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Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Stuff: Draw Anything and Everything in the Cutest Style Ever!

Angela Nguyen

£8.99 £8.36

ENTER PLANET CUTE!!! Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Stuff teaches you how to draw anything and everything people, animals, food and everyday objects in an adorable manner. You don't need any specialist tools or materials to start drawing cute stuff: all you need is a biro or marker pen, then you're ready to go! With artist and illustrator Angela Nguyen, start by learning the techniques of kawaii through quick and easy exercises on the basic shapes, effects and style. You can then dive right into making your kawaii characters, as the step-by-step, how-to sequences inside make drawing cute stuff really simple. A perfect book for beginners - add cute-appeal to any drawing in no time at all!

How to Draw: Animals: In Simple Steps

Eva Dutton, Polly Pinder, et al.

£12.99 £12.08

Learn how to draw cute household pets, impressive wild animals and amazing birds using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, four popular artists show how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of creatures including cats, dogs, horses, lions, elephants, monkeys, penguins and eagles. If you have never drawn before this is definitely the book for you, and there is a lot here to inspire more experienced artists too. Uses material from the How to Draw series.

How to Draw: Dragons: In Simple Steps

Paul Bryn Davies

£4.99 £4.64

From simple shapes to great drawings in easy stages. If you want to learn how to draw a fantastic selection of dragons, start here and now. Even absolute beginners will be able to create pictures to be proud of following this clear step-by-step technique. All drawing is based on the simple construction of lines and shapes. This great new series teaches how to draw popular subjects in extremely easy step-by-step stages. Even an absolute beginner will be able to create great drawings following these illustrations. In this book, Paul Davies includes a fantastic range of dragons from fearsome flying and fighting beasts to fire-breathing creatures and endearing cartoon-like characters.

How to Draw: Manga Girls: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

£4.99 £4.64

28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style female figures. Drawing girls is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of creating these delightful characters. Suitable for adults and children of all ages and abilities.

Drawing: A Complete Guide

Giovanni Civardi

£9.99 £9.29

This comprehensive guide brings together the seven books from the successful Art of Drawing series: Drawing Techniques, Drawing Portraits, Drawing the Clothes Figure, Drawing Hands & Feet, Drawing Scenery, Drawing Light & Shade and The Nude. This is an essential book for anyone learning to draw, or wishing to improve their drawing. Starting with the basics of drawing techniques, Civardi gives expert advice on drawing portraits, the clothed figure, hands and feet and scenery, finishing with a section on the importance of light and shade. Civardi's technical advice and practical tips, accompanied by his own outstanding drawings, make this an invaluable resource for any artist.

How to Draw: Faces: In Simple Steps

Susie Hodge

£4.99 £4.64

This delightful introduction to drawing faces completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished faces. Susie Hodge includes a good selection of head-and-shoulder portraits in this book including couples, children, babies and older people in a variety of poses, and showing a range of expressions. She uses a helpful two-colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.

Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Animals: Draw Every Little Creature in the Cutest Style Ever!

Angela Nguyen

£8.99 £8.36

RETURN TO PLANET CUTE!!! Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Animals teaches you how to draw almost 100 different creatures in an adorable manner. Don't believe seagulls and stingrays can be cute? Think again! You don't need any specialist tools or materials to start drawing cute stuff: all you need is a biro or marker pen, then you're ready to go! Artist and illustrator Angela Nguyen starts by teaching you the essential techniques of kawaii through quick and easy exercises on the basic shapes, effects and style. From there, jump straight into drawing the myriad beasts small and big you can find inside the book, from household pets to the exotic animals in the seas and skies. The clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step diagrams are great for visual learners, and make following the instructions for your kawaii critters a breeze. As a brand new addition to this series, interactive pages have been included to encourage you to get drawing straight away, and practice alongside Angela’s examples. A perfect book for beginners add cute-appeal to your furry 'n' feathered companions in no time at all!

How to Draw: Woodland Animals: In Simple Steps

Susie Hodge

£4.99 £4.64

Learn how to draw all kinds of woodland animals using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, Susie Hodge shows you how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of animals and birds including rabbits, badgers, woodpeckers, wolves, squirrels and chipmunks. If you have never drawn before this is definitely the book for you, and there is a lot here to inspire more experienced artists too.

How to Draw: Flowers: In Simple Steps

Janet Whittle

£4.99 £4.64

From simple shapes to realistic drawings in easy stages. If you want to learn how to draw beautiful flowers, start here and now. Even absolute beginners will be able to create pictures to be proud of following this clear step-by-step technique. If you have never drawn before you will love the simple approach to drawing flowers in this easy-to-follow book. Janet Whittle includes a great range of flowers, including poppies, fuchsias, geraniums, tulips, water lilies, sunflowers, daffodils and many more. Discover the delights of creating your own floral pictures with this invaluable book.

