Saturday, August 29, 2020

How to Draw Almost Everything Vol. 2 Review & GIVEAWAY

Draw more fun and cute illustrations! From the best-selling Almost Everything series this is How to Draw Almost Everything Vol. 2: An Illustrated Sourcebook by Six Pommes. Six Pommes is the pen name for the six illustrators who contributed to this volume. Learn to draw with pen and paper. No experience necessary! The artists used ordinary copy paper and gel ink ballpoint pens for the illustrations in this book. Pen brands are specified. Each illustration is broken down into easy-to-follow steps with variations and tips. Begin by drawing simple lines. Then add basic shapes such as circles, triangles and squares. Continue by adding small details to personalize your illustration and you're on your way to making adorable doodles. There are 5 chapters filled with delightful characters and elements such as - animals, people, everyday objects, patterns & borders, and holidays & seasons. Peek inside below! An inspiration gallery shows ideas for adding your doodles to things like notes, cards and gifts for a personal touch. Approachable and engaging, it's ideal for anyone who wants to improve their drawing! Quarry Books released the 224 page paperback June 16, 2020. Get your copy below!


CONTENTS

GETTING STARTED: DRAWING WITH BALLPOINT PENS
How to Use This Book
All About Ballpoint Pens
Warm-Up 1:  Drawing Lines
Special Lesson:  Color Your Illustrations Using Lines
Special Lesson:  Understanding Color Combinations
Warm-Up 2:  Drawing Illustrations from Basic Shapes
Special Lesson:  Drawing from Different Perspectives

CHAPTER 1: DRAWING ANIMALS
Lesson 1:  Drawing Animal Faces Using Basic Shapes
Lesson 2:  Drawing Animal Bodies
Lesson 3:  Cats
Lesson 4:  Dogs
Special Lesson:  Tips for Drawing Cuter Cats & Dogs
Lesson 5:  Equine
Lesson 6:  Bears
Lesson 7:  Monkeys & Gorillas
Lesson 8:  Round Animals
Lesson 9:  Reptiles & Amphibians
Lesson 10:  Birds
Lesson 11:  Fish & Aquatic Animals
Lesson 12:  Insects
Special Lesson:  Animal Characters
Lesson 13:  Mysterious Creature
Lesson 14:  Zodiac Animals

CHAPTER 2: DRAWING PEOPLE
Lesson 1:  Drawing People Using Basic Shapes
Special Lesson:  Drawing People from Different Angles
Special Lesson:  Drawing People of Different Ages
Lesson 2:  Hairstyles
Lesson 3:  Facial Expressions & Emotions
Lesson 4:  Actions & Movements
Lesson 5:  Clothing & Accessories
Special Lesson:  How to Draw Unique Characters
Special Lesson:  Fairytale Characters
Special Lesson:  Horoscope Characters

CHAPTER 3: DRAWING EVERYDAY OBJECTS
Lesson 1:  Flowers & Trees
Lesson 2:  Fruit
Lesson 3:  Vegetables
Lesson 4:  Bread
Lesson 5:  Sweets
Lesson 6:  Meals
Lesson 7:  Drinks
Lesson 8:  Dishes & Kitchenware
Lesson 9:  Household Objects
Lesson 10:  Furniture
Lesson 11:  Cosmetics
Lesson 12:  Buildings & Vehicles
Special Lesson:  Personify Objects to Create Characters

CHAPTER 4: PATTERNS & BORDERS
Lesson 1:  Motifs
Lesson 2:  Borders & Line Motifs
Lesson 3:  Frames
Lesson 4:  Decorative Text
Lesson 5:  Messages

CHAPTER 5: HOLIDAYS & SEASONAL ILLUSTRATIONS
Lesson 1:  Holidays & Special Events
Lesson 2:  Seasonal Illustrations
Lesson 3:  Icons

Inspiration Gallery
About the Illustrators


CONTENTS 


CONTENTS continued


WARM-UP 2  Drawing Illustrations from Basic Shapes



LESSON 4  Actions & Movements

How to Draw Almost Everything Vol. 2 is available worldwide at Quarry Books, a division of the Quarto Publishing Group USA. Check out their unique catalog at Quarry Books. Quarto has generously offered to giveaway a copy! One winner will be selected at random. Open until September 14, 2020. Canada & the USA only. Good luck!

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24 comments:

  1. Another book that I would like to have is Draw 500 Everyday Things

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  2. Mom n Me an Art Journal to Share. Thanks!

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  3. Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists would be a great book to own, too!

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  4. Another book I would like is The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition.

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  5. My daughter would love the Little People Big Dreams Frida Kahlo book.

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  6. Art Lab for Little Kids is another book in the series.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  7. the book, Ultimate Slime, would be popular in this house. it tells how to make crunchy and fluffy slime!
    jan

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  8. Oh I love all there create sets, I'd like the cross-stitch the Golden Girls set.

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  9. I also like the book Royal Horticultural Society Wild in the Garden Diary 2021

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  10. I would love the Golden Girls Cross Stitch!

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  11. The book on Jane Goodall would be very interesting for my granddaughter

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  12. I would like the meditative stone art. Thank you for sharing.

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  13. I like Little People Big Dreams by Jane Goodall for my granddaughter.

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  14. I'd love to have Sweet and Savory Fat Bombs!

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  15. I think the Cross Stitch The Golden Girls would be fun!

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  16. I know at 3 people to whom I could give Soulful Baker

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  17. Little People Big Dreams
    Jane Goodall such a cute book

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  18. i love the crossstich the golden girls book i need this i would make all of them patterns for my friends they are huge fans we all are

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  19. My son would definitely like to have 40 Inspiring Icons: Fantastic Footballers.

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  20. I might like to purchase The Flexible Vegetarian: Flexitarian recipes to cook with or without meat and fish as a gift for someone.

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  21. I would like to have Draw 500 Everyday Things.

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  22. I would also like The Parenting Project .

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