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Draw Like an Artist: 100 Birds, Butterflies, and Other Insects: Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing - A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers Kindle Edition
This contemporary, step-by-step guidebook demonstrates fundamental art concepts like proportion, anatomy, and spatial relationships as you learn to draw a full range of winged creatures, all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing. Author Melissa Washburn’s clear and elegant drawing stylewill make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.
Learn how to:
- Establish basic shapes and symmetry
- Articulate lines for body shapes, wing forms, and shading
- Add defining details
The books in the Draw Like an Artist series are richly visual references for learning how to draw classic subjects realistically through hundreds of step-by-step images created by expert artists and illustrators.
About the Author
Melissa Washburn is an artist/illustrator/graphic designer and the author of three books in Quarry's Draw Like an Artist series: 100 Flowers and Plants, 100 Realistic Animals, and 100 Birds, Butterflies, and Other Insects. She grew up in upstate New York, in the foothills of the Adirondacks, but has lived in the Midwest since 1996. Her fascination with things that run, fly, and grow has led to editorial commissions for publications such as Charlotte Home and Garden, Spirituality & Health magazine, and Smithsonian Magazine. She continues to exhibit her work throughout Northwest Indiana as well as illustrate and design for advertising, editorial, surface design, and package design. Her background includes a bachelor of fine arts in painting and printmaking from Binghamton University, a master's degree in arts administration from Indiana University, coursework at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and experience as Art Director at the advertising firm Group 7even. She was a 2012–2013 recipient of an Individual Artist Program grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. She lives just outside Chicago in Northwest Indiana. You can see more of her work at melissawashburn.com.
- ASIN : B08LXBBHFT
- Publisher : Quarry Books (3 November 2020)
- Language : English
- File size : 34866 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 112 pages
- Page numbers source ISBN : 163159947X
- Best Sellers Rank: #555,631 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
Top reviews from other countries
I started by buying Melissa's book on drawing flowers and I got stuned about how simple techiniques are to obtain something realy decent in usualy about 6 steps of drawing, but I never would of known them unless I would of bought the book. Now, the same thing happens in this book, 1 page per tutorial, I absolutely love her techniques . DO NOT MISS THIS BOOK, or any of her other books. It never crossed my mind that one can achieve 100 pages with 100 tutorials , 1 tutorial / page and it's not even difficult to follow . When you are good with any technique you can go and apply it to a similar animal . Thank you very much to the author .
Reviewed in the United States on 21 April 2021
Reviewed in the United States on 10 March 2021