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Amazing Crayon Drawing with Lee Hammond
Amazing Crayon Drawing with Lee Hammond

In this unique book, artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids but can hold their own as a serious (if unexpected) art medium. She shares her easy methods for creating striking drawings filled with brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture. Paperback. 112 pages.

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Art Answers: Drawing and Sketching
Art Answers: Drawing and Sketching

What pencil should be used to create a particular effect? How best to fix a mistake? This comprehensive book about drawing and sketching provides practical answers to the questions that every artist asks in the studio.

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Art for Kids: Drawing in Color
Art for Kids: Drawing in Color

This book is an entertaining combination of practical information with fun, hands-on exercises, as budding artists see how easy it is to create original, vivid pictures using everything from colored pencils and markers to watercolor, pastel, and paint.

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The Art of Cartooning & Illustration
The Art of Cartooning & Illustration

The Art of Cartooning & Illustration is an all-inclusive resource that teaches you not only the basics of traditional cartooning and animation, but how to write storylines, create gags, and develop your unique cartooning style.

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The Art of the Doodle
The Art of the Doodle

Doodles become art in this beautiful guided art journal, which provides instruction on how to doodle as well as an elegant place to experiment. Six chapters cover everything from paisleys, flowers, and butterflies to letters, mandalas, and geometrics.

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Barron's Drawing with Charcoal, Chalk, and Sanguine Crayon
Barron's Drawing with Charcoal, Chalk, and Sanguine Crayon

Barron's Drawing with Charcoal, Chalk, and Sanguine Crayon provides a series of projects, presented in order of difficulty, and supplemented with practical suggestions, ideas, and techniques.

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Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy
Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

Here is a complete drawing book for the beginning artist that gives you all the tools you need to build a solid foundation in art. Paperback. 160 pages.

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

This book makes drawing easy enough for complete beginners while also offering advanced students lots of great information for refining their skills.

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Creative Doodling & Beyond
Creative Doodling & Beyond

Creative Doodling & Beyond features a variety of fun projects, prompts, exercises, and ideas to get your doodle juices flowing, and also provides inspiration for bringing doodling into your wider creative practice.

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Creative Illustration & Beyond
Creative Illustration & Beyond

From illustrating characters and stylizing everyday objects to creating dynamic layouts and intricate word art, Creative Illustration & Beyond captivates doodlers and illustrators from the very first colorful and interactive page.

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Drawing and Designing Tattoo Art
NEW! Drawing and Designing Tattoo Art

Tattooing is an art form like no other — wearable, indelible, and totally unique, each work made upon a living and ever-moving "canvas." Now you can learn how to create your own bold, original tattoo designs with Drawing and Designing Tattoo Art by master ink pusher Fip Buchanan.

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Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals
Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals

If you want to have loads of fun while improving your drawing skills, expanding your creativity, and learning new art techniques, Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals is the perfect book for you.

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

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 cover it all - from choosing materials, to expert advice on the tricky stuff.

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Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists
Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists - 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun

Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists provides a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life. She offers those interested in drawing a fun way to learn and gain expertise through experimentation and play.

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The Drawing Mind
The Drawing Mind

Deborah Putnoi's interactive sketchbook helps artists reconnect to the open, nonjudgmental creative state that she calls The Drawing Mind.

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - The Definitive, 4th Edition

Translated into more than 17 languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book.

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Drawing Still Lifes
Drawing Still Lifes

With Drawing Still Lifes, beginning artists can learn everything they need to draw realistic compositions using graphite pencil.

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Drawing: Landscapes & Vistas
Drawing: Landscapes & Vistas

From tools and materials to basic drawing techniques, this complete guide shows aspiring artists how to draw a variety of beautiful landscape subjects using various mediums including pencil, charcoal, and ink.

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How to Draw and Paint Aircraft Like a Pro
How to Draw and Paint Aircraft Like a Pro

Let one of the world's greatest aircraft artists show you how to turn your airplane doodles into aviation masterpieces. Author - Andy Whyte, with text by Charlie Cooper and Ann Cooper.

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How to Draw Cars Like a Pro 2nd Edition
How to Draw Cars Like a Pro 2nd Edition

In this long-awaited follow-up to How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, renowned car designer Thom Taylor goes back to the drawing board to update his classic book with all-new illustrations, and to expand on such topics as the use of computers in design today.

