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17 Best Drawing Books of All Time

(Updated 2021) Our goal was to create the best list of Drawing books on the internet.
To remain objective and unbiased, we looked at the 7 most popular“best Drawing books" articles online (we chose 7 because anything more than that diluted our quality).

Our rationale was simple: If a book only appears in one article, it’s probably just the journalist’s opinion, but if it appears in two or more, it’s probably worth checking out!
Below you’ll find which books made the cut 😊

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  1. 1

    Keys to Drawing

    Bert Dodson

    Appears in 6 articles
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    Appears in 6 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 5 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 5 articles
  5. 5

    Perspective Made Easy

    Ernest R. Norling

    Appears in 4 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 4 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8

    How To Draw

    Scott Robertson

    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    The Natural Way to Draw

    Kimon Nicolaides

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14

    Framed Ink

    Marcos Mateu-Mestre

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    Figure Drawing

    Michael Hampton

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    Drawing People

    Barbara Bradley

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles

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