Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way by Lee J. Ames

By Lee J. Ames

Draw 50 constructions and different buildings teaches aspiring artists tips to draw very easily by means of following easy, step by step directions. Celebrated writer Lee J. Ames exhibits readers how you can draw recognized buildings from world wide, in addition to an igloo, a barn and silo, a windmill, or even a teepee. Ames's representation variety and well known drawing strategy has made him a pacesetter within the step by step drawing guide, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 sequence have bought greater than 3 million copies. Ames's guide permits pro artists to refine their procedure and publications amateurs to increase their very own inventive skills. Even the youngest artists can draw the tallest, grandest buildings. It's effortless to build any form of development while it's performed the Draw 50 means.

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