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Best beginner drawing book

- Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:42:43 EST ATbB+7jw No.52238
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I can't draw for shit and I would really like to learn to do I can produce my weird visions and psychedelic thoughts.

I downloaded drawing with the right side of the brain.I got up to the part where you draw the picture upside down then my computer died.

Now I only have my phone so I want to actually go out and buy some books.

Any way on top of that even that book seemed a little advanced for me.I found drawbox but id still rather have a physical book.

Pic related it's my drawing from that book.(looks barely anything like me)
SCAB - Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:48:32 EST UYqvL2Y5 No.52239 Reply
I would suggest just drawing whenever and whatever you can. People assume it's a skill you're born with. Maybe that's true I dunno but for most people it seems to just be a matter of practice, practice, practice. Actual classes and personal input will be much better than a book but if that's not possible just draw. Keep on drawing and don't let that shitty voice in your head say it's no good.
Rebecca Murddale - Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:32:21 EST rCdAURMr No.52240 Reply
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I will and I try to but what are some good exercises to start with ?
I'm thinking I should start with proportion first.

i have so many ideas but it's frustrating when I draw them and it looks like total shit
Polly Guzzlematch - Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:48:25 EST svSzGJtH No.52243 Reply
true this, just draw a bunch. figure drawing classes are great practice.
i used to go to the library downtown and get a bunch of field guides and nature illustrations and stuff and just try to copy a bunch of it for hours.
just keep on drawin' mane.
Polly Guzzlematch - Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:58:48 EST svSzGJtH No.52244 Reply
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also, check out your local thrift shop for design books. I much prefer looking at line drawings for inspiration over technical 'how to draw' books or full-color paintings/photos. I have a few of these Dover publishing books, and they're all really great to get for ideas. at least for my style of drawing.
Mr bigglesworth - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:46:01 EST va8JKJuV No.53772 Reply
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Try looking up static diementions of the human body.
Theres little maniquinn drawings that post here if any..
Graham Shakewater - Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:57:31 EST Fp09K9P7 No.53781 Reply

Motherfucker I find all kinds of design books and photo equipment at the local swap meet
Albert Bonderpere - Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:34:42 EST gUvuQr/B No.53805 Reply
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I'm a beginner artist and I'm stuck like where do you start, do you start with perspective drawing, or shading or shapes like I'm so stuck pliz need help and advice, cause I want to one day draw like a manga artist and like this guy ichan desu and SNEEDHAM
Nicholas Pockwater - Thu, 28 Oct 2021 21:50:34 EST z/+hEcQ9 No.54679 Reply
Yo OP,

That book is a good place to start, because it is meant to try and teach your brain/body how to draw what its observes versus what it thinks it knows. After you get a good handle on that book, I would study the basic lines and shapes/forms. Then gesture, since thats not just for drawing bodies. You can add some perspective and composition in there too, since those concepts go with you everywhere. After that, I would get into values and color theory.

OP, the truth is that you really can study whatever and however you like. This to me just makes sense, because it kinda focuses on building from the bottom! Good luck!

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