This book is great for aspiring artists who are interested in learning to draw or simply wanting to improve their drawing skills. Starting with the basics of drawing techniques, Giovanni Civardi gives his expert advice on drawing portraits, the clothed figure, hands and feet and scenery. The book finishes with a section on the importance of light and shade. Civardi's technical advice and practical tips, accompanied by his own outstanding drawings, make this a valuable resource for any artist. This comprehensive guide compiles the knowledge from seven books in the Art of Drawing series including: Drawing Techniques, Drawing Portraits, Drawing the Clothes Figure, Drawing Hands & Feet, Drawing Scenery, Drawing Light & Shade and The Nude all together in one book.