How to Draw with Photorealism

by Jasmina Susak

This book will help you improve your drawing and shading skills. You will learn how to apply pencils for a realistic, professional result correctly. The famous pencil artist and art teacher, Jasmina Susak, will demonstrate for you the techniques of drawing lifelike portraits and 3-dimensional objects. No matter what your experience level is, you can draw by following these easy step-by-step demonstrations. Whether you want to create drawings of fruits, learn how to draw water droplets or how to draw a face, eyes, nose, and lips, these drawing techniques and expert tips will show you how to get great results with graphite pencils. Using her simple and unique approach to lifelike drawings, the author makes any subject approachable. You will also learn how to create smooth human skin, and straight and curly hair through the highly detailed tutorials. In this book, you will find more than 200 high-quality images with all the visible details and written explanations for each step. If you want to take your drawings to the next level, this is the book for you. With the skills mastered from this book, you will be able to draw anything with ease, and you will be enriched with professional tips and advice that you will be able to take with you and apply to your future drawings.

In this book, you will learn to draw realistic hair:

How to give depth and third dimension to your drawings:

To create glossy objects:

To draw realistic textures:

To make the objects shine:

To create velvety textures:

How to make the objects appear round:

To draw facial features such as eyes:

Lips:

Nose:

You will also learn how to draw the smooth texture of the skin:

Table of contents:
Foreword
Tools
Pencils
Range of values of graphite pencils
Which pencils will you need to get started?
Paper
Shading Techniques
Gradient Transition
Creating the gradient transition – the first method
Creating the gradient transition – the second method
Creating the gradient transition – the third method
The Circulism technique
Drawing Tutorials:
How to draw a cat's eye marble
How to draw kissing lip
How to draw realistic cherries
How to draw water droplets on a leaf
How to draw a coconut
How to draw a rose
How to draw a portrait
How to Draw Curly Hair
Epilogue
Inspiration gallery
The Graphite Tone Value Viewer

In the next image you can see: Left: What you won't learn in this book. Right: What you will learn in this book.

If you are ready for these, let's get started!

eBook, PDF file
230 pages, $9,99