Let's face it. Sometimes learning the basic techniques of drawing and art can seem boring. Just like in any skill or trade, there are moments and subjects that you would rather glaze over. Creative drawing is most likely not one of those subjects. Learning art philosophy and color theory sounds like taking courses where you're in an old dust-covered room with a teacher just reading through a textbook and putting everyone to sleep. The movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" comes to mind. When I think of creative drawing, I think of the part where Ferris and his friends go...
Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth Creative Illustration Drawing the Head and Hands Three-Dimensional Drawing. All Drawings and text within this book are the property of their respective copyholders and should not be reproduced for any reason.
Drawing may be described as an evolutionary process that is fundamental to communicating ideas. This is also true of fashion drawing, with its distinctive nuances and associations with style. The exciting breadth and diversity of what constitutes fashion drawing today is testimony to the creative vision of fashion designers and fashion illustrators alike.
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.
Shape-mass, on the other hand, demands to be understood as volume structure in three dimensions; this makes it possible to draw the figure in deep space projections, putting the human form into the most inventive and varied conceptions of foreshortening, advancing and receding in space. Conceiving the figure as shape-mass permits the artist to manipulate the figure creatively, part by part, making changes according to his desire.
While many people in business have strong analytic skills creativity has been undervalued in many organizations. The authors draw attention to creative thinking and action and how this can be used to solve business problems and improve performance. They show how some companies have achieved success as a result of creativity and provide a step by step guide for companies and individuals to become more creative. The book also contains numerous scenarios that encourage the reader to solve problems imaginatively and to apply these creative thoughts to their own business problems....
Adobe Creative Suite 2 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is your one-stop guide to creating great graphics with all the cool CS2 tools. Written in a thorough, fun way to show you the basics on how to use each of the programs, you’ll find out just how easy it is to start designing brilliant images and graphics.
"Feline" creative? Show off your artistic prowess with this purr-fect drawing of a cat. You'll be the cream of the crop once you've followed our simple step-by-step guide on how to draw a cartoon cat, so get some pencils in your paws and let's get started!
STEP-1: Creating our Kitty With Some Basic Shapes Learning how to draw a cartoon cat is as simple as chasing a ball of wool!
Do you know how to draw a cartoon cheetah? Quick, blink and you'll miss this awesome athlete! With incredible markings and super-fast speeds, the cheetah is easy to spot (geddit?) – it's keeping up that's the problem! However, once you've followed our simple steps, you'll be up and running after you've learned how to draw a cartoon cheetah the easy way!
STEP-1: No 'Cheeting'! Let's Start with the Basics 'Feline' creative? The first part of learning how to draw a cartoon cheetah is to sketch some basic shapes which will help us create our cool cat. ...
Day or night, learning how to draw a cartoon owl will help your creative skills soar! Follow our simple steps to drawing one of the wisest and most intriguing birds on Earth. Twit twoo! Since the days of Ancient Greece, mankind has associated owls with wisdom and mystery. However, there’s nothing mysterious about our step-by-step guide to drawing one of our feathered friends – follow these instructions and you’ll soon be flying high! Owls have featured in a wide range of cartoons and films, from Disney classics right up to the present day Harry Potter epics. And soon, you’ll...
Why not hatch a plan to learn how to draw a cartoon chick? It's easy if you follow our step-by-step guide and you'll soon be flapping your wings as you impress friends and family with your cracking creative skills!
STEP-1: Coming out of your Shell with some Basic Shapes The first part of our lesson in how to draw a cartoon chick is to sketch some basic shapes which we can then build upon to create our feathered lil' friend. Draw a large circle for the head and sketch two small circles for the eyes. ...
G'day! In this lesson, we're going to take a trip to Australia as we learn how to draw a cartoon kangaroo – it's easy once you've followed our simple steps. So, let's hop to it, pick up our pencils and get started!
STEP-1: The Bouncing Basics of Our Cartoon Kangaroo Are you ready to go 'down under' for some creative fun? Our cartoon kangaroo is all set for a party with her family in Australia – she's even brought along a balloon! So, to get things started, let's sketch out a few basic shapes which will help us as we...
There are many interpretations of freestyle drawing on the Internet these days, and I'm sure if you are reading this than you have probably read them already. Some refer to it as freehand drawing, which is drawing without aids or stencils. Some also describe it as just drawing, or doodling, until the whole picture is filled onto the paper. I, of course, have my own take on freehand drawing as well. Drawing freestyle is basically freehand drawing, but drawing whatever comes to mind. It is more of an organic drawing experience where your mind takes over and your hand...
Drawing a cartoon princess will be a breeze if you've been through the other lessons. However, for those who struggle a bit with creativity and imagination, all you need to do is follow these five steps on your way to a royal success.
Step 1 - The Head and Body As usual, we are going to start our drawing with some basic shapes. Your head will be an oval, almost completely round but not quite. It's going to literally float above our body for now. To create the body, we're creative with our lines. curved arcs that face right, another...
Whether you are a new user of SolidWorks or a professional who wants to
improve your skills, this book was written for you. Learning any software
can be difficult at times. You launch the software for the first time, and you
feel overwhelmed, not knowing how to even start a new document. In 3D CAD
programs, it can be especially difficult. Many times a whole new vocabulary and a
whole new creative environment are introduced.
Adobe® Illustrator® CS4 lets you create artwork for a variety of uses. Illustrator’s drawing
tools let you take advantage of many ways to control color, text, and artwork in your designs.
Illustrator provides you with ways to express your creative ideas and experiment with the
presentation. Illustrator CS4 is also tightly integrated with other Adobe products such as
Photoshop® CS4 and Flash® CS4 Professional.
The language structures we focus on in this collection are ones which our research into classroom practice and feedback from teachers of various nationalities have shown to be particularly difficult to get across successfully- We have not attempted to cover all possible grammar points. But we have tried to include a wide range of techniques which you can draw on when teaching grammar points not covered here.
Flash is now a member of the various flavors of Adobe Creative Suite 3, sharing the
suites with the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Acrobat. This exposes
the tool to many new kinds of creative designers and developers, who will likely
use Flash in ways the current Flash community hasn’t thought of. Whether you’re a
new or existing Flash user, now is a great time to learn or use the software and get
involved with the Flash community online.
Adobe Photoshop is the program of choice for dealing with still images and photographs. Photoshop
has been around since the dawn of time in computer years, so most people picking up this book have
probably used Photoshop before to resize and print photos at least. If you are one of the few who has
not used Photoshop before, never fear: no experience is assumed or required in this book.
You can use Photoshop for so much more than resizing and printing images; Photoshop is an
indispensable tool for enhancing the level of your graphical communication....
Drawing cartoon kids is a little bit different than drawing cartoon people and if you're unfamiliar with basic human proportions it might be a little bit tricky. In this lesson you'll learn about the basic proportions that you need to keep in mind when you're drawing children. This applies for both cartoon kids and realistic kids, though when you're drawing cartoons you always have a lot more room to get creative. Your average human adult is about six to eight heads tall. What this really means is that if you took the head as a measuring unit and stacked...