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The Art of Basic Drawing
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Table of Contents

Getting Started
Tools & Materials
Basic Pencil Techniques
Practicing Lines
Perspective
Warming Up
Sketching
Learning to See
Beginning with Basic Shapes
Developing Form

Still Life
Fruit & Nuts
Strawberries
Pineapple
Pinecone
Candlelight
Still Life Composition
Reflections & Lace
Bottle & Bread

Animals
Drawing Animals
Drawing at the Zoo
Flamingo
Elephant
Kangaroo
Toucan
Tortoise
Rattlesnake
Giant Panda
Giraffe

Horse Portrait
Pony
Siberian Husky Puppy
English Bulldog
Miniature Schnauzer
Persian Cat
Tabby Cat

Landscapes
Landscape Composition
Perspective Tips
Clouds
Rocks
Tree Shapes
Structures
Mountains
Deserts
Creek with Rocks
Sycamore Lane
Half Dome, Yosemite

People
Adult Head
Head Positions
Eyes
Noses & Ears
Woman in Profile
Man in Profile
Girl in Profile
Boy in Profile

About the Authors

About the Author

William F. Powell studied at the Art Students Career School in New York and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His work has been represented in major galleries and reproduced in the form of illustrations, prints, and limited edition collectors plates. He has been professionally involved in fine art, commercial art, and illustration for more than 45 years. He holds awards for the technical side of his art, which has been used in major space and environmental programs.Michael Butkus was trained at Otis Parsons in Los Angeles and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He has taught illustration and rendering techniques, along with character design and visual development, to art industry professionals.More than 85 years ago, Walter Foster-a well-known artist, instructor, and collector-began producing art instruction books from his home in Laguna Beach, California. He originally wrote, illustrated, printed, bound, packaged, shipped, and distributed them himself. Although Walter passed away in 1981 at the age of 90, his legacy continues in a growing product line. Walter Foster Publishing now provides how-to books and kits to millions of enthusiastic artists worldwide who enjoy the rewards of learning how to draw and paint. People who have never before picked up a paintbrush or drawing pencil have discovered their artistic talents through his easy-to-follow instruction books.Mia Tavonatti is an artist with a variety of interests, including a strong passion for painting and drawing. She moved from Michigan to California to attend art school at California State University, Long Beach, where she earned her BFA and MFA in illustration. She has also studied painting abroad, and she loves to spend her summers painting in Greece. Mia has exhibited her work extensively, both in Europe and throughout the United States. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, and her work can be seen on more than 45 book covers and in several magazines.

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