Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond: Create Lifelike Portraits, Pets, Landscapes and More

Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond: Create Lifelike Portraits, Pets, Landscapes and More

by Lee Hammond
     
 

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Young at art

Combine the familiar charm of crayons with "grown-up" art techniques for surprisingly realistic results!

Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up! In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a "serious" (if unexpected) art medium. Use

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Young at art

Combine the familiar charm of crayons with "grown-up" art techniques for surprisingly realistic results!

Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up! In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a "serious" (if unexpected) art medium. Use Hammond's easy methods to create striking drawings that feature brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture.

  • 29 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide range of subjects—still life, landscapes, animals and people
  • Simple blending, layering and burnishing techniques translate into remarkably realistic drawings
  • Hammond's graphing and "puzzle piece" theories help you draw any subject with true-to-life results
  • Features great tricks you can pass along to other crayon lovers in your life, regardless of age
You simply won't believe what you can accomplish with this familiar and affordable medium. Rediscover the creative thrill of opening the "big box," and infuse your art with a fresh sense of play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440315121
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/09/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,167,550
File size:
27 MB
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Meet the Author

A professional artist and instructor for 20+ years, Lee Hammond has authored and produced 40+ North Light and ArtistsNetwork.TV products. She has owned and operated the Midwest School of Art in Lenexa, Kansas for six years and now has a studio in Overland Park, Kansas where she teaches. She conducts drawing seminars, gives school lectures and mentors nationwide. Visit her website at LeeHammond.com

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