Draw 50 Animals: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Elephants, Tigers, Dogs, Fish, Birds, and Many More...

Draw 50 Animals: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Elephants, Tigers, Dogs, Fish, Birds, and Many More...

by Lee J. Ames
     
 

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Fifty furry, scaly and feathered friends are here for aspiring young artists to learn how to draw. DRAW 50 ANIMALS is a step by step easy to use drawing book that will help anyone develop their technical drawing skills and build a repertoire of animal subjects. Author Lee J. Ames distinctive drawing method has proven to be successful for children and adults alike

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Fifty furry, scaly and feathered friends are here for aspiring young artists to learn how to draw. DRAW 50 ANIMALS is a step by step easy to use drawing book that will help anyone develop their technical drawing skills and build a repertoire of animal subjects. Author Lee J. Ames distinctive drawing method has proven to be successful for children and adults alike over the past thirty years how to draw everything from animals to airplanes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823085781
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
167,384
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.54(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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Draw 50 Animals

The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Elephants, Tigers, Dogs, Fish, Birds, and Many More...
By Lee J. Ames

Watson-Guptill

Copyright © 2012 Lee J. Ames
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9780823085781

The novice with a musical instrument is frequently taught to play simple melodies as quickly as possible, well before he learns the most elemental scratchings at the surface of music theory. The resultant self-satisfaction, pride in accomplishment, can be a significant means of providing motivation. And all from mimicking an instructor's "DO-as-I-do..."
Mimicry is prerequisite for developing creativitity. We learn the use of our tools by mimicry. Then we can use those tools for creativity. To this end I would offer the budding artist the opportunity to memorize or mimic (rotelike, if you wish) the making of "pictures."

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Meet the Author

LEE J. AMES began his career at Walt Disney Studios and taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and at Dowling College on Long Island. He directed his own advertising agency and has illustrated over 150 books, ranging from preschool picture books to postgraduate texts. A prolific author of more than 30 Draw 50 books, Lee Ames died at the age of 90 in June 2011.

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