The Art of Basic Drawing

Discover simple step-by-step techniques for drawing a wide variety of subjects in pencil


with Michael Butkus, Walter T. Foster, Michele Maltseff, William F. Powell, and Mia Tavonatti

This compilation of some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist’s Library series titles gives artists the perfect introduction to the basics of drawing. The Art of Basic Drawing contains fundamental information about tools and techniques, as well as a number of inspiring step-by-step lessons. With instruction and advice from five different accomplished artists, this book showcases a range of styles for beginners to imitate. And with simple, easy-to-follow lessons that cover a variety of subject matter—from engaging still lifes and beautiful landscapes to realistic people and adorable animals—there is something for everyone inside. With the inspiring material in this comprehensive reference book, you’ll soon discover how exciting the world of drawing can be! (144-page paperback, 9" x 12")

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List of Drawing Books