The Absolute Beginner's Big Book of Drawing and Painting
*Competitive basic drawing and painting books have sold well in both front and backlist. *This is the 7th Absolute Beginner book from the Willenbrinks. Their first 5 titles have sold a total of 199,345 as of 11/26/13.) *Includes more than 100 lessons from 4 of the Willenbrinks' most beloved books. Through easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations, Mark and Mary provide guidance and encouragement for beginning artists to create drawings, watercolors and oil paintings. Culled from four of the Willenbrinks' popular titles, this book teaches readers about materials, techniques and more. 33 mini-demonstrations help the reader practice techniques. Through 50 demonstrations, readers learn how to draw and paint a variety of subjects. Simple compositions and a realistic style build confidence in beginners, giving them the skills draw and paint anything.