An instructional art book in narrative graphic vel form, The Drawing Lesson uses the tale of one aspiring young artist and his reluctant mentor to impart easy-to-follow lessons on the fundamentals of drawing. In this one-of-a-kind art instruction experience, readers gain a grounding in the basics of drawing and rendering, along with a helping of laughs and poignant entertainment. The sequential art format provides the perfect vehicle for these step-by-step lessons, and the Pixar-esque approach to the surrounding characters and story ensures an enjoyable experience that readers will want to revisit again and again.
Mark Crilley has published nearly twenty books and developed a massive internet following for his drawing demonstration videos, earning him a spot as one of the top 25 Most Subscribed to Gurus on YouTube. With over 10 million views and growing, his YouTube drawing instruction videos have an enormous worldwide legion of fans and have been featured on sites such as Yahoo News and Reddit.