Description : Starting off with the artist's top winning pencil drawings from 2010 through 2012, this autobiography style book allows the reader an opportunity to not only learn the process it took to complete most of his drawings (created between 2008-2013) which are shown within these pages, but offers a personal look into who the artist is as a man. From portraits to figure drawings, David J. Vanderpool shares how simple pencil lines can be used to create masterfully crafted drawings - all while working through obstacles he would later encounter as an artist. Proving that art isn't always about who the artist is, but rather who catches his attention at that moment. Closing with several fan-favorite drawings from his other top selling books, this book offers his most completed works to date. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED: This book contains adult male nudity. NOTICE: This book is not a "how-to book" but rather as one review noted, "An Art Exhibit And Fan Book." The inside pages are not glossy.
Description : "A rare and often overlooked art form in today's art scene. This collection of masterfully crafted graphite pencil drawings shows the step-by-step process it took to complete over 16 dynamic drawings"--back cover.
Description : The second volume to PENCIL DRAWINGS, by David J. Vanderpool, this 149 page book shows how the artist completed 16 drawings of men who have entered his life through the years. Unlike volume one of this series,""Pencil Drawings - a look into drawing portraits,"" which was presented entirely in a journal-style format, here only the first four drawings featured keep to that format. The remaining drawings will not only show the step-by-step process it took to complete each drawing, but answers a question that was submitted just for that drawing. With masterfully crafted graphite pencil drawings at their best, this book is an excellent addition to those who have already collected Volume 1. In fact - it's encourage to collect all in the series to have a full understanding on how this artist draws with all lines. NOTICE: This book is not a ""how-to book"" but rather as one review noted, ""An Art Exhibit And Fan Book.""
Description : Featuring over eighty-eight masterfully crafted graphite pencil drawings, from California portrait artist David J. Vanderpool, ""Portfolio - A Collection of Graphite Pencil Drawings"" offers the reader just that. A collection of his works between 2005-2016, and a brief look into who the artist is. ""Brief""because this is actually a 'condensed' version to his autobiography-style book ""Pencil Drawings - A look into the Art of David J. Vanderpool"" where less is proven to be a good thing in this case. Less words but with a lot of drawings! Ranging from portraits to figure drawings, this book holds nothing back as it offers the reader a collection of the artist's more sought after, award winning drawings. Yes, that means that viewer discretion is advised to those not interested in seeing drawings depicting adult male nudity.
Description : Follow the artist/author of this book as he draws 5 beautiful portraits The illustrator of this book will take you by the hand and show you exactly what he has done to create portraits that look like photographs. Have you had a desire to draw something that looks like a picture? Then this is the book for you! The artist has taking art classes in college and has been drawing his whole life. The steps in this book include: Words and examples of shading. How to use 2 different pencils to create contrast. Facial features and subtle touches to make a portrait look more realistic. Steps to completing a professional portrait within a time limit. Plenty of images to back up the explanations And much more! So don't wait any longer and pick up this book right now if you want to learn how to draw realistic faces!
Description : Read about and look at the author’s steps and methods to make a face look three-dimensional on his flat, white paper. As you will follow along, you will discover that some steps are always the same, which makes it easy, but that there are some delicate ways to make facial features stand out, or to create a beautiful contrast between different facial areas. You will learn, in these 2 books, things like: Words and examples of shading. How to use 2 different pencils to create contrast. Facial features and subtle touches to make a portrait look more realistic. Steps to completing a professional portrait within a time limit. Plenty of images to back up the explanations. How to effectively draw the lines in the right direction. How to indicate the difference between light and dark. Careful considerations when drawing eyes, noses, and teeth. Shadow effects, highlighting and identifying different areas, and knowing which pencil to use for which. Clever ways to typify a character without taking away from the realism of the portrait. And much more!
Description : Learn How to Draw Portraits with Colored Pencils for the Beginner Table of Contents Introduction --Blending --Mixing the colors --Pastel powder for skin --Drawing the shadows --Proportionality Woman portrait - drawing tutorial Boy portrait - drawing tutorial Woman - drawing tutorial Man - drawing tutorial Woman portrait tutorial Author Bio Introduction: Drawing with colored pencil is super easy if you use the right colors and have drawn a good sketch. Unlike the graphite pencils, colored pencils cannot be easily erased, so we have to draw carefully, particularly the darker areas. Always draw a parts with colored pencil pressing down lightly and if it looks good, color over the same area pressing down hard. Buy good brand of colored pencils and smooth paper. If you don't have a lot of say red pencils, you can get more nuances with only one pencil, by controlling how hard you press when you draw. In the image below I've drawn with one red pencil three nuances. In the first example I pressed hard, in the second I pressed normally and in the third example I pressed lightly.
