Draw 50 Birds: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Chickadees, Peacocks, Toucans, Mallards, and Many More of Our Feathered Friends

Draw 50 Birds: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Chickadees, Peacocks, Toucans, Mallards, and Many More of Our Feathered Friends

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by Lee J. Ames, Tony D'Adamo
     
 

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Draw 50 Birds teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames brings together dozens of birds from around the world, including the puffin, the peacock, the dodo bird, the dove, the great horned owl, and even the common chicken. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made…  See more details below

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Draw 50 Birds teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames brings together dozens of birds from around the world, including the puffin, the peacock, the dodo bird, the dove, the great horned owl, and even the common chicken. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Even the youngest artists can make these feathered friends. It's easy to enjoy the company of your favorite feathered friends when it's done the Draw 50 way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823085996
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,155,160
File size:
34 MB
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As you work, it's a good idea, from time to time, to hold a mirror to your sketch. The image in the mirror frequently shows distortion you might not recognize otherwise.
In the book you will notice that the new step additions (in color) are printed darker so they can be clearly identified. But be sure to keep all of your construction steps very lighty. Here's where the kneaded eraser can be useful. You can lighten a pencil stroke that is too dark by pressing on it with the eraser.  

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, New York. He directed his own advertising agency and illustrated over 150 books, ranging from preschool picture books to postgraduate textbooks. 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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Draw 50 Birds: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Chickadees, Peacocks, Toucans, Mallards, and Many More of Our Feathered Friends 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like it. The pictures are a little bit hard to see though. One of the first books I got on this Nook. I hope you like it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Should i buy this
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can you draw on you nook?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why 50?