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Drawing Dimension: Shading Techniques
Drawing Dimension: Shading Techniques
Catherine V. Holmes
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.
Curiously Similar
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Draw in three dimensions! Use easy-to-learn techniques to depict objects with realistic form.
Charles Valsechi
Charles Valsechi
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Improve your drawing skills as you capture the beauty of nature.
Kathleen  McKeehen
Kathleen McKeehen
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Train your hands and your eyes to work together for fantastic drawings.
Kateri Ewing
Kateri Ewing

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