Drawing for Dummies (Paperback)

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Anyone can learn to draw with these easy instructions and fun practice ideas

Drawing For Dummies makes it easy to learn the basics of drawing and even master advanced techniques. With a little instruction and practice, there's no such thing as "I just can't draw." Drawing can help you relieve stress, express your emotions and creativity, communicate across cultures, improve memory, and develop and strengthen fine motor skills. This user-friendly Dummies resource will teach you how to see the world through the eyes of an artist, explore your inner visions, and open up your creativity through drawing exercises. Step-by-step illustrations and images, newly enlarged in this edition, will show you exactly how to achieve the results you want. It might be time to invest in some picture frames, because you're about to make art you can be proud of.

  • Learn the fundamentals of drawing, including the essential supplies you'll need
  • Practice drawing techniques, get your creativity flowing, and explore your own mind with fun drawing exercises
  • Get step-by-step instructions on how to draw anything in a range of styles
  • Improve your abilities with tips and ideas for making your drawings better

Complete beginners and more advanced artists alike will have fun developing their skills with Drawing For Dummies.

About the Author

Jamie Platt is an artist and director of the art galleries at the University of Central Missouri where she sees her role as helping to bring people together over art. Jamie has an MFA in painting from Indiana University, in Bloomington Indiana and a BFA in painting from Kendall College of Art & Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has exhibited her work widely including recent exhibitions at Manifest in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia and Blue Mountain Gallery in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781394199198
ISBN-10: 1394199198
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: September 20th, 2023
Pages: 352
Language: English