200 Step-by-Step Flowers, Leaves, Cacti, Succulents, and Other Items Found in Nature
Author: Peggy Dean
An easy, no-skills-necessary guide to drawing flowers, leaves, and cacti with 200 step-by-step prompts. Line drawing is an easy-to-master art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations. Botanical Line Drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations. This book focuses on the extremely popular subject matter of the natural world and includes flowers, leaves, succulents, houseplants, trees, branches, mushrooms, and more. These simple line drawings will allow you to branch out and have fun with your own personal style, as well as inspire you to add flourishes to other projects.
200 Step-By-Step Flowers, Leaves, Cacti, Succulents, and Other Items Found in Nature
Line drawing is an easy art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations.This book walks through drawing very simple doodles, into more elaborate, delicate illustrations, and is easy to follow for all skill levels.
Cactus & Succulent Edition: 200 Step-By-Step Illustrations
Author: Peggy Dean
Category: Botanical illustration
This simple line drawing guide features all of our favorite cacti and succulents and is perfect for the beginner and a great addition to the tool box of a seasoned artist. Easy-to-understand instructions are presented with six illustrative steps, void of written instruction or over-the-top explanation.
A Complete Step-by-Step Creative Workbook to Jump-Start Modern Calligraphy Skills
Author: Peggy Dean
A complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, flourishes, and project ideas. The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering. As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike.
Author: Susan Gaber
Publisher: Courier Corporation
A hundred garden favorites rendered in black-and-white line illustrations will suggest numerous design and artistic uses. Amaryllis, anemone, begonia, cinquefoil, peony, snapdragon flow and weave, many forming borders and frames.
Author: Alli Koch
Publisher: Paige Tate Select
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
If you feel like your busy schedule is preventing you from becoming the next Monet or Van Gogh, let us introduce you to Alli. Alli has mastered the art of turning simple doodles into beautifully designed floral illustrations, and she is giving you her expertise in her book How To Draw Modern Florals. In this book, Alli will teach you everything you need to know about modern florals: tools of the trade, where to find inspiration, the anatomy of a flower, and the basic shapes for drawing a flower. You'll feel as though you're sitting down with Alli at a coffeeshop as she walks you through the process of drawing and designing modern florals. You'll learn designs from classic floral favorites like the rose to most popular florals of today. You'll even learn some non-traditional florals that happen to be some of Alli's favorites: succulents and cacti. This is an introduction, so no experience is needed. If you can draw a S or a C; with a pen, Alli can teach you how to draw a beautiful, modern floral design.
Exploring the Natural World Through Mindful, Expressive Drawing
Author: Sharla R. Hicks
Publisher: Quarry Books
Get tangled up in the serenity of the natural world. It's easy to see why interest in tangle drawing continues to grow. With a focus on simple mark making as well as drawing with the intention to relax and be creative, tangle drawing is a powerful tool for people looking to tap into their inner artist. This book guides readers in exploring and developing their own style of tangle-inspired botanicals, land and seascapes, lush foliage, and mixed-media color enhancers. Artist Sharla Hicks uses nature photographs and monoprints embossed with flowers, leaves, and grasses for her inspiration. Tangle-Inspired Botanicals includes more than 200 illustrations, including many finished artworks, along with written instruction.
with Colored Pencils
Author: Jasmina Susak
Publisher: Jasmina Susak
Six step-by-step drawing tutorials: red rose, sunflower, jasmine, water lily, Daisy pollen and Magenta Zinnia. How to draw realistic flowers with colored pencils for the beginners.
200+ Step by Step Drawings of Trees, Flowers, Fruits, Leaves and Vegetables
Author: Peter Childs
Botanical Line Drawing- 200+ Step by Step Drawings of Trees, Flowers, Fruits, Leaves and Vegetables: The Complete Workbook of Botanical Line Drawing.This book contains 200+ step by step drawings of common trees, flowers, fruits, vegetables and leaves from nature. Many of these drawings comprise of simple combination of lines and shapes. This joyful book will not only bring out your inner creativity but also will surprise you with some gorgeous illustrations from daily nature. Pages after pages of simple illustrations, sometimes complex ones, will make light work out of common shapes. These step by step instructions, with 5 to 10 steps in each drawing, will guide you to your very own line drawings in no time.Don't waste time! Get a hold of this book now!!
Author: Andrew Fox
Publisher: Rock Point Gift & Stationery
Everything you need to learn to draw lovely, minimalistic nature art with calligraphy! With just a few strokes of a calligraphy pen, London-based designer and illustrator Andrew Fox can help you to create a fun series of minimalistic nature drawings. From acorns, beetles, daffodils,and hedgehogs to snowflakes and clouds the drawings in this book are simple to create and easily recognizable. In Learn to Draw Calligraphy Nature, each design effortlessly becomes a unique drawing that you can use on greeting cards, posters, gifts, and more. Perfect for entry-level artists, this package includes: - A hardcover book filled with techniques to draw 30 creations from nature - A high-quality calligraphy marker - 25 sheets of paper to get started The technique is easy, and with a few marks of a pen, you can create an amazing nature drawings.
