- ISBN: 9780760378243 | 076037824X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/5/2024
Designed for artists of all skill levels, The Complete Book of Drawing Optical Illusions, 3D Illustrations, and Spiral Art will help you create mind-bending art with simple step-by-step instructions.
Optical illusions, 3D trick illustrations, and spiral art may look difficult to create, but with just a little bit of guidance, they can be easily achieved. Artists Jonathan Stephen Harris and Stefan Pabst guide you step by step in creating mind-blowing pencil drawings, starting with basic illustrations and progressing to more challenging ones. From impossible shapes to three-dimensional sketches and trick art, you won’t believe your eyes as you learn to draw these impressive graphite and colored pencil illustrations.
Learn to draw more than 50 stunning items, including:
- Floating Shapes & Impossible Shapes
- 5-Legged Elephant
- Transparent Cube
- Water Droplet
- 3D Hole
- 3D Chichen Itza pyramids
- 3D Tyrannosaurus rex
- 3D Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Spiral Rose
- Spiral Panda
- Spiral Diamond Ring
- Spiral Butterfly
- And much more!
Certain techniques can be used to create these types of illustrations, and this comprehensive guide gives clear instructions for everything you need to know. The Complete Book of Drawing Optical Illusions, 3D Illustrations, and Spiral Art begins with information on tools and materials, perspective, and shading, and then jumps into the first simple step-by-step project. At the end of the book is an inspirational idea gallery for more mind-bending art you can create.
As you work through the art projects in this book, you will hone your drawing skills in the most intriguing way possible, while also exercising your mind with these brain-boosting, unbelievable illustrations! Just like a magician, you’ll be able to wow your family and friends with your own stunning trick art!