Master the marvelous art of drawing landscapes, still lifes, townscapes, nature, portraits and figures, animals, and the decorative arts. See how to create perspective, picture plane, and tonal space, and develop good composition. Simple exercises train your eye, and along the way different drawing techniques are introduced. Hundreds of examples, both from famous painters and from beginners like yourself, demonstrate important drawing principles. Highlighted sections point to areas of particular interest. Bonus: a thorough review of materials and equipment, presentation, and framing. 128 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.