Drawing For Dummies

Drawing For Dummies

by Brenda Hoddinott, Jamie Combs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470618424
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/22/2011
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 213,067
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jamie Combs is an adjunct professor at the Herron School ofArt & Design, where she teaches several classes on drawing,painting, and design.

Brenda Hoddinott is an award-winning artist and arteducator.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Discovering What It Takes to Draw.

Chapter 1: Gearing Up to Start (And Continue) Drawing.

Chapter 2: Gathering What You Need to Get Started.

Chapter 3: Working through the Developmental Stages ofDrawing.

Chapter 4: Drawing On Your Computer.

Chapter 5: A New Kind of Seeing: Getting Familiar with theArtist's Perspective.

Part II: Developing the Basic Skills.

Chapter 6: Planning Your Drawings.

Chapter 7: Seeing and Drawing Lines and Shapes.

Chapter 8: Exploring the Third Dimension.

Chapter 9: Adding Life to Your Drawings with Shading.

Chapter 10: Identifying and Rendering Textures.

Chapter 11: Investigating Perspective Drawing.

Part III: Experimenting with Subject Matter.

Chapter 12: Making Meaningful Still-Life Drawings.

Chapter 13: Representing the Natural World in Your Drawings.

Chapter 14: Bringing Animals to Life on Paper.

Chapter 15: Drawing People.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Drawing Cartoons.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Grow as an Artist.

Chapter 18: Answering Ten Common Copyright Questions.

Index.

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Drawing For Dummies 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 24 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been drawing for many years and I have to say that this book is wonderful. It's very easy to understand and the projects in it are great for practicing the techniques explained. It's great for someone who is just starting out or for someone who is advanced in drawing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you want to learn to draw or improve your drawing skills, Brenda's book will make it fun!
Michelle Ruiz More than 1 year ago
has a lot of helpful tricks! its worth it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've improved my drawing skills quite a bit from this book. Very informative!
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Alex Zinsel More than 1 year ago
TERRIBLE!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im smart
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That arrow must have been painful.
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HI