The insect family includes the weird, wonderful, amazing, and totally unexpected.This book is the step-by-step way to learn how to draw a fantastic collection of these strange creature, so making them easy to draw. Author Dandi Palmer shows how you just take simple shapes and build them up in clear stages little by little. This visual and practical approach will have you reaching for your drawing tools time and time again. Here you will find all kinds of wonderful insects, from the more harmless, friendly ladybirds and beautiful butterflies, to predators such as the spiny flower mantis and the wasp. Also included are a dragonfly, a female glow worm, the puss moth caterpillar, and many more. The two-colour line illustrations make the drawing process simple, highlighting every stage, and the final images show what to use if you choose to produce a final, full colour image. You do not have to know how to draw to use this book. Instead, the projects will build up your skills and give you the confidence to create your own drawings. Experienced artists will find this book useful too. It is a great source of ideas and an inspiration for anyone wanting to draw these fascinating creatures.
Dandi Palmer has been a professional illustrator for over thirty years. She has been commissioned to do illustrations for many publications including the Radio Times, BBC Focus, Prima and UNESCO. On her website you will find a selection of his work including picture books for children and his science fiction, fiction and supernatural/fantasy stories for adults, which she writes under the name of Jane Palmer. www.dandi.me.uk
Extremely simple step-by-step drawing method * A variety of insects to draw - ranging from scary predators to beautiful butterflies * Great for absolute beginners or any artists wanting to brush up on their drawing skills