101 Drawing Secrets

Take Your Art to the Next Level with Simple Tips and Techniques

By Catherine V. Holmes (Author)


Format Paperback



101 Drawing Secrets

Take Your Art to the Next Level with Simple Tips and Techniques

by 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.

Catherine V. Holmes is a teacher, artist, youth advocate, and the author of the bestselling How to Draw Cool Stuff, The 15-Minute Artist, and other drawing books. She lives with her family in the Boston area.

Pub Date: 10/5/2021

ISBN: 9781684620180

Price: $21.99 / $28.99 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 128 pages, color & b-w illus. throughout

Trim: 8.5 x 11 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Art & Photography

Publisher: Sixth&Spring

Series: The 15-Minute Artist

The 15-Minute Artist

The 15-Minute Artist