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How to Draw Crazy Cars & Mad Monsters Like a Pro
How to Draw Crazy Cars & Mad Monsters Like a Pro

Award-winning car-designer Thom Taylor and legendary kustom culture figure Ed Newton reveal the tricks and techniques used by masters past and present to render these whack rods and their "warts-and-all" drivers.

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How to Draw from Photographs
How to Draw from Photographs

Photographs are valuable reference tools when drawing involves variables such as weather, movement, and lighting. Beginning artists can learn to draw animals, people, landscapes, and still lifes that look so real you can almost reach out and touch them.

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How to Draw Steampunk
How to Draw Steampunk

Enter a world where fashion is Victorian punk, technology hasn’t surpassed the steam engine, and inventors’ workshops are filled with bizarre gadgets. This is steampunk — an intriguing new genre that is fueling a growing subculture and making its presence known in mainstream media.

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How to Draw What You See
How to Draw What You See

This classic premise may unlock talent. By first defining the basic shape of an object, such as a cube, cylinder, cone, or sphere, you can more easily draw and build it into a still-life, a landscape, or figure. Includes 220 black-and-white illustrations.

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How to Paint: Drawing Techniques
How to Paint: Drawing Techniques

In this book, Quentin de la Bédoyère offers practical advice on choosing materials that includes when, why, and how to use pencil, charcoal, and sanguine crayon. He teaches how to build basic skills such as scribble shading, cross-hatching, and blending.

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How to See, How to Draw
How to See, How to Draw - Keys to Realistic Drawing

Imagine having the ability to draw any subject with precision, detail, and expression. With "How to See, How to Draw," artists of all levels can learn how to draw a wide variety of subjects such as portraits, landscapes, animals, and still lifes. Paperback. 160 pages.

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Illustrating Children's Books
Illustrating Children's Books

This book focuses on the importance of drawing, then covers most of the media used to illustrate children's books: watercolor, acrylic, collage, prints and even computer-based illustration.

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Just Draw It!
Just Draw It!

Individual exercises focus on a different approach to drawing precisely what the eye sees — rapid sketches of moving objects, detailed observation of tones and shadow, exercises that teach rules of perspective, and much more.

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Keys to Drawing with Imagination
Keys to Drawing with Imagination

This is a book that can help artists at all skill levels gain confidence and enhance their creativity. It contains a gallery of hundreds of inspiring examples by artists ranging from R. Crumb to Maya Lin. Expert instruction plus over 40 exercises.

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Learn to Draw Planes, Choppers & Watercraft
Learn to Draw Planes, Choppers & Watercraft

Learn to Draw Planes, Choppers & Watercraft makes it easy for kids to draw a wide range of exciting, realistically rendered moving machines. Using basic shapes as a starting point, the book demonstrates how to draw by building up forms, resulting in lifelike finished drawings. Ages 6 and older.

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Lee Hammond's Big Book of Drawing
Lee Hammond's Big Book of Drawing

Learn how to draw people, animals, flowers, and nature after reading Lee Hammond's instructional book. Clear, basic steps can turn any beginner into an artist.

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Lessons in Classical Drawing:
Lessons in Classical Drawing: - Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier

This book conveys a start-to-finish overview of the drawing experience and shows what to tackle when first starting a drawing and then how to lay the groundwork for each subsequent step in creating a well-crafted drawing. Hardcover. 208 pages. Author - Juliette Aristides.

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Mastering Sketching
Mastering Sketching - A Complete Course in 40 Lessons

Author Judy Martin guides you along the path to becoming comfortable sketching at your own pace, with exercises to help you from the first time you pick up a piece of paper to the point where you have finished perfecting your skills. Paperback. 176 pages.

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New Illustration with Type
New Illustration with Type

New Illustration with Type explores the very best of contemporary illustrated and decorative type from around the world. Showcasing the work of more than 35 innovative artists and designers, it presents the wide range of approaches and materials that are redefining typography today. 176 pages.

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North Light Books and DVDs
North Light Books and DVDs

Enjoy exceptional savings on brand new titles from North Light Books. The titles we've selected are "hot off the presses".

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One Drawing a Day
One Drawing a Day

One Drawing a Day includes 46 inspiring exercises that make up a complete six-week course. Each was developed by one of eight talented professional illustrators, based upon one of his or her own drawings.

