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Shading is one of the easiest ways of adding depth, contrast, character, and movement to your drawings. By controlling pencil pressure and stroke, understanding light and having knowledge of blending techniques, an artist can enhance their work and offer the wow factor needed to produce realistic artworks. Drawing Dimension – A Shading Guide for Teachers and Students offers a series of shading tutorials that are easy to understand and simple to follow. It goes beyond the standard “step by step” instruction to offer readers an in-depth look at a variety of shading techniques and their applications.

The Art of 3D Drawing – An Illustrated and Photographic Guide to Creating Art with Three-dimensional Realism

Artists won’t believe their eyes as they learn to draw with photorealistic detail.
The Art of 3D Drawing shows artists how to transform simple pencil sketches into jaw-dropping, photorealistic masterpieces. Through a variety of step-by-step exercises and demonstrations, pencil artists learn to take their drawing skills to a whole new level, beginning with a review of the basics, including perspective, shading, rendering textures, and building dimension. Practice lessons then demonstrate how to draw a range of subjects in realistic detail, from food and candy wrappers to animals and portraits. Finally, aspiring artists learn to use color media, including pencils and airbrushing, to add even greater dimension and realism to their artwork to complete their three-dimensional masterpieces.

The Complete Guide To Drawing Action Manga – A step by step artist’s handbook

Whether your character is jumping for joy or grappling with an opponent, this book provides all the essential techniques to draw more lifelike action figures in the classic Japanese manga style.

The comprehensive introduction first shows the reader the physical anatomy of male vs. female figures and gives important tips on proportions, perspective and small but often-overlooked details such as the relative differences between male and female hands, fingers and feet.

Five subsequent chapters cover over 40 action poses in the following categories:

Chapter 1: Action (e.g. running and jumping)
Chapter 2: Martial Arts (e.g. punching and kicking)
Chapter 3: Interacting (e.g. judo holds and high fives)
Chapter 4: Weapons (e.g. swords and knives)
Chapter 5: Reacting (e.g. dodging a punch or taking a punch)