Description : This is a full-length 275-page book (print version) with approximately 200 original illustrations and lots of how-to and step-by-step tutorials, thorough explanations of beginner as well more advanced drawing concepts. Learn how to draw portraits! Don't worry about "talent"! It's not necessary. Many people who didn't think they were "artists" have discovered they have the ability to draw portraits. You can learn too! It's a matter of education and practice. While this book is inspired by the tutorial site portrait-artist.org, a lot of the content is new and was created specifically for the book. This is the second edition of this book, and the first time it's been available in eBook format! Topics in the book include: Beginning drawing, getting started, learning the grid, learning pencil techniques. Overview of the head. Drawing the profile. Features of the head. Facial "landmarks," anatomy, and proportions of the figure, an overview. Step-by-step portraits Working in a tighter (more detailed) technique, tips and techniques. Shading explained: Understand values and how to make your art look more realistic Making up your own faces from your imagination: Exercises and techniques "Don't Do That!" Common beginner mistakes that are easy to avoid. Advice for new artists: Taking the right attitude, dealing with discouragement, feelings of competition, art snobs, tracing photos vs. drawing freehand, digital tools. More things artists should know: Drawing from life (live models), the current state of formal art education, introduction to working in color (color palette recommendations, brief overview of painting mediums). Table of Contents: Acknowledgements Welcome & Introduction Let's Get Started with Drawing Introduction to Shading and Technique Drawing the Face: Basics of Head Structure and Alignment of Features Drawing the Profile The Features and Hair An Overview of the Anatomy of the Head and Figure Shading the Portrait Step-by-Step Portraits, Soft Edges Working with a Tighter Technique Drawing Different Types of People Inventing Your Own Portraits, "Don't Do This!" Advice for the Newbie Artist Other Goodies Every New Artist Should Learn A Final Word About the Author Important Acknowledgements and Credits About the Second Edition Bibliography
Description : With Drawing Still Lifes you'll learn everything you need to know about drawing realistic scenes in graphite pencil. From choosing paper and arranging compelling compositions to learning a range of techniques, this informational book is full of valuable content to help you master this captivating medium. Follow along with talented artist Steven Pearce as he guides you through a variety of easy-to-follow step-by-step still life drawing projects covering a range of subject matter. You'll be on your way to creating your own beautiful still life masterpieces in no time.
Description : Learn How to Draw Portraits of Famous People in Pencil For the Absolute Beginner TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: Drawing Materials Rendering • Sphere • Cone • Cube • Cylinder Lesson about Light Application • Outlining • Rendering parts of the Face A. Eyes B. Nose C. Mouth D. Ears E. Hair F. Face • Drawing and Rendering A. Katy Perry B. Thomas Edison C. Queen Elizabeth II • Tips to Remember • The Last step-by-step Demonstration Author Bio Introduction: A Portrait as we all know, are meant to tell something. It could be an achievement, position in life of one person and simply how he live that he want others to see him with his delightful expression. That may also means that it is a representation in a form of drawing, sculpture, photography or any artistic form of oneself in still time (it’s his Utopia). An artist who makes a self-portrait knows this, since he is always moved by his passion that stimulates and drives him to make his masterpiece. The artist that I’m referring to is not just me, but anyone who have the artist spirit in them, especially you. Yes I repeat “YOU”, as you picked this book and read it; you had take a big step to become an artist, you will be in a journey of finding yourself and you are in a right direction. Things that you need to poses are dedication and perseverance. Also I have to include, you have to get motivated, and one key that I have to share to keep your creative side to work is to get an inspiration, it can come from any form, conscious or not, so always be thankful to, our creator “GOD” and our universe for it provide us what we need, The “Artist Spirit”. This book will help you achieve realism in doing your drawing specially portraits, believe it or not, you will be amazed of your accomplishment, also people who are close to you will be impressed, who know you will be making a living out of your Portrait drawings. Which I presume, and I will be happy to hear from you if that day will happen.