127 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Translation of: Ichiban teinei na kihon no dessan
Pt. 1. The basics -- pt. 2. Drawing lessons. Drawing simple shapes -- Drawing hard and soft surfaces -- Drawing transparent objects -- Drawing complex shapes -- Drawing human anatomical features -- Drawing landscape elements -- Drawing animals -- Combining objects -- Inspirational works.
In The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners, experienced art instructor Yoshiko Ogura explains the basics of pencil drawing through a series of lessons that provide insights on artistic composition, simulating highlights and shadows, depicting realistic forms, rendering texture and creating a sense of depth in your artwork. At the beginning of the book, she provides you with all the information you need to get started-what materials to buy, how to prepare your work surface, pencils and erasers-even how to sit correctly when drawing. Once you know these, Ogura provides a series of easy and clear step-by-step lessons showing you how to draw simple objects while gaining an understanding of the essential concepts of perspective, how to convey hard and soft surfaces and textures, composition and balance. From here, you progress to more complex shapes and objects including landscapes and portraits of people and animals, as she explains all the additional concepts needed to draw these realistically.
Drawing for beginners