For more than forty years, the bestselling "Draw 50" series has shown artists of all levels how to create everything from puppies to ships, horses to skyscrapers, and aliens to racing cars. This addition to the series shows how to render sixty of Lee J. Ames's most popular examples, step by step. The clear visual explanations help aspiring and seasoned artists alike learn the basic shapes, forms, and proportions of subjects while exploring themes that interest them most in a fun and easy-to-master way. Ages 12 & up.
Lee Judah Ames (January 8, 1921 June 3, 2011 ) was an American artist noted for his Draw 50... learn-to-draw books. He was born in Manhattan, New York. His first job at age eighteen was at Walt Disney Studios. He has since led a career as an advertising artist, fine artist, cartoonist, designer, animation in-betweener, illustrator, and as an artist-in residence at Doubleday. His series of 26 Draw 50... books take a friendly and minimalist approach to teaching drawing while the books often contain no instructional text. He enlisted in the military and served as a second lieutenant during World War II. He and his wife Jocelyn resided in Mission Viejo, California.
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