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Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More... Paperback – May 1, 1991


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Series: Draw 50
  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill; 1st Paperback Ed edition (May 1, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385417772
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385417778
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.2 x 12.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #485,425 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Eiffel Tower to the Taj Mahal -- 50 man-made and natural structures from around the world are drawn here.

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From the Eiffel Tower to the Taj Mahal -- 50 man-made and natural structures from around the world are drawn here.

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I highly recommend this book to any adult interested in expanding a child's mind.
J. Fischer
It has easy to follow instructions so that everyone, even the not-so-artistic types can create AWESOME pictures with only some concentration and a desire to succeed.
T.S
I first saw this book when a young grandson brought it home from school; he likes to draw and so do I. So, grandma had to have one for her collection.
Lynn L. Maiocco

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57 of 59 people found the following review helpful By J. Fischer on March 22, 2006
Format: Paperback
Bought this book for my nephew who has always had an interest in building. At the age of three he was able to put any toy, plane or castle together without someone reading the instructions to him. I bought the book to see if he an interest in understanding the basics of constructing a building. He opened the book and within 60 minutes had drawn a bridge, a skyscraper and a castle. He has completed the entire book and his older sister is also using the book. I highly recommend this book to any adult interested in expanding a child's mind. He may never become an architect but he has developed areas of his brain that might help him solve a problem in other disciplines whether science, math, or art. Good book. I would like to use it also.
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56 of 59 people found the following review helpful By Richard Glenner on August 23, 2000
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I'm a landscape and still life artist who needed to create an SF or Fantasy style building or city. I didn't want to take the time to learn drafting. This book is for the beginner or advanced artist who wants a step by step, how-to for drawing accurate structures easily in a few minutes.
No complicated perspective drawings. Quickly draw famous buildings from around the world.
This is a great book for children too. No complicted directions.
A simple guide for creating any type of building you desire. The author makes it simple in as little as 3 easy steps.
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34 of 34 people found the following review helpful By S. Barricelli Collins on June 29, 2008
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I bought this book for one of my 6th grade students whose perfectionism is a problem. He told me that he wanted to be an architect but felt that his inability to draw would keep him from his goal.

When I gave him the book, I wrote a note inside telling him to try two drawings each week. He came to class a few days later with two beautiful drawings and asked me why he should do only two drawings.

I wouldn't have picked this book out for myself. The step by step approach isn't for me - it doesn't feel very creative. For my student, who was afraid to pick up a pencil and draw, it was a great fit.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By T.S on January 29, 2008
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This book focuses on the more notable landmark buildings around the globe but does include a few of your average neighborhood homes. One of our favorites is the castle. It has easy to follow instructions so that everyone, even the not-so-artistic types can create AWESOME pictures with only some concentration and a desire to succeed. I highly recommend this book and others from the "Draw 50" series to ANYONE who is interested in drawing.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Lifelearner on January 9, 2007
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I bought this for my son who is still learning to draw and write. When it arrived, I grabbed our big Magnadoodle and started drawing these myself to see how they looked. It was great! I could easily draw these in just a couple of minutes.

If you have a budding artist who likes architecture, this is a good tool to getting started. Once the structure is drawn then they can embellish it with their own imagination!
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Richard Glenner on August 23, 2000
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I'm a landscape and still life artist who needed to create an SF or Fantasy style building or city. I didn't want to take the time to learn drafting. This book is for the beginner or advanced artist who wants a step by step, how-to for drawing accurate structures easily in a few minutes.
No complicated perspective drawings. Quickly draw famous buildings from around the world.
This is a great book for children too. No complicted directions.
A simple guide for creating any type of building you desire. The author makes it simple in as little as 3 easy steps.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Pinnan on January 17, 2009
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Good, simple book. More basic than I imagined. Good for children. A little too simple for better artists.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By B. Lumpkins on May 21, 2007
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My son took to this book right away. It gives good drawing directions, but what I like about it most is that it familiarizes him with some classic architecture and styles.
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