101 Drawing Secrets: Take Your Art to the Next Level with Simple Tips and Techniques

Author(s): Catherine V. Holmes


Bestselling author and drawing master Catherine V. Holmes distills a lifetime of drawing knowledge into 101 easy-to-grasp tips for artists who want to improve their drawing.

Artist extraordinaire Catherine V. Holmes has written numerous successful step-by-step drawing books.101 Drawing Secrets takes a different spin on the traditional how-to-draw book. Busy artists who are short on time or just want to learn something new easily can dip into the book at any point and pick up a tip or trick they can immediately apply to their own artwork. From quick written tips, to illustrated examples, to simple step-by-step tutorials, the tips provide valuable insight into drawing for anyone wanting to take their art to the next level.Tips include:Draw from different points of view
Draw what you see, not what you think, by drawing upside down
Use a grid system to improve accuracy
Look at negative space to check accuracy
Break the subject down into simple shapes; Sketch daily to improve more quickly
Create an eye-catching focal point
Draw on unusual surfaces
Convert your reference image to black and white to simplify
Draw with one continuous line to strengthen your brain, eye, and hand coordination
Develop your signature style
Draw more realistic teeth
Focus on the process, not the product
Avoid smudging that can ruin your drawings
Crop your artwork to create a more compelling piece.


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  • : 9781684620180
  • : Sixth&Spring Books
  • : Sixth&Spring Books
  • : September 2021
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  • : Paperback
  • : Catherine V. Holmes