Old English sheep dogs, German Shepherds and Malamutes are just a few of the fun-loving, furry breeds that anyone can create by following these sketches.
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About the Author
Lee Judah Ames (January 8, 1921 – June 3, 2011 ) was an American artist noted for his Draw 50... learn-to-draw books. He was born in Manhattan, New York. His first job at age eighteen was at Walt Disney Studios. He has since led a career as an advertising artist, fine artist, cartoonist, designer, animation in-betweener, illustrator, and as an artist-in residence at Doubleday. His series of 26 Draw 50... books take a friendly and minimalist approach to teaching drawing while the books often contain no instructional text. He enlisted in the military and served as a second lieutenant during World War II. He and his wife Jocelyn resided in Mission Viejo, California.
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"David can draw a collie better than anybody else!" Such peer acclaim and encouragement generate incentive. Contemporary methods of art instruction (freedom of expression, experimentation, self-evaluation of competence and growth) provide a vigorous, fresh-air approach for which we must all be grateful...The use of this book should in no way be compulsory. Rather, it should be available to anyone who wants to try another way of developing skills. Perhaps he will then be encouraged to produce more significant accomplishments when his friend says, "David can draw a collie better than anybody else!"