With Drawing: Dragons, learn to draw a variety of dragons, starting with basic shapes and building the form step by step with texture, shading, and detail, using graphite pencil, charcoal, and ink.
Let your imagination guide you as you learn to draw dragons, step by easy step.Drawing: Dragons invites you into the fantastic world of artist Michael Dobrzycki and teaches you how to draw imaginative fire-breathing creatures from start to finish. Featuring step-by-step lessons on drawing legendary dragons from around the world, as well as a wide variety of shading techniques in ink and graphite pencil, Drawing: Dragons covers everything you need to know to draw these fantastic beasts. Each dragon subject is introduced with a brief history of the creature and summary of its characteristics. "Did you know?" sections throughout offer fascinating dragon facts. Some of the amazing dragons youll learn to draw:
• Fire Dragon
Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Dragons allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and ink techniques to create varied textures and characteristics, such as scales, feathers, wings, claws, and more.
Michael Dobrzycki is an accomplished painter, carpenter, puppet maker, and sketch artist whose work has been featured in more than a dozen childrens books and small press publications over the last few years. In 2001, Michael was inducted into the Disneyland Entertainment Hall of Fame. He received a masters degree in illustration from California State University, Fullerton, and holds bachelors degrees in both art and history from Whittier College. He is currently a visiting professor at Whittier College. Michael lives in Whittier, California.
How to Draw & Paint
Art techniques & principles