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Draw 50 Airplanes


Draw 50 Airplanes, Aircraft, and Spacecraft shows artists of all levels how to draw
with ease by following simple, step-by-step examples. Celebrated author Lee J.
Ames shows you how to render great bodies of machinery, including the supersonic
Concorde, the Skyhawk A4D, and the Saturn V rocket, as well as a hot air
balloon, a blimp, and many more.Ames’s drawing method has proven successful for children and adults of
all ages over the past forty years. The twenty-nine books in the Draw 50 series
have sold more than 5 million copies and have shown artists, from beginning to
advanced levels how to draw everything from animals to airplanes. It’s easy to
command your own fleet of aircraft when it’s done the Draw 50 way.

From the Publisher

World War I bombers, rocket launchers and all types of flying machines are represented here in step-by-step drawings.An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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This book will show you a way to draw airplanes, aircraft, and spacecraft. You need not start with the first illustration. Choose whichever you wish. When you have decided, follow the step-by-step method shown. Very lightly and carefully, sketch out step number one…Step number two is added right to step number one, also lightly and also very carefully. Step number three is sketched right on top of numbers one and two. Continue this way to the last step. The last step, and the last step only, should be drawn in firmly. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

From the Inside Flap

bombers, rocket launchers and all  types of flying machines are represented here in  step-by-step drawings.

An American Bookseller Pick of  the Lists. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

LEE J. AMES began his career at Walt Disney Studios and taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and at Dowling College on Long Island. He directed his own advertising agency and has illustrated over 150 books, ranging from preschool picture books to postgraduate texts. A prolific author of more than 30 Draw 50 books, Lee Ames died at the age of 90 in June 2011. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Lee J. Ames

Lee Judah Ames (January 8, 1921 – June 3, 2011) was an American artist noted for his Draw 50… learn-to-draw books.

He was born in Manhattan, New York. His first job at age eighteen was at Walt Disney Studios. He has since led a career as an advertising artist, fine artist, cartoonist, designer, animation in-betweener, illustrator, and as an artist-in residence at Doubleday. His series of 26 Draw 50… books take a friendly and minimalist approach to teaching drawing while the books often contain no instructional text.

He enlisted in the military and served as a second lieutenant during World War II.

He and his wife Jocelyn resided in Mission Viejo, California.

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