Draw 50 Birds

Author: Lee J. Ames
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823085996
Format: PDF, ePub
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Draw 50 Birds teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames brings together dozens of birds from around the world, including the puffin, the peacock, the dodo bird, the dove, the great horned owl, and even the common chicken. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Even the youngest artists can make these feathered friends. It's easy to enjoy the company of your favorite feathered friends when it's done the Draw 50 way.

Draw 50 Endangered Animals

Author: Lee J. Ames
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823086089
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers step-by-step instructions for drawing such endangered animals as the humpback whale, giant panda, gorilla, Indian python, Galapagos penguin, peregrine falcon, and the California condor.

Draw 50 Magical Creatures

Author: Lee J. Ames
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823086119
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn to Draw 50 Magical Creatures Draw 50 Magical Creatures teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Acclaimed author and illustrator Lee J. Ames shows you how to draw an enchanting variety of mystical creatures and legendary beasts, including a stately centaur, a frightening Cyclops, a playful fairy, a bashful mermaid, and so much more. Lee J. Ames’s drawing method has proven successful for children and adults alike over the past thirty years. The thirty books in the Draw 50 series have more than five million copies in print and have shown everyone from amateurs to experts how to draw everything from animals to airplanes. Even the youngest artists can make these mythical beasts look great. It’s easy when you do it the Draw 50 way. www.draw50.com From the Hardcover edition.

You Can Draw Anything

Author: Kim Gamble
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 174237798X
Format: PDF, ePub
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An introduction to drawing provides step-by-step instructions, along with helpful tips, jokes, stories, and flip pictures.

Self Sufficiency

Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1634500229
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More! The inspiring guide to back to basics living, now fully updated! Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living—whether they’re urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the information they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed instructions on how to improve everyday life from an environmentally and organic perspective while keeping the focus on the family. Readers will learn how to plant a family garden and harvest the produce; can fruits and vegetables; bake bread and cookies; design interactive and engaging “green” projects; harness natural wind and solar energy to cook food and warm their homes; boil sap to make maple syrup; and build treehouses, furniture, and more. Also included are natural crafts readers can do with their kids, such as scrapbooking, making potato prints, dipping candles, and constructing seasonal decorations. Whether the goal is to live entirely off the grid or just to shrink their carbon footprints, families will find this book a thorough resource and a great inspiration.

Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World

Author: Eugene M. McCarthy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198040415
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With more than 5,000 works cited, Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World is the greatest compendium of information ever published on hybridization in birds. Worldwide in scope, it provides information on all reported avian crosses, not only those occurring in captivity, but also in a natural setting (approximately 4,000 crosses are covered). This book is a basic reference, intended both for the serious birder and the professional biologist. McCarthy's work fills a need for reference material that takes into account the last half century of data. It will be of interest to workers in a wide variety of fields, ranging from animal behavior to genetics, ecology, zoology, and systematics. In fact, it will make fascinating reading for anyone interested in birds and the natural world.

Drawing Cute Animals in Colored Pencil

Author: Ai Akikusa
Publisher:
ISBN: 159253936X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing animals using colored pencils, including elephants, polar bears, lions, penguins, and deer, with tips on drawing animal hair and experimenting with colors.

Drawing Painting Trees in the Landscape

Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781440305375
Format: PDF
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Draw & Paint Realistic Trees in All Four Seaons Bestselling author and naturalist Claudia Nice is back with another studio essential for every landscape artist. Drawing & Painting Trees in the Landscape features Claudia's best tips and techniques for painting trees of all kinds in their natural settings—from the majesty of mountain evergreens to the delicate pink blossoms of cherry trees in spring. With her inspiring artistic style and in-depth visual instruction, Claudia starts with the basics, showing you how to break down reference photos and open-air vistas into simple shapes, colors and textures. Follow along as she skillfully guides you through every step of creating vibrant compositions anchored by glorious trees and foliage, including: Drawing and sketching techniques for mapping out successful compositions A variety of basic tree shapes you can reference and copy; featuring more than 40 conifers, hardwoods and deciduous trees Proven color mixes for painting an array of vibrant hues—from the many different greens of foliage to the soft pastels of spring blossoms—using watercolor, oil, acrylics or mixed media Step-by-step instructions on drawing and painting important details, such as the weathered textures of bark, the sculptural shapes of bare branches in winter, aged mossy trunks and more Techniques for working smart in any medium, such as using simple watercolor washes for distant foliage, adding details with pen & ink, and "knife painting" in oils for interesting dimensional effects Whether your goal is to make accurate field sketches for your journal, paint what you see on your travels through the countryside, or just capture familiar views of your own back yard, Claudia makes the process fun, easy and satisfying. Like a walk in the woods, with every step you'll relax, enjoy and learn something new.