Drawing for Older Children and Teens: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners, Too

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Everyone can learn how to draw- and feel truly proud of the results - using Mona Brookes' proven drawing methods. Now the author of America's best-selling art instruction book for young children provides a complete course for older children, teens and adult beginners.

In Part I, you'll discover the many different styles you can choose to draw in and how to develop your own personal style.

In Part II, you'll discover a unique way of seeing that ...

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Overview

Everyone can learn how to draw- and feel truly proud of the results - using Mona Brookes' proven drawing methods. Now the author of America's best-selling art instruction book for young children provides a complete course for older children, teens and adult beginners.

In Part I, you'll discover the many different styles you can choose to draw in and how to develop your own personal style.

In Part II, you'll discover a unique way of seeing that allows you to draw any shape you observe. You'll learn the basics (from buying art supplies to planning your compositions) and all the good stuff- proportion, scale, perspective, contrast shading and special effects. Lastly, Mona provides essential information on drawing the human form, animals, still, landscapes, and buildings.

It's all here. Now nothing can prevent you from discovering the joys of drawing. Open this book and you'll see what creative possibilities await you!

Special Note
Drawing For Older Children & Teens includes special sections for art teachers and educators.

Applying the same principles but with higher-level material and more sophistication than she used in her bestselling Drawing with Children, Brookes clearly and comprehensively teaches readers everything they need to know to draw for themselves. Includes specific instructions, work sheets, and over 200 sample illustrations.int.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874776614
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1991
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 279,615
  • Product dimensions: 7.49 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2009

    Great Book!

    I am studying to be a high school teacher. This book has some great lessons and ideas for students to overcome their fear of drawing. Drawing for Children is awesome as well.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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