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  • Published: 16 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780823085989
  • Imprint: Watson-Guptil
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $16.99

Draw 50 Birds

The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Chickadees, Peacocks, Toucans, Mallards, and Many More of Our Feathered Friends


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Targeted at young aspiring artists seeking to develop their technical skills and build a repertoire of subjects, particularly animals.

Targeted at young aspiring artists seeking to develop their technical skills and build a repertoire of subjects, particularly animals. Acclaimed author Lee J. Ames shows readers how to draw dozens of the most beautiful and fascinating birds from around the world with a comprehensive, step-by-step approach. His distinctive drawing method has proven to be successful for children and adults alike over the past 40 years, and has shown artists, from the beginner to advanced levels, how to draw everything from animals to airplanes. The revised Draw 50 series gives an old favorite an exciting, new look.

  • Pub date: 16 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780823085989
  • Imprint: Watson-Guptil
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Authors

Lee J. Ames

Lee J. Ames began his career at the Walt Disney Studios, working on films that included Fantasia and Pinocchio. He taught at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, and at Dowling College on Long Island, New York. An avid worker, Ames directed his own advertising agency, illustrated for several magazines, and illustrated approximately 150 books that range from picture books to postgraduate texts. He resided in Dix Hills, Long Island, with his wife, Jocelyn, until his death in June 2011.


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