This title has been created from the highly successful 352-page The Complete Guide to Drawing and Illustration. The virtues of the parent volume have been captured in this new, concise edition. Practical and yet at the same time inspiring, this is the perfect beginner`s guide, especially for younger artists. Professional artist and illustrator Peter Gray introduces the disciplines of drawing before taking the user through a range of projects across the major art genres – still life, landscape, portrait and figure drawing. Different approaches and styles are explored through the use of various media, from simple pencil to expressive charcoal. The ultimate aim of the book is to enable users to develop their personal drawing style.