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Drawing Fairies

Peter Gray

9781838576288
96 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

This wonderful full-color drawing book is a treasure trove for anyone who loves fairies. Abound in story books and animation, their delicate form, fluttering wings and magical powers are a source of constant wonder.

In this enchanting new book, renowned artist Peter Gray takes readers through step-by-step drawing projects, teaching different drawing techniques and styles. You'll learn:

• How to create fairy and elf faces, with their large eyes and small, pointed chins.
• Varying the proportions of your characters, from lithe and slender to rounded and chubby
• Creating beautiful clothing, taking inspiration from flowers and the natural world
• Drawing fairy wings, and the techniques to make them sparkle and flutter

Step into the spell-binding world of folk tales and magic with this accessible drawing guide.

Author Bio
Peter Gray is long established as an illustrator of books, magazines and newspapers with occasional forays into such fields as film storyboards and costume design, advertising and animation projects. Peter is also the author of many books for adults and children, which have been published in many languages all around the world.Since graduating from Loughborough College of Art and Design with a specialist degree in illustration, Peter Gray has contributed illustrations to many books, of wide-ranging subject matter, from classic fiction to educational and historical, for UK publishers Penguin Longman and Oxford University Press and Ernst Klett in Germany. Outside book publishing, Peter has worked on storyboards and costume design for the film industry, most recently on Oliver Stone's blockbuster Alexander, and regularly contributes illustrations to national newspapers (Financial Times, Sunday Times) and magazines (The Spectator, Readers' Digest).