This hardcover guidebook with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for budding artists to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this collection of ticks or tricks, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. Everyone can draw, but few can do it well. This step-by-step book takes the reader through each key stage, beginning with advice on choosing the right equipment, how to hold a pencil, and drawing basic shapes. This is the perfect book for the reader who is new to the art and looking for the perfect professional guide, painting them in the right direction. Drawing Tips and Tricks takes readers through techniques step by step, guarantees they've got a clear grasp of the basics while knowing exactly when to go it alone and experiment. Drawiing Tips and Tricks covers the terrific effects which can be achieved using colored pencils by explaining techniques such as crosshatching, shading and stippling and guides readers through portraying still life, rendering outdoor scenes, drawing interiors, and drawing people and animals.