How to Draw: Horses: In Simple Steps

Eva Dutton

£4.99 £4.64

Amazing results can be achieved quickly using Eva Dutton's simple step-by-step drawing techniques. From simple shapes and easy stages to each final image, she demystifies the drawing process, making drawing horses achievable and fun to do. Even absolute beginners be able to create realistic drawings if they follow this method. This is a wonderful introduction to drawing horses and it really demystifies the process of building up the images from initial simple shapes right through to the finished animals. Eva Dutton breaks down the stages into easy steps using a two colour process that clearly shows every line and curve. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.

How to Draw: Manga Chibis: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

£4.99 £4.64

28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of manga chibi figures. Chibis are a fun subject to explore, with large eyes, tiny bodies and very expressive emotions. This is a genre perfect for anyone seeking to learn a simpler form of manga and the basics of creating these delightful characters.

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Carole Massey

£12.99 £12.08

If you have ever wanted to learn to draw but lacked the confidence to start, then Drawing for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you. The author, Carole Massey, is an accomplished artist with many years' experience of teaching and demonstrating, and even the most hesitant of beginners will soon pick up the skills and techniques needed to start drawing. The book is a complete drawing course, designed to help you progress from simple techniques such as lines, circles, squares and ellipses through to capturing landscapes, figures and buildings. There are numerous simple step-by-step demonstrations as well as larger projects, and outline tracings are provided of the more complex drawings that you can transfer straight onto your paper, if you wish to use them. Most of the artworks in the book are created using pencil, but the author also uses ink, ballpoint pen, pastel pencil and watersoluble pencils to encourage you to experiment with other media too. By the end of the book, you will have learnt all you need to know to take your drawing skills further and become an accomplished artist in your own right.

How to Draw: Manga: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

£12.99 £12.08

Over 130 step-by-step drawings showing how to draw boys, girls and creatures in the manga style. Uses material from the popular How to Draw series. If you have always wanted to draw manga but weren’t sure how to begin, this fun and simple step-by-step book will help kick-start your comic-drawing journey. Learn how to draw boys, girls and creatures (ordinary and extraordinary) in the manga style. Starting with basic shapes, professional manga artist Yishan Li shows how easy it is to turn circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into teens, kids, witches, wizards, monsters, animals and much more.

Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Food: Draw Adorable Animal Food Art in the Cutest Style Ever!

Angela Nguyen

£8.99 £8.36

An instructional step-by-step guide devoted to drawing really cute food for young and old. Hungry for a new drawing challenge? Well, get ready to enter planet cute! In her new collection, artist-author Angela Nguyen turns even the most mundane foods into living, breathing, adorable characters that you will want to draw yourself. As well as cute food-creature fusions such as blueberry kittens and sausage dog hotdogs, in Angela’s captivating world, sleeping cats lounge atop sushi, curl inside donuts, or peek out from pizza crusts. Including beautifully clear and straightforward step-by-step instructions and minimal text, How to Draw Really Cute Food is great for both visual learners and those interested in learning the essential techniques of kawaii. With chapters on appetizers, entrees, desserts, snacks and drinks, these inventive designs are sure to delight and amuse.

Botanical Illustration from Life: A Visual Guide to Observing, Drawing and Painting Plants

Isik Guner

£17.98 £16.72

Observe, draw, paint, explore and master the art of botanical illustration. Award-winning botanical artist Isik Guner shares her passion for drawing and painting living plants from around the world. Her work is both artistically accomplished and scientifically accurate, and will inspire you to master the skills you need to produce your own botanical illustrations from life. With the help of Ekin Ozbicer’s striking photography and numerous illustrations by Isik and other renowned botanical artists, this visually stunning book bridges the gap between science and art and will inspire artists, illustrators, botanists and plant lovers in equal measure.

How to Draw: People: In Simple Steps

Susie Hodge

£4.99 £4.64

Artists, whatever their skill levels, will love this easy approach to what is normally regarded as a challenging subject. An instructional introduction to drawing people, the book completely demystifies the whole process, showing how to build up great pictures using simple shapes and step-by-step illustrations. Words are not needed, as artists will be able to follow the sequences without any difficulty. Two colours are used effectively in a helpful way in each of the sequences and the superb collection of twenty eight drawings offers a range of different ages, ethnicities and poses. People at home, at work and at play are included, and using the building blocks in this book, beginners will soon find themselves producing fantastic finished drawings. More experienced artists interested in drawing figures will also find inspiration amongst the demonstrations on every page.

How to Draw: Manga Boys: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

£4.99 £4.64

28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style male figures. Drawing boys is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of creating these delightful characters.

