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2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll...   [click here for more]
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Amplified Art: Dynamic Techniques for High-Impact Pages

Amplified Art: Dynamic Techniques for High-Impact Pages


Create art with a visual impact! Discover how to express yourself loud and proud with the help of Amplified Art. In this fiercely fun technique book, you'll learn to create art journal pages that pop, using step-by-step instruction for adding arresting color, high contrast graphic elements and dynamic hand-lettering! Learn an easy method for creating your own collage papers using the Gelli...   [click here for more]
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Art Journal Freedom

Art Journal Freedom


Art Journal Color! Art Journal Composition! Art Journal Freedom! Color is all around us and we often find ourselves drawn to particular combinations or arrangements. But how can you effectively and artistically capture those eye-catching compositions in your art journal? It's true, art journaling has no "rules" and is a safe place for free expression of your one-of-a-kind life. But knowledge...   [click here for more]
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Basic Colored Pencil Techniques

Basic Colored Pencil Techniques


Easy-to-follow demonstrations show you how to use colored pencils to paint trees, flowers, animals, people and other popular subjects. The colored pencil is an easy-to-use, inexpensive and incredibly expressive medium. And nobody is more skilled with the pencil than Bet Borgeson. Using many visual examples to illustrate her points, Bet will teach you how to use layering, burnishing, lifting color...   [click here for more]
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Calligraphy Magic

Calligraphy Magic


How to Create Lettering, Knotwork, Coloring and More Transform ordinary handwritten pieces into unique, artistic keepsakes, Calligraphy Magic makes the art of decorative lettering fun and achievable—even if you're a beginner. Take it one simple pen-stroke at a time. Following Cari Buziak's clear visual instruction, you'll learn how to embellish every project with beautifully hand-lettered...   [click here for more]
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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2014)

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2014)


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 26th edition, CWIMis the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find...   [click here for more]
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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016


THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find...   [click here for more]
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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 29th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more...   [click here for more]
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Chinese Watercolor Journeys With Lian Quan Zhen

Chinese Watercolor Journeys With Lian Quan Zhen


Take a journey with the master, Lian Quan Zhen! From landscapes and architecture to people and animals, Lian Quan Zhen has painted it all. Inside Chinese Watercolor Journeys with Lian Quan Zhen, you will see beautiful paintings in both the Chinese and Western styles. Filled with tips and stories, you'll learn about Lian's techniques and artistic journey. The large, colorful images will...   [click here for more]
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Comics Writing: Communicating with Comic Books

Comics Writing: Communicating with Comic Books


Comics Writing: Communicating With Comic Books unveils the basics in comics writing from Steven Philip Jones, a professional comic book writer and instructor. Comics Writing shows you the step-by-step process of creating a comics script and how it is turned into a finished comics page. With the help of examples and comic book illustrations, this book will introduce you to: the different...   [click here for more]
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Creating Textures in Pen & Ink with Watercolor

Creating Textures in Pen & Ink with Watercolor


Claudia Nice shows you how to turn ink and watercolors into the coarse-barked trunk of an oak, or the burnished smoothness of brass, or the verdant velvet of moss. Or any of many other things. She shows you how to use dots, fine lines, brushstrokes, black and white, color—a mixture of mediums and techniques—to suggest: glass cast iron adobe and brick sunrise and sunset driftwood leaf...   [click here for more]
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Creative Freedom

Creative Freedom


52 Art Ideas, Projects and Exercises to Overcome Your Creativity Block Paint outside the lines! Jumpstart your creativity and inject new life into your art. Struggling to get started? Paralyzed by the fear of failure? Find yourself falling back on the same colors again and again? Just plain stuck? It happens to every artist sooner or later. What can you do to get unstuck...   [click here for more]
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Designing Creatures and Characters

Designing Creatures and Characters


How to Build an Artist's Portfolio for Video Games, Film, Animation and More All You Need Is a Pencil, Paper and Your Imagination! Ever wondered how you could become a character designer for video games, film or animation? Veteran art director and concept artist Marc Taro Holmes shares proven methods for honing the skills and building the portfolio necessary to become a pro gaming artist....   [click here for more]
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Dracopedia The Bestiary

Dracopedia The Bestiary


An Artist's Guide to Creating Mythical Creatures Unleash the Beasts! For millennia historians, artists and scientists have chronicled their ideas and discoveries of mythological and magical monsters in encyclopedias known as bestiaries. From Asia to America, Japan to the jungles of South Africa, the vast menagerie of exotic and legendary creatures has populated the imaginations of all cultures...   [click here for more]
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Draw and Paint 50 Animals

