Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond
Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond: Create Lifelike Portraits, Pets, Landscapes and More
Amazing Crayon Drawing With Lee Hammond
Lee Hammond
Young at artCombine the familiar charm of crayons with "grown-up" art techniques for surprisingly realistic results!Your old childhood coloring friends are all grown up! In this unique book, best-selling artist Lee Hammond proves that crayons are not just for kids anymore but can hold their own as a "serious" (if unexpected) art medium. Use Hammond's easy methods to create striking drawings that feature brilliant color and incredibly lifelike texture.29 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide range of subjects—still life, landscapes, animals and peopleSimple blending, layering and burnishing techniques translate into remarkably realistic drawingsHammond's graphing and "puzzle piece" theories help you draw any subject with true-to-life resultsFeatures great tricks you can pass along to other crayon lovers in your life, regardless of ageYou simply won't believe what you can accomplish with this familiar and affordable medium. Rediscover the creative thrill of opening the "big box," and infuse your art with a fresh sense of play.

Book Details


  • Nonfiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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This book teaches you how to draw amazing pictures with a childhood favorite - Crayola Crayons. It is hard to believe the life-like images were produced by crayons, but this book teaches you the techniques that can be used with crayons. There are warm-ups and projects, step by step and telling you what colors and techniques to use for each of them. It teaches how to make the unique look of crayon to works to your advantage and shows you how to make a variety of texture. Anything you need to know about drawing with crayons is in this book.

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