How to Draw: Kawaii: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

£4.99 £4.64

Kawaii is a Japanese word meaning super-cute’, and it’s a trend that’s sweeping the globe. Anything can be drawn in the kawaii style, from animals, people, vegetables and flowers to food, vehicles and household items. Here, expert comic book and manga artist Yishan Li shows you how to achieve amazingly adorable drawings in just a few simple steps. Draw the cutest rabbit you’ve ever seen, or turn a car into a cute and cuddly character complete with eyes and a smiley mouth. Even a vacuum cleaner and a television set are brought to life in kawaii style. There are 28 different drawings to choose from, all full of personality and bubbling over with charm. Each one is developed in 8 easy stages from a rough sketch of the basic shapes through to the finished, coloured drawing, making this book suitable for adults and children of all ages and abilities.

Botanical Drawing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit and Other Plant Life

Penny Brown

£12.99 £12.08

A definitive artist's guide to drawing detailed and accurate plants, flowers and other vegetation in pencil. This book provides a thorough and expert guide to the subject of botanical drawing, through detailed text, examples of the author’s own studies, short exercises and larger projects. Penny Brown produces traditional botanical drawings primarily rendered in pencil. The book touches on the history of botanical drawing, the rules and practicalities, and includes an accessible, basic study of botany for the absolute beginner. From creating an initial line drawing to adding tone and then creating more complex compositions, Botanical Drawing is a detailed study of the practice for anyone wishing to explore the subject in great depth, led by an expert artist.

How to Draw: Dogs: In Simple Steps

Susie Hodge

£4.99 £4.64

A great book for anyone interested in this subject with simple step-by-step drawings and a fantastic selection of popular breeds. This delightful introduction to drawing dogs completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished animals. Susie Hodges includes a good selection of popular breeds and she uses a helpful two colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.

The Addictive Sketcher

Adebanji Alade

£14.99 £13.94

Adebanji Alade believes that everything in art begins as a sketch, and his mission is always the same to instil his work with the power and immediacy of the sketch. This book will show you how. Giving an insight into how this inspiring and talented artist works, The Addictive Sketcher passes on Adebanji Alade's infectious enthusiasm and will have the reader reaching for a pencil or pen to have a go. Adebanji has a skill and a passion for speaking and motivating his audience in a fun and engaging way, and this is reflected in his writing style. Lively, stimulating and instructive, it is packed with numerous examples of the author’s sketches as well as examples of his vibrant finished paintings. Covering pencils, coloured pencils, charcoal and graphite, along with finished oil paintings, this book provides a fascinating insight into the author’s techniques. Adebanji’s work covers a broad range of subjects, including landscapes, portraits, crowd scenes, urban scenes and seascapes. He’s particularly well known for his portraits and working outdoors capturing the life of London where he lives. This book includes examples from a range of subject areas.

How to Draw: Unicorns: In Simple Steps

Sharon Hurst

£4.99 £4.64

Unicorns have captured the imagination of people all over the world. These fantastical creatures have never been so popular, and well-known fantasy artist Sharon Hurst shows you how to bring them to life in this, her first book. Containing 26 different unicorns to draw in a range of poses and styles, each one is achieved in just 7 simple steps, making this book suitable for all ages and abilities. Each one starts with a few basic shapes and is developed into a finished tonal drawing, and a final coloured version shows you how to take your drawing even further. Choose from majestic winged creatures or playful young unicorns and discover how easily you too can create these amazing fantasy animals.

How to Draw: Wild Animals: In Simple Steps

Jonathan Newey

£4.99 £4.64

Learn how to draw a lion or a tiger. See how easy it is to draw an elephant. There is a great selection of wild animals in this book, including more big cats, zebra. a giraffe, a white rhino and a magnificent stag. Amazing results can be achieved in no time using Jonathan Newey's simple step-by-step techniques. From simple shapes to each final image, he demystifies the process, making drawing achievable and fun to do.

Drawing Animals: How to Create Realistic Drawings of Animals Using Graphite Pencils

Lucy Swinburne

£12.99 £12.08

Whether you want to capture a beloved pet cat or a magnificent wolf on paper, this book provides a complete course in how to draw them. All the essential drawing techniques and materials you need are explained clearly and simply by Lucy, and two brand new sections show you how to sketch the key features of a wide variety of animals such as eyes, ears and fur, and how to capture movement. The 20 step-by-step exercises inside draw on a diverse range of subjects from various continents, including meerkats, lizards and horses. This inspiring book is a must-have for any artist seeking to capture the spirit and character of animals in their drawings.

Figure Drawing: A Complete Guide

Giovanni Civardi

£12.99 £12.08

An extensive guide to figure-drawing, from full body sketches to close-up details, by a master artist. This extensive guide to figure drawing brings together seven books from the successful Art of Drawing series: Drawing Techniques, Heads and Faces, Sketching People, Understanding Human Form and Structure, The Nude, Drawing Hands and Feet and Clothing on Figures. This is an essential guide for anyone particularly interested in figure drawing, and includes in-depth studies of human anatomy by master artist Civardi. Civardi's technical advice and practical tips, accompanied by his own outstanding drawings, make this an invaluable resource for any portrait artist.

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