How to Draw Almost Everything (Almost Everything)

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – May 2016

Not sure how to start your drawing of a flamingo or a flying squirrel? Businessman? Bat? Baobab tree? How to Draw Almost Everything is here to help!

With over 2,000 images, this visual reference book offers instructions for drawing animalspeopleplantsfoodeveryday objectsbuildingsvehiclesclothing, and more. The section on people gives simple tricks for showing emotion (angry, surprised) and action (skipping, doing a handstand). There's also a section on clothing that shows how to draw coats and jacketsshoes and bootsbell-bottoms and skinny jeans. From tricycles to tanker trucks, the book gives tips on drawing all kinds of moving vehicles.

At then end of each chapter, author and artist Chika Miyata challenges you to synthesize what you've learned and create a scene. At the end of the chapter on animals, the challenge is to draw a zoo. At the end of the chapter on food, the challenge is to keep an illustrated food journal.

Each entry is broken down with step-by-step illustrations, making this book perfect for beginners or experienced artists in need of a quick refresher and a great resource for those who want to express themselves through illustration or cartooning.

Each book in the Almost Everything series offers readers a fun, comprehensive, and charmingly illustrated visual directory of ideas to inspire skill building in their creative endeavors.

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ISBN-13: 9781631591402
ISBN-10: 1631591401
Pagini: 224
Ilustrații: illustrations
Dimensiuni: 157 x 203 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.36 kg
Editura: Quarry Books
Seria Almost Everything

Notă biografică

Chika Miyata, born in 1980, is an award winning illustrator. She lives and works in Japan.


INTRODUCTION 4 GETTING STARTED 8 Materials 8 Warm Up: Practice Drawing Lines 12 Warm Up: Practice Drawing Shapes 13 How to Use This Book 14 ANIMALS 15 Terrestrial Animals 16 Aquatic Animals & Fish 31 Birds 42 Bugs & Insects 48 Dinosaurs 54 Challenge #1: Draw a Zoo 60 Unidentified Mysterious Animals 62 PEOPLE 65 Faces 66 Expressions 68 Actions 69 People by Age & Gender 70 Clothing 84 Occupations 88 Famous Faces 94 PLANTS 97 Trees 98 Shrubs 102 Flowers 105 Other Unique Plants 112 FOODS 113 Fruits 114 Vegetables 118 Main Dishes 126 Snacks 136 Drinks 141 Challenge #2: Draw Bottles 141 Packaged Foods 142 Challenge #3: Draw Food Packaging 143 Challenge #4: Make a Food Journal 144 AROUND THE HOUSE 145 Entryway 146 Kitchen 147 Living Room 152 Bedroom 154 Study 155 Bathroom 156 Patio 159 Home Maintenance 160 Challenge #5: Draw Windows and Doors 160 ARCHITECTURE AND SITES 161 Around the Neighborhood 162 Challenge #6: Draw a Street Map 167 Famous Sites in Japan 168 Famous Sites Around the World 171 VEHICLES 177 On the Road 178 On the Tracks 192 In the Air 195 Challenge #7: Draw Vehicles and Landscapes 198 On the Water 200 Other Vehicles 205 SEASONS 209 Everyday Events 210 Challenge #8: Illustrate Your Date Book 211 Holidays & Seasonal Events 212 Weather 215 Chinese Zodiac 218 Astrological Signs 219 Challenge #9: Draw Scenes from Your Favorite Movies 220 Challenge #10: Animal Alphabet 221 AUTHOR'S NOTE 222 ABOUT THE AUTHOR 223