Drawing is often seen as a gift reserved for the few. Yet, Andrew Loomis’s “Fun With A Pencil” debunks this myth. Since 1939, this book has opened art doors to many, showing that drawing is a skill anyone can learn and enjoy.
Simplicity and accessibility define “Fun With A Pencil”. Loomis begins with the very basics — simple shapes and cartoon figures.
Gradually, he leads you to more lifelike art. It’s akin to having a mentor guiding you, pushing you to experiment with lines and shapes, and instilling art fundamentals without realizing it.
The essence of this book is the joy of drawing. Loomis never wanted art to feel like a burden. His methods are lively, starting with playful characters that gradually become more complex, making the process fun and effective.
Whether you’re a novice or an artist revisiting your roots, this book is a treasure. It’s filled with clear and straightforward instructions, yet it doesn’t shy away from more sophisticated techniques.
Good news for art enthusiasts: “Fun With A Pencil” is available in a handsome paperback edition on Amazon. The Internet Archive offers a free ebook version for those who prefer digital. Loomis’s wisdom is thus accessible to all, continuing to inspire a broad audience. So, grab a pencil. It’s time to explore drawing the Loomis way.