There is no secret to drawing if you put a pen to paper and make a mark you are drawing. With each and every drawing that you do you will get better, so pick up the nearest pen or pencil, whatever is at hand, and begin. Step-by-step, this encourages you to draw what you want and develop your own drawings style. So open this book and discover your inner artist.
There's no great secret to drawing. Anybody can draw. If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let ILYA inspire you to pick up your pencil and create a magical masterpiece. His positive approach secures quick, accurate results and ever-growing confidence. This is a creative, encouraging book that takes all the mystery out of the art and practice of drawing. It shows readers from age 8 to 80 how drawing works, giving invaluable yet simple hints, tips and personal as well as professional pointers across a wide range of drawing styles, tools and techniques. Simple lessons are delivered via step-by-step practical exercises, giving a comprehensive, stylish, inclusive and inside perspective on the not-so-mysterious art of drawing. By the last page, readers will come away willing and able to draw absolutely anything. Anything and everything is possible, from realistic sketches through to taking a line for a walk - or letting a line take you for a walk. Learn for yourself or rediscover the confidence-building joys of free creative expression - plus the handy ability to get your thoughts, feelings and ideas down quickly and easily in a form that anyone, anywhere can appreciate and understand. 'Brilliant and inspirational, for all ages' - Jane B.