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This is an enormous book and I do mean that, it is very heavy and very worth while, I usually paint in all three mediums, but I am ashamed to say that I have never learnt to "draw" so I decided that it was time I started to, being as I am now in my latish 70's and to give my brain a new medium to learn ( does it good, stops it seizing up)! I have found it very interesting, and quite hard, but there is so much to learn and take in. If you really want to learn how to draw, and learn perspective etc. this is the book for you. I think I am doing quite well, I therefore recommend this book, to all of any age, who would like to learn the art of drawing,.
It's not particularly advanced if you've spent even a moderate amount of time drawing. The examples are generally mediocre at best and often fall short. I appreciate there are a lot of examples in the book but on the whole the seem to lack any real quality of line. It would have been fantastic to see a book that had advanced activities and drawing systems for artists with some drawing experience. I'll keep on looking for that.....
This book is more for beginners. the title is misleading. I did have some interesting ideas but most of the advice fell flat.
if this book was just "Drawing skills" I might be more forgiving. But I expected a lot more. also the drawings in the book aren't really good. I got the book online. If I had seen the book in store I would have flipped trough it and placed it back on the shelf or bin where it came from.
I did try to give the book a chance and I read it because I had already spent my money on it. But I didn't get much out of it. if this is your first book on drawing sure get it. but other wise forget it. which is odd to say considering this book seems to be a part two of another book. I can't imagine what was in the first book.