Draw Whimsical and Decorative Styles and Scripts
Author: Bethany Robertson
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Practical Lessons in Pencil and Paper
Author: Irene Smit,Astrid van der Hulst
Publisher: Workman Publishing
In its innovative magazines and books, Flow celebrates creativity, mindfulness, and the pleasures of paper through a uniquely appealing marriage of ideas and visuals -- beautiful illustrations and paintings created by a group of talented professional artists. Now those same artists have opened up their toolkits, sharing secrets, techniques, and point of view to teach the creatively curious how to draw. Here are 50 easy, illustrated step-by-step lessons on how to draw a whimsically curated list of the things we see and interact with every day: a bouquet of flowers, a watering can, a cat, mittens, favourite plants and vegetables, a cup and saucer, a kitchen table, fruit wrappers, a seagull, a dress collar, an apple tree. The lessons take us line by line from early sketch to finished drawing, with space alongside for the reader to draw the same. And unlike other beginner's drawing guides, every lesson stems from each artist's particular sensibility. This book is not about learning shapes, but how to create beautiful images with quirkiness and personality. The focus is not on perspective or shading, but the mindful pleasures of doing creative work. Included are special paper goodies, from the instructional (sheets of tracing paper, watercolour paper, coloured paper for a singular effect) to the purely joyful -- postcards, a 32-page booklet with bellyband, paper doll foldouts, and more.
Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days
Author: Jenna Rainey
A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.
A Creative Workbook for Doodling and Beyond
Author: Angelea Van Dam
Publisher: Design Originals
Drawing beautiful flowers is easier than you think, and more enjoyable than you ever imagined! All you need to get started is a pencil or pen and this creative workbook. Angelea Van Dam, the professional artist behind Hello Angel coloring books, shows you how to propagate your own garden of hand-drawn blooms. Just as flowers begin with a seed, Angelea introduces you to the simple "seeds" of flower art, with basic techniques like making circles, tracing shapes, and drawing lines and marks. She then provides step-by-step instructions for drawing gorgeous daisies, daffodils, dahlias, mums, roses, peonies, and more. Experience the joy of instant happy art, as you practice your new skills with fun interactive exercises, printed on high-quality artist paper.
Sketching Super-Cute Tacos, Sushi, Clouds, Flowers, Monsters, Cosmetics, and More
Author: Zainab Khan
The Japanese word kawaii translates to "cute," and this how-to book is chock-full of super-adorable images of tacos, sushi, smoothies, clouds, rainbows, cacti, doodle monsters, Christmas trees, lipsticks, teacups, and more for your adoration. Popular kawaii artist Zainab Khan shows you how to draw 75 super-cute characters with simple step-by-step illustrations and instructions. She has also included fun search-and-find images and inspiration boards that show you how to give your characters different facial expressions and zany accessories. Thanks to this crash course in Kawaii Doodle Class, soon you will be enhancing your notebooks, stationery, artwork, and more with your own unique kawaii world!
An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art
Author: Amy Latta
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
A Fun & Inspiring Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering Hand Lettering for Relaxation is the perfect way to cultivate calmness and joy while creating beautiful works of art. While hand lettering can look intimidating, artist and blogger Amy Latta has a friendly and down-toearth approach that will give you the confidence to draw impressive designs with ease. Learn how to create a lovely brush-lettered look with easy, no-fail faux calligraphy. Then add pretty embellishments such as vines, roses, banners, ribbons, swirls and feathers that take your designs to the next level. You’ll also get a beginner’s guide to real brush lettering, plus fun print fonts and ways to highlight, shadow or emboss your words. With 46 unique workshops, each with a featured motivational design, you will gain enough proficiency to proudly share your lettered art on social media, make personalized gifts and even decorate your home. In this interactive workbook, doodling on the high-quality art paper is highly encouraged! Use it to letter the featured design with the new technique you learned, create your own design or simply enjoy some meditative practice. No matter how you use it, this book is sure to help you relax, enjoy your creative journey and make your life more beautiful wherever you are.
A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting
Author: Kristin Van Leuven
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
It’s time to get your feet wet with watercolors! This dynamic and inspirational guide will set you down a path of exploration as you learn to play with watercolors. You will learn to effectively use basic techniques and principles to create beautiful, expressive works of art. In Modern Watercolor, artists will discover how to paint in watercolor by harnessing the medium's unique transparent qualities to create stunning works of art, stationery, gifts, and more. From selecting your first watercolor paints to learning to blend colors into a unique palette, we are here to guide you as you begin your journey. By the end, your paintings will be cohesive and rich. These easy-to-follow lessons will explore using watercolor on different surfaces, how to create basic shapes using fun techniques, and how to create myriad gorgeous effects that can be achieved with different brushes and strokes. You will even learn how to add layers of dimension and texture and how to work with resist techniques to create pretty patterns and gorgeous backgrounds.
Author: Alannah Moore
Publisher: Ilex Press
Collage allows your creativity to run riot. It lets you juxtapose disparate elements, styles and media against each other and create something entirely novel, bizarre, arresting, beautiful, ironic or unsettling. Old and new can be fused together; digital and handproduced can be combined. What you can create with collage knows no bounds. Expertly curated with an eye to the fresh, the exciting collection of new collage ideas will inspire collage artists at every level, from those dipping a toe in the art form to experts.