It was at an art workshop organized by ConceptArt.org (a forumthat promotes, develops, and showcases concept art for illustra-tion, lm, and game production), when I saw artists like AndrewJones demonstrate the amazing ability to create lifelike charac-ters straight from their imaginations, that I began to question mylack of traditional art training.
Ebook Art lab for little kids is the perfect book for both parents and teachers who are seeking enriching and unique experiences to offer this age group. The Labs can be used as singular projects, or used to build up to a year of hands-on fine art experiences. Each Lab also features the work of a prominent artist for inspiration. The book begins with an introduction on materials and setting up a space for making art.
The practice of drawing…distilled to its essential elements.In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that
The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style.
His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
Drawing the Head and Hands is the second in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.
Color and shapes make up the world we live in. Children and
adults alike can find hours and hours of enjoyment by
contributing to the world with drawings and paintings -
creating a fun, as well as educational, pastime for the whole
family. Art can make a rainy day inside fly by or a hard day
at school or work be forgotten.
With only a pencil, paper, and this book, anyone can learn to
draw effortless animals, people, and 3-D objects. The steps
are designed to be easy to follow and understand. You can
combine these animals, people, and shapes into entire
pictures full of life and action.
The Metropolitan Museum takes delight in providing educational programs for the general public and especially for teachers and their students. We are pleased to offer this comprehensive resource, which contains texts, posters, slides, and other materials about outstanding works of Egyptian art from the MuseumÕs collection. The texts draw upon the truly impressive depth of knowledge of the curators in our Department of Egyptian Art, especially Dorothea Arnold, James Allen, Catharine H. Roehrig, and Marsha Hill....
Among all the subjects which the art student is called upon to draw, none is more complex than the human head. the head presents subtleties og form, structure, and proportion which are a continuing challenge not only to art students but to professionals.
Although the age-old art of pencil drawing is the basic foundation of all the visual arts, its elemental beauty allows it to stand on its own. And pencil art is amazingly versatile—it can range from simple, unshaded contour line drawings to complex, fully rendered compositions with a complete range of tonal values. The projects in this book are taken from some of the most popular drawing books in Walter Foster's How to Draw and Paint Series. And because all the successful artists featured in this book have developed their own special approach to drawing, there are countless lessons to be...
An understanding of perspective is mandatory for all students and professionals involved with represntational drawing. This includes a wide variety of fields such as: Illustration, Interior Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Engineering Design, Scenic Design and even Fine Arts
From the subtleties of emotion conveyed by facial expressions to the limitless number of shapes the human form can take, people are some of the most captivating subjects to draw. Knowing how to capture a human likeness also gives you the confidence to explore a wider range of subjects and compositions in your drawing adventures. In the following pages, you'll learn the basic principles of drawing figures, from finding the proper proportions to sketching profiles and studying the movements of the human body.
You can discover beautiful landscapes almost anywhere—in your vacation photographs, at local parks, and even in your own backyard! Throughout the following lessons, you'll learn how to draw any outdoor scene, from rushing rapids to lush foliage and majestic mountains. You'll learn how to choose suitable subjects, create a sense of depth through perspective, and utilize varying points of view. You'll also discover simple techniques for developing common landscape elements—such as trees, clouds, rocks, and water—and how to apply a variety of shading methods to convey a sense of realism.
This compilation of some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist's Library series titles gives artists the perfect introduction to the basics of drawing. The Art of Basic Drawing contains fundamental information about tools and techniques, as well as a number of inspiring step-by-step lessons. With instruction and advice from five different accomplished artists, this book showcases a range of styles for beginners to imitate.
Still life drawings offer a great opportunity to learn and practice a variety of drawing skills, including developing form, applying shading, and using perspective. Still life compositions traditionally depict a carefully arranged grouping of a number of household objects, such as fruit, vegetables, glassware, or pottery—all of which offer a wide range of textures, sizes, and shapes.
One of the most popular drawing guides ever published, The Art of Drawing has been an informative and thorough guide to several generations of aspiring artists. For fifty years, Willy Pogany has given the main principles of drawing in a simple, constructive way. By following the sequences laid out in the lessons, students quickly master the art of drawing.
As a further aid, Pogany gives a complete anatomical description of the body for each section, including a list of all bones and a description of the muscles and their uses.