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Tate: Sketch Club

Hester J Smale, Hester Berry
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Hester J Smale, Hester Berry

The only way to get better at drawing is through practise - and there is no better subject to draw from than life. Let Sketch Club: Life Drawing show you how.This practical guide to capturing the human figure teaches fundamental drawing skills while providing instruction on how to get the most from a life drawing class.Featuring 20 step-by-step exercises, the book shows intermediate artists how to put their skills into practice. Learn how to construct a figure, capture gesture and bring depth, energy and movement into your work. Sketch Club: Life Drawing is the first in an exciting new series aimed at demystifying the artist's process. The book covers a range of media and offers inspirational references to the work of other famous artists. A problem-solving section covers how to fix common mistakes and know when to stop. Hone your skills, build your confidence, and most importantly, get drawing!

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The Leonardo da Vinci Sketchbook

Master of art, science, philosophy, architecture and much more, Leonardo da Vinci was the definition of a Renaissance Man. While many of his works were left unfinished or have badly deteriorated, his drawings and words preserve his genius and remain a critical resource for artists today. Delve into one of history's greatest minds, and be guided and inspired by his works and wisdom in The Leonardo da Vinci Sketchbook. From anatomical studies to tonal compositions, master essential techniques, principles and subjects. Pore over the most compelling details of Leonardo's work and follow the guided projects within to become a master draughtsman.

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My Art Teacher, Mr Matisse

Liana Jegers
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Liana Jegers

Henri Matisse is considered one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century with a unique vision that continues to inspire artists to this day. Guided by Matisse's innovative methods and wise words, this colourful book sets you a variety of tasks to complete on the page, and describes several techniques for you to attempt any way you please.My Art Teacher, Mr Matisse is the first in a delightful new series of master-led activity books where you will also discover the wisdom and expertise of Mr Picasso.

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You Will be Able to Draw by the End of This Book: Coloured Pencils

Jake Spicer
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Jake Spicer
Kyle Books

Drawing & Seeing

Clara Drummond
Authors:
Clara Drummond
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You Will be Able to Draw Faces by the End of This Book

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer

This book is for anybody who wants to become confident in drawing faces - whether you are a complete novice or a more experienced artist. From basic facial structures to finer details, the book teaches you the fundamentals of portraiture, and also allows you space to practise on the page. Learn how to:· Understand anatomy and form· Use light and shade· Sketch in profile and front on· Draw details such as hair and wrinkles· Capture likeness and expressionThe book lays flat to allow you to draw comfortably and has an elastic band to keep your drawings safe. It is also small and compact enough to fit inside your bag and each exercise has an estimated competition time, so it doesn't matter where you are, you'll always be able to find time and inspiration to practice.

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How To Draw

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer
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The Watercolour Ideas Book

Joanna Goss
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Joanna Goss

Many artists first learn to paint in watercolour. But this flexible, dynamic medium has an immediacy that is perfect for experimentation. Discover textures, applications, techniques, combinations of materials, and new ways of tackling the medium you love. Rub it, dab it, scratch it, scrunch it. Cut it, glue it, sew it and seal it. And above all, learn from what other people do!This little book is full of big ideas from contemporary artists to inspire you to think differently. With a new idea on every spread of the book, you will discover fresh ways of working with watercolour to create work that is original and exciting.

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You Will be Able to Draw by the End of This Book

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer
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Draw Buildings and Cities in 15 Minutes

Matthew Brehm
Authors:
Matthew Brehm
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Life Drawing in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer
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Draw People in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer
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Draw Faces in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer

Yes, you can draw! And Draw Faces in 15 Minutes will show you how. By the time you finish this book, you'll have all the skills you need to achieve a striking likeness in a drawn portrait.Artist and life drawing expert Jake Spicer takes you through a series of carefully crafted tutorials, from how to put together a basic portrait sketch to developing your portraits and then taking your drawings further. From understanding and constructing the head and shaping the hair, to checking the relationships of the features and achieving a lifelike expression, every aspect of the portrait process is examined, along with advice on which materials to use and how to find a model.

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Draw Dogs in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer

Drawing on his many years of teaching experience, Jake Spicer's Draw in 15 Minutes series is perfect for the complete beginner or amateur draughtsman wanting to take their drawing further. With the thoughtfully constructed and beautifully illustrated tutorials in this book, you'll progress from sketching the basic outline of your furry friend, through understanding how to approach daunting subjects like fur and anatomy, to adding the details that make each breed and individual dog unique. One step at a time you'll see your drawing skills improve, and by the end of the book you'll be achieving incredible likenesses - in just 15 minutes!

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Draw Cats in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer
Authors:
Jake Spicer

With their luxurious fur and distinctive markings, you might think that drawing cats is an impossible challenge. Not so! Professional art tutor Jake Spicer's unique guide will have you sketching your favourite feline in next to no time.Easy-to-follow tutorials take you from learning the basic techniques every artist needs to know to capturing the unique qualities that characterise your cat-including anatomy, details and expression. With its friendly approach and beautifully illustrated lessons, this book ensures that anyone who's ever wanted to draw a cat will soon be able to.

Matthew Brehm

Matthew Brehm is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Idaho, where his teaching responsibilities include design studios, graphics courses, and an annual study abroad program in Rome, Italy, that he initiated in 2007. He is the author of Sketching on Location and Drawing Perspective. In 2010, Matthew received the university's Hoffman Award for Excellence in Teaching, and his drawings have been recognized with awards by the Design Communication Association and the American Society of Architectural Illustrators.

Joanna Goss

Joanna Goss embraces playfulness and joy in her delightful and original watercolors. Her unmistakable style and contemporary pattern-based paintings have earned her recognition from across the web. The bright, vibrant designs she creates continually lend themselves to unique applications.From custom stationery to textiles, Goss' nostalgic and of-the-moment sensibilities have landed her retail lines with top national brands. In addition to her popular patterns, she is known for painting colorfully whimsical portraits of people and animals.Goss has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Northern Illinois University. She lives with her boyfriend and their two cats in Aurora, Illinois.

Clara Drummond

Artist Clara Drummond was awarded first prize for the BP Portrait Award in 2016, In 2017 Drummond was commissioned by Her Majesty the Queen to do an Order of Merit portrait which is now part of the Royal Collection. In addition she was awarded the Bulldog Trust Award by the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Young Artist of the Year award by the Society of Women Artists. She is a tutor at The Royal Drawing School.

Hester Berry

Hester began teaching drawing and painting in 2009. She often teaches alongside bestselling author Jake Spicer, running life drawing classes designed to challenge and grow her students' understanding. She is based in Devon and has twice been shortlisted for the Sky Arts Artist of the Year, as well as for the BP Portrait Award.

Liana Jegers

Liana Jegers is a writer and illustrator based in Chicago. She has written various pieces for small publications and contributes a column to The Smudge, a small monthly newspaper which she co-founded and edits. In addition to her personal practice, she regularly illustrates for various magazines, books and websites.