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: In this handy book, would-be artists will learn how to draw through easy-to-follow, time-efficient demonstrations and exercises. It covers all the main subject areas, from still life to portraits, and a full range of black and white media. With feature boxes on certain ideas in art and reproductions of historical artworks, the book will give people an understanding of art as a whole as well as a thorough grounding in drawing technique.Drawing practice and ideas combined in a great all-round book. Perfect for readers who don't have much time on their hands, who can dip into the book for a few minutes a day and feel they have learned a new skill. Topics include: drawing faces, shading techniques, exercises in free and playful drawing, creating atmosphere, caricature. Portable format for ease of use.