Start Sketching & Drawing Now by Grant Fuller

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A complete course for the can't-wait-to-get-started beginner!

Got the urge to draw? What are you waiting for?! Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3 with Grant Fuller's Start Sketching & Drawing Now! Packed full of easy and fun techniques, readers will learn to create accurate and expressive likenesses of people, animals, landscapes, and objects. Suddenly rendering even something as mundane as an electrical plug will become an adventure in seeing—and as you'll discover, learning how to really see your subject is half the battle. A progressive series of lessons range from proven exercises for developing hand-eye coordination, expressive line work and keen powers of observation, to creating the illusion of depth and dimension, realistic textures, reflections and more 30 step-by-step demonstrations cover an exciting range of subjects, including still lifes, landscapes, architecture, animals and people Graphite pencil is the featured medium, but charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencils and pastels are also explored Practice is important, of course, but this expert instruction will fast forward you past many hours of trial, error and frustration. With every lesson you'll develop skills and confidence. Get started today with simple materials you may already have or can easily pick up at any major retailer. Before you know it, you'll be able to capture a wide range of subjects with artistic style and vision.


About Grant Fuller

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Grant Fuller began his career as a commercial artist and later as an art director in broadcast production. He now paints and teaches watercolor full time, and travels frequently to teach workshops at the request of various art groups. He runs workshops and courses throughout the United States and Canada, as well as other locations such as the United Kingdom. Grant’s paintings have won several awards and have been featured in magazines and newspapers at local and international levels. He has participated in various one-man shows and group shows. Grant’s first book, Watercolor A to Z, was published by North Light Books in 2008. Fuller lives in Comox, British Columbia, Canada. Visit his website at
Published September 29, 2011 by North Light Books. 128 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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