Step-by-step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects: A Complete Guide To Rendering Flowers, Landscapes, And Animals

March 16, 2021|
Step-by-step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects: A Complete Guide To Rendering Flowers, Landscapes, And Animals by Diane Cardaci
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Step-by-Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects teaches beginning artists how to create realistic, detailed drawings in graphite pencil.

Featuring in-depth instruction on basic drawing techniques, creating texture, developing likeness, and more, Step-by-Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects is the perfect guide for you as a beginning or intermediate artist. After an introduction to basic materials and pencil techniques, four accomplished artists offer insight, tips, and step-by-step demonstrations that help create detailed, lifelike drawings of your chosen subjects, including animals, flowers, and landscapes. Learn to create texture and likeness using basic pencil techniques, understanding perspective, exploring light and shadow, developing values, and more.
  • Dogs & Puppies: From a soulful Basset Hound puppy to a full-grown German Shepherd, learn to draw your chosen breed step by step.
  • Flowers & Botanicals: Explains basic flower anatomy and how to render detailed still lifes and florals using basic pencil techniques to convey light and shadow.
  • Beautiful Landscapes: See the world through the eyes of an artist as you recreate coastal scenes, warm cottages, and pastoral landscapes. 
  • Lifelike Animals: Capture the essence of your favorite wild animals, including elephants, tigers, lions, wolves, and more.
Throughout the book, artists Diane Cardaci, Nolon Stacey, Linda Weil, and Diane Wright offer practical drawing techniques and easy-to-understand, step-by-step instruction, but also encouraging words. The journey through Step-by-Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects is not about making perfect drawings; it's about achieving likeness and drawing skills with each new project, while having a great time.

The books in the Step-by-Step Studio series introduce beginning artists to the fundamental tools and techniques of their chosen medium. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects help beginners hone their skills while creating artwork across a variety of subjects, from still life and landscapes to animal portraits and botanicals.
Diane Cardaci was classically trained at the Art Students League of New York City, Parsons School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts. Her passion for both realism and nature led her to start her professional art career working as a Natural Science Illustrator in New York City, where she specialized in medical and natural science ...
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Title:Step-by-step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects: A Complete Guide To Rendering Flowers, Landscapes, And Animals
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 11.65 X 8.8 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 11.65 X 8.8 X 0.65 in
Published:March 16, 2021
Publisher:Walter Foster Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781600589003

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