Draw and Paint 50 Animals


Dogs, Cats, Birds, Horses and More Turn your love of animals into art you adore! From her family farm in Kentucky, artist Jeanne Filler Scott spends her days joyfully surrounded by pets, barnyard animals and wildlife. In this book, she shares her love of animals and her easy techniques for capturing their beauty and charm in acrylics, oils and pencil. 50 paint-along...   [click here for more]
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Draw Furries

Draw Furries


How to Create Anthropomorphic and Fantasy Animals How to Create Anthropomorphic and Fantasy Animal What do you get when you cross a human with a horse (or a hamster, or a hummingbird)? You get any one of a number of fun anthropomorphic animals, also known as "furries" to their friends. From facial expressions to creative coloring, this book contains all the know-how...   [click here for more]
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Draw Real Animals!

Draw Real Animals!


Do your drawings look more like one-dimensional cartoon characters than real animals? With this step-by-step guide, you'll be creating realistic drawings of your pets and other animals in no time! The secret is seeing and drawing animals as simple shapes that fit together like a puzzle. Next, you create a convincing sense of dimension with shading. It's that easy! Moving on to the details, Hammond...   [click here for more]
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Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters

Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters


Fun and Easy Guide to Drawing Cartoons and Comics Imagine, Design and Draw Your Own Characters! Draw With Jazza YouTube star Josiah Brooks breaks down an easy-to-follow method that will help you to invent and draw original characters time and time again. Whether sci-fi or steampunk, comic book heroines or tattooed action heroes, animal familiars or alien races, you will discover the...   [click here for more]
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Drawing Atelier - The Figure

Drawing Atelier - The Figure


How to Draw in a Classical Style Arguably the most challenging of subjects for the artist, the human figure also offers opportunities for works of incredible beauty and complexity. In this book, one of today's leading figurative artists shares techniques and approaches for drawing the human form. With a reverent grounding in the methods of the Old Masters and keen perspective developed over Jon DeMartin's...   [click here for more]
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Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner


A Clear & Easy Guide to Drawing Landscapes & Nature Have you ever experienced the peace of walking through the woods or the excitement of a storm gathering on a beach? Artwork provides the ability for us to capture those moments and share them with others.   Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner offers a great beginner's course on drawing...   [click here for more]
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Drawing People for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing People for the Absolute Beginner


A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Figure Drawing Yes, you can! Known for their friendly, focused, you-can-do-it approach to teaching art, Mark and Mary Willenbrink show beginning artists how to draw people in a realistic style. Inside you'll find everything you need to succeed, from how to select and hold your pencils to expert instruction on drawing hands, clothing and figures in motion. This...   [click here for more]
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Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds: Create Engaging Scenes and Landscapes in Watercolor

Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds: Create Engaging Scenes and Landscapes in Watercolor


Breathe Life Into Your Fantasy Worlds! Heroes and heroines seek their fortunes in mysterious forests. Towering castles are built into the sides of mountains. Dragons and fairies soar through the sky and among the stars. And bestselling author Stephanie Pui-Mun Law is here to lead you, step-by-step, through the process of creating the forests, mountains, skies, stars and vistas in which these grand...   [click here for more]
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Expressive Portraits

Expressive Portraits


Watercolor and Mixed Media Techniques Paint beautiful and expressive portraits by combining watercolor with other mediums! What makes an eye-popping, eye-stopping portrait? It's all about contrast and the play of opposites, round shape against square, light against dark, transparent against opaque. Combining mediums allows you to push the inherent properties of each for a lively play of opposites....   [click here for more]
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Fashion Illustration Art

Fashion Illustration Art


How to Draw Fun & Fabulous Figures, Trends and Styles From the clothes to the pose, here's everything you need to create fierce fashion illustrations. Create fabulous fashion moments! Drawing on 20+ years of fashion illustrating experience, Jennifer Lilya uses acrylic paint and black ink to show you how to draw the clothes, poses and attitudes behind runway-worthy art. Follow her expert tips,...   [click here for more]
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Figure Drawing in Proportion

Figure Drawing in Proportion


Easy to Remember, Accurate Anatomy for Artists An intuitive approach for figure artists to get proportions right. Traditional methods of measuring body proportions rely on the abstract memorization of convoluted fractions or multiples of the human head. But artists shouldn't have to be mathematicians. Figure Drawing in Proportion introduces a better, more intuitive, less intimidating...   [click here for more]
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First Steps Calligraphy

First Steps Calligraphy


Make your first steps in calligraphy fun and rewarding! You'll be delighted at how easy this guide makes it to address invitations with a touch of class, send unforgettable greeting cards, and craft unique and meaningful gifts. With Don Marsh's simple and straightforward instruction, you'll be creating graceful handwritten expressions in no time! By learning a few key strokes (most of them found...   [click here for more]
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How to Draw Blood

