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      Drawing Essentials: Rendering Form
      Drawing Essentials: Rendering Form
      Charles Valsechi
      Draw in three dimensions! Use easy-to-learn techniques to depict objects with realistic form.
      Curiously Similar
      Bring your drawings to life as you make shading simple and fun! Take all the mystery out of value, interpreting light, mark-making techniques and more.
      Catherine V. Holmes
      Catherine V. Holmes
      Improve your drawing skills as you capture the beauty of nature.
      Kathleen  McKeehen
      Kathleen McKeehen
      Train your hands and your eyes to work together for fantastic drawings.
      Kateri Ewing
      Kateri Ewing
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