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Pencil Drawing Step by Step
NEW! Pencil Drawing Step by Step

For anyone who wants to master realistic drawing techniques in the iconic medium of graphite, Pencil Drawing Step by Step provides a fresh, contemporary approach enhanced by plenty of inspiration and encouragement.

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Playing with Sketches
Playing with Sketches

By encouraging you to break the rules, collaborate, and more, Playing with Sketches is sure to inspire many meaningful insights for your drawing practice. Eventually you create a “toolkit” of ideas and skills developed through the process of play.

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Sketching People
Sketching People - Life Drawing Basics

This comprehensive course on drawing from life is based on classic principles. It teaches you essential techniques for drawing figures, clothing, and expressions, so you can build successfully from simple to more complex topics. Paperback. 128 Pages.

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Starting Out Drawing
Starting Out Drawing

Learn the basics of drawing in this "how-to" book designed for adult beginners. Each book in the "Starting Out" series covers basic materials and techniques, and is suitable for an adult beginner. Author-Mike Butkus. Paperback. 32 pages.

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The Visual Language of Drawing
The Visual Language of Drawing - Lessons on the Art of Seeing

Featuring the insights of 15 current and former instructors of the Art Students League of New York, this stunning volume reassesses the art of drawing not as a technique, but as the essential grammar of all visual thinking. Hardcover. 208 Pages.

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Walter Foster The Art Of Series
Walter Foster The Art Of Series

Whether your interest lies in drawing animals, people, or fantasy characters - or in refining your watercolor, oil painting, or acrylic techniques, you'll find inspiration in the instruction shared by the accomplished artists of The Art Of series.

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Walter Foster Artist's Library Series
Walter Foster Artist's Library Series

The books in this series have helped many students expand their creativity, overcome technical obstacles, and explore new media. Each book focuses on the materials and methods of a specific medium, and provides step-by-step demonstrations, helpful tip

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Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy Series
Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy Series

The Drawing Made Easy series introduces budding artists to the fundamentals of pencil drawing by simplifying even the most complex concepts and making it easy for the beginner to gain an in-depth understanding of this very versatile medium.

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Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Flowers in Colored Pencil
Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Flowers in Colored Pencil

Inside, artist Cynthia Knox teaches her method of developing a colored pencil drawing through simple step-by-step demonstrations, with helpful tips and tricks sprinkled throughout. She also discusses basic flower shapes, anatomy, photographing references, and setting up dynamic still lifes.

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Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Getting Started
Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Getting Started

Join the ranks of Degas, Van Gogh, and da Vinci in helping to perpetuate the virtually forgotten art of pencil drawing. This inaugural title from Walter Foster's Drawing Made Easy series introduces aspiring artists to the fundamentals of graphite drawing.

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Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Realistic Textures
Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Realistic Textures

With step-by-step projects that are designed to help sharpen skills and heighten confidence, Realistic Textures demonstrates simple techniques for rendering the textures of everyday objects, such as metal, wood, plastic, hair, fur, feathers, and more.

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Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Shortcuts & Artists’ Secrets
Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Shortcuts & Artists’ Secrets

Inside this guide, accomplished artist Diane Cardaci guides readers through several shortcuts to drawing realistically — from projecting and using the grid method to utilizing a computer. A step-by-step project accompanies each drawing technique, so readers can test out the methods firsthand.

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Walter Foster How To Series
Walter Foster How To Series Clearance!

Each how-to paperback book is an introduction to a basic drawing and painting technique. Step-by-step instructions also cover the gamut of subjects, from animals to people of the world in pencil. (Walter Foster).

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Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series
Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series

Geared to children age six and older, Walter Foster’s award-winning “Learn to Draw” series helps young artists draw their favorite subjects with creativity and confidence by taking the mystery out of drawing.

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Walter Foster Watch Me Draw Series
Walter Foster Watch Me Draw Series

These engaging, step-by-step drawing and story books have exciting subjects that will inspire kids to draw. The included flip-down drawing pad is preprinted with 11 unfinished drawings for kids to complete, making drawing more fun and less intimidating.

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You Can Draw Anything
You Can Draw Anything

If you look, really look, and see the lines and shapes that things are made of, you can draw anything! Through step-by-step guidance, helpful tips, and lots of pictures, You Can Draw Anything shows kids how.

Price: $8.99
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