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  • Published: 16 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780823086146
  • Imprint: Watson-Guptil
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $16.99

Draw 50 Creepy Crawlies

The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Bugs, Slugs, Spiders, Scorpions, Butterflies, and Many More...


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Draw 50 Creepy Crawlies will show aspiring artists how to draw a variety of insects, spiders and other crawling creatures.

Draw 50 Creepy Crawlies teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames shows you how to draw a swarm of flying and crawling creatures. Here, you'll find dozens of insects and spiders, such as the housefly, firefly, black widow, ladybug, caterpillar, butterfly, and others. There are even snails, fleas, and centipedes! Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Even the youngest artists can make these bugs look great. It's easy to learn all about these peculiar creatures when it's done the Draw 50 way.

  • Pub date: 16 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780823086146
  • 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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