How to Draw Blood


In a new age of multi-media terrorism. The worlds of superhumans, sentient cartoons, and folklore monarchy collide. Enter, the Toonminati, a secret organization, that covertly rules this imbalance of worlds. How To DRAW BLOOD, is an one-man conceptual anthology, showcasing concepts of this world, where cartoon & humans coexist, albeit in a covert war, where Toons secretly control world...   [click here for more]
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How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps

How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps


Step by Step Cartography for Gamers and Fans The power of creation is at your fingertips! Orcs prepare for battle against high Elves, Dwarves retreat to the mountains and men march to the sea to reclaim crumbling fortresses. Fortunes are decided. Kingdoms are lost. Entire worlds are created. This book will teach you to bring your fictional realm to life with simple step-by-step...   [click here for more]
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How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs - Revised

How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs - Revised


20 step-by-step demonstrations How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs, Revised Lee Hammond is back and better than ever, featuring all new step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing your best portraits yet. Her secret to success? The "Hammond Blended Pencil Technique," a proven method of shading and blending that captures the soft tones and dimensional shapes of skin,...   [click here for more]
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How To Self-Publish Comics Not Just Create Them Master Edition

How To Self-Publish Comics Not Just Create Them Master Edition


Josh Blaylock's ultimate guide to self-publishing is updated to include the newest conditions in the industry, most notably the rise of digital comics, changes in the book store landscape, and crowd source funding. This guide is a must for anyone seeking the real scoop on just what it takes to get your comic book ideas out into the world. ...   [click here for more]
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How To Start a Creative Business

How To Start a Creative Business


The Jargon-free Guide for Creative Entrepreneurs This user-friendly and attractive guide shows creative people how to turn their hobbies into sustainable lifestyle businesses. Based on a unique 10-question formula, the book provides comprehensive start-up business advice. The jargon-free information is brought to life with real-life case studies from a range of creative start-ups...   [click here for more]
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How to Start a Creative Business - A Glossary

How to Start a Creative Business - A Glossary


A Glossary of Over 130 Terms for Creative Entrepreneurs This invaluable glossary of terms can be used alongside Doug's brilliant new book, How to Start a Creative Business, a must-have for any creative-type wanting to start their own venture. This glossary of terms provides you with the basic tools for starting a sustainable, viable, creative business. It shows...   [click here for more]
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Keys to Drawing

Keys to Drawing


Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw. In this book, Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system—fifty-five "keys" that you can use to render any subject with confidence, even if you're a beginner. These keys, along with dozens of practice exercises, will help you draw like an artist in no time. You'll learn how to: Restore, focus, map, and intensify Free your...   [click here for more]
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Making Faces

Making Faces


Drawing Expressions For Comics And Cartoons Chances are, you already know how to draw some expressions. But face it, your stories can only get so far with "happy," "sad" and "angry." In order to give your characters some character, you need to know what they look like when they're about to sneeze, when they smell something stinky or when...   [click here for more]
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Manga Crash Course: Drawing Manga Characters and Scenes from Start to Finish

Manga Crash Course: Drawing Manga Characters and Scenes from Start to Finish


Everything you need to start drawing manga! In the jam-packed pages of Manga Crash Course, popular YouTube artist Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic shares with you all the techniques you need to create not just manga figures and faces, but full characters and scenes. After learning the basics for drawing and coloring eyes, hands, feet and other body parts, you'll move on to facial expressions,...   [click here for more]
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Manga Magic: How to Draw and Color Mythical and Fantasy Characters

Manga Magic: How to Draw and Color Mythical and Fantasy Characters


What do you get when you cross popular manga style with legends of old? Manga Magic! In this one-of-a-kind guide, beloved and prolific manga artist Supittha "Annie" Bunyapen (a.k.a. Ecthelian on deviantART) shows you how to put original spins on popular fantasy figures and creatures, with insight on everything from what they wear to where they dwell. Inside, you'll learn how to: Develop...   [click here for more]
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Manga Workshop Characters

Manga Workshop Characters


How to Draw and Color Faces and Figures Create your own manga characters! The manga universe is diverse--full of cute chibis, soulful romantics, cunning villains and sassy schoolgirls. Whether you want to tell love stories, create fantasy worlds or explore the drama of everyday life, you can do it with the help of self-taught manga artist and YouTube celebrity Sophie-Chan. You'll learn to draw personality-filled...   [click here for more]
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Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More

Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More


Bring the power of realism to your fantasy drawings! Great fantasy art transports viewers to a realm where the impossible becomes less so, and all manner of strange beasts and beings dwell. It takes more than fierce imagination to create these worlds. Great reference photos make it easier to draw what you actually see, providing that all-important link to reality that allows fantasy art to take flight....   [click here for more]
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Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko

Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko


It's THE book on manga from YouTube's most popular art instruction Guru! There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style—from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You'll learn how a few basic lines will help you place facial...   [click here for more]
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Mastering Manga, How to Draw Manga Faces

Mastering Manga, How to Draw Manga Faces


Mastering Manga, How to Draw Manga Faces is an excerpt from Mastering Manga With Mark Crilley. True manga style is about more than big eyed characters, but Mark's lessons ensure that you can get them right, whether the character is facing you straight on, at an angle, or in profile. With lessons on hair styles for boys and girls, and different expressions, you'll get everything you need to know to...   [click here for more]
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Mechanika, Revised and Updated: Creating the Art of Space, Aliens, Robots and Sci-Fi

Mechanika, Revised and Updated: Creating the Art of Space, Aliens, Robots and Sci-Fi


You can design the future! In a post-apocalyptic alien landscape, starfighters crash land in desert terrain, dino riders rear up, rusted crab walkers litter the horizon and men work with--or fight against--giant iron robots. You control it all and Academy Award-winning sci-fi film production designer Doug Chiang tells you how. In this revised and updated version of his best-selling book, Mechanika,...   [click here for more]
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Mechanika: Creating the Art of Science Fiction with Doug Chiang

Mechanika: Creating the Art of Science Fiction with Doug Chiang


Delve into a world of imagination populated with giant robots, strange vehicles, alien creatures and other fantastic inventions. For generations artists have created imagery destined for the entertainment of others, and now you can too. Revered science fiction artist and film designer, Doug Chiang, reveals the thought processes and techniques he used working on blockbusters such as the Star Wars...   [click here for more]
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Mixed Media Revolution

Mixed Media Revolution


Recycle, Reuse, Reinvent! With Mixed Media Revolution, you'll learn how to leverage your art and take your paintings and transfers to the next level! Leftovers, little bits and scraps, pieces of art that didn't turn out quite right...we all have them. And it hurts to have to throw them away. But what if someone could suggest another way? Another way, perhaps, to get one more use out of that...   [click here for more]
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Monster Book of Manga Drawing

Monster Book of Manga Drawing


It's the most mammoth book of manga drawing EVER! If there's one key to drawing manga, it's GO BIG--starting with this humongous book of step-by-step instruction and inspiration. Compiled from nearly 10 years of best-selling books by David Okum, these pages are teeming with the most popular characters--ninjas, wizards, cyberpunk kids, space pirates, evil queens, mindless goons and more--all broken...   [click here for more]
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Monster Factory: Draw Cute and Cool Cartoon Monsters

Monster Factory: Draw Cute and Cool Cartoon Monsters


How to Draw Monsters! (No humans were harmed in the making of this book.) Looking for a way to unleash your inner beast? It's easy with these wonderfully weird and relatively harmless creatures. Head inside the Monster Factory to:Draw 43 fun and feisty monsters step by step! Learn to draw different eyes, mouths, horns, legs and feet, and then mix them up to invent your very own, unique...   [click here for more]
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Painting Classic Portraits: Great Faces Step by Step

Painting Classic Portraits: Great Faces Step by Step


Easy techniques for true-to-life portraits! If you think all portrait-painting books are the same, think again. This book will inspire you to approach your canvas with renewed (or newly discovered) enthusiasm and confidence. Using modern-day techniques, Luana Luconi Winner shows you how to capture not only a physical likeness, but also the personality and unique, natural expression of your subject....   [click here for more]
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Paper Walls: Removing the Barriers Between YOU and Creating Great Comics

Paper Walls: Removing the Barriers Between YOU and Creating Great Comics


So, you are an aspiring graphic novelist. You are a comic creator with the burning ambition to see your work proudly taking the place it deserves on the front shelves of bookstores. Remove The Barriers Between You And Making Great Comics & Publish Them Without Going Bankrupt! Let acclaimed author and comic creator Mike Gagnon guide you not only on the CREATIVE process for compelling...   [click here for more]
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Perspective Without Pain

Perspective Without Pain


Imagine perspective without pain—no T-squares, complicated equations or mechanical terms—just simple instructions and hands-on exercises to teach you how to create a sense of depth in your drawings and paintings. Now go a step further—imagine having fun with perspective. With this book, you will. Here Phil Metzger give you clear-cut guidelines in everyday terms—with a lot of...   [click here for more]
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