In concise, succinct passages, artist Albrecht Rissler provides more than 100 knowledgeable tips that touch on all issues related to drawing as one of the most beautiful creative activities you can do. These tips also deal with traditional techniques as well as newer developments and interesting peripheral areas. Beginners, those wishing to start again and advanced illustrators will find here plenty of suggestions, inspiration and encouragement. Having worked for many years as an artist and university lecturer, he is well acquainted with all aspects of drawing. The tips are illