In this valuable book—which also features contributions by acclaimed artist William F. Powell—Walter T. Foster invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to draw a variety of subjects. He explains the materials needed to get started, as well as a number of basic drawing techniques for developing simple drawings—from fruits and flowers to animals and portraits. You'll learn to draw with step-by-step lessons featuring simple instructions and clear demonstrations. And you also will learn techniques for creating various lines and textures, as well as for developing depth and form. With the help of How to Draw 1, anyone can learn to draw!
Recognized as one of America's foremost colorists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes, which he originally conceptualized, designed, and illustrated himself.
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