Drawing For Dummies (2nd Edition) : Holding fast to the simple philosophy that only you can teach yourself to draw, Drawing for Dummies gives you the tools you need to explore the basics and move on to more advanced techniques. It's never too late to unleash the artist within . . . so grab a pad and pencil and let this friendly, hands-on guide put you on the road to self-expression. Find out everything you need to know to start drawing, from the supplies you'll need to ideas for finding inspiration. Learn to create dimension on a flat piece of paper, add shading to render light and shadow, add depth, and much more. Discover the world of digital drawing and get guidance on the tools and software used to create sketches and layers with your personal computer. Start experimenting with subject matter to draw still lifes, nature, people, and animals.