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Keys to Drawing

by Bert Dodson

P_F & W Media_edia | August 15, 1990 | Trade Paperback |

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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 hand action, then learn to control it
  • Convey the illusions of light, depth, and texture
  • Stimulate your imagination through "creative play"


Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: August 15, 1990

Publisher: P_F & W Media_edia

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0891343377

ISBN - 13: 9780891343370

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Keys to Drawing

Keys to Drawing

by Bert Dodson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: August 15, 1990

Publisher: P_F & W Media_edia

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0891343377

ISBN - 13: 9780891343370

About the Book

""Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw with some degree of proficiency," Bert Dodson proclaims."

In this book he shares a complete drawing system that you can use for any subject or type of drawing-even if you doubt your ability to draw. It's based on fifty-five "keys to drawing," which are introduced at a comfortable pace. The keys are interspersed with dozens of practice exercises that help you learn by doing.

You'll learn how to: Restate, focus, map and intensify.Free your hand action, and then learn to control it.Convey the illusions of light, depth and texture.Stimulate your imagination through "creative play"

From the Publisher

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 hand action, then learn to control it
  • Convey the illusions of light, depth, and texture
  • Stimulate your imagination through "creative play"


About the Author

A painter, teacher and illustrator, Bert Dodson is the author of the best-selling North Light book Keys to Drawing. He''s illustrated more than 70 children''s books and worked as an animation designer for the PBS series Intimate Strangers.

From Our Editors

Forty-eight exercises, reviews and self-evaluations help artists learn to trust their eyes and sharpen their observation skills.

Editorial Reviews

"This long-popular guide uses simple black-and-white pencil drawing illustrations to help beginners to develop their skills and dexterity through a series of short exercises." --Library Journal

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