter view Side view/Profile Basic head layout There are few characteristics of a head that is relative to almost everyone, this similarity in measurements will be your guide if you are to construct a face when drawing a portrait. The eyes are positioned below, above or right at the center of the head’s perfect-center level. It is usually aligned with the upper tip of the ear. The head’s space above and below the eyes’ location are equal. The nose wings are usually aligned with the tear ducts, and its nose ball is aligned with the ear lobes (this simil...

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : Carole Massey
  • Publisher : Search Press(UK)
  • Release Date : 2017-12-15
  • Genre: Drawing
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1782214550


Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

"If you have always wanted to learn to draw but lack the confidence to start, [this] is the book for you. The author, Carole Massey, is an accomplished artist with many years' experience of teaching and demonstrating, and even the most hesitant of beginners will soon pick up the skills and techniques needed to start drawing. The book is a complete drawing course, designed to help you progress from simple techniques such as lines, circles, squares and ellipses through to capturing landscapes, figures and buildings."--...

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting


  • Author : Mark Willenbrink
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-08-12
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440337611


The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting Book Description :

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 be...

The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets
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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets


  • Author : Carrie Stuart Parks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-05-16
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440317965


The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets Book Description :

This is the book that can teach anyone to draw (yes, even you!) If you're not getting the kind of true-to-life results you want in your drawings (or if you can't even draw a straight line), Carrie and Rick Parks can help. As award-winning teachers, they have a proven game plan for helping artists of all levels overcome common problems and see immediate improvement in their work. As professional composite artists, they know the tricks and tools for achieving incredibly lifelike results. In this friendly, foolproof guide to drawing, they share it all: • Easy-to-master techniques for achieving a convincing sense of depth • How to draw challenging textures like metal and fur • Putting personality into your portraits • 40+ step-by-step demonstrati...

Learn How to Draw Caricatures   For the Absolute Beginner

Learn How to Draw Caricatures For the Absolute Beginner


  • Author : John Davidson
  • Publisher : JD-Biz Corp Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-05-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781311212283


Learn How to Draw Caricatures For the Absolute Beginner Book Description :

To draw a caricature is to simply draw an image that is very distinguishable to your model/subject’s identity with or without being photographically identical. In early forms of this genre, the type of figures used was animals to represent a certain person. A painting or any type of artwork cannot be called a caricature if the piece does not involve an actual person, because involving a real person as a model is the critical part of this genre. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Quick ink sketches • Caricature of a Child • Head in Profile Establishing Tones/Shade Values Drawing a Face in a Proper Proportion Drawing Caricatures with a Pencil • Using Simple Reference Lines • Starting with a Facial Feature Exaggerating Proportions Caricature of a ...