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Learn the tips and tricks that artist use to draw the world around them.Inside are simple shortcuts to drawing people, pets, landscapes, still life arrangements and more. Award – winning artist and educator Diane Cardaci guides you expertly through the simple steps and techniques you need to know to render ant subject quickly and accurately. Discover speed sketching, blocking in with basic forms, measuring proportions and quick ways to bend with detailed explanations and helpful illustrations. Step by step in-depth lessons are also included on drawing basics such as value, dimension, perspective and more. You also learn the which tools and materials are best for drawing on the go, as well as shortcuts to adding depth, shading and highlights, simplifying your subjects, and using basic shapes. With clear instruction and inspiring ideas, this is a must – have guidebook for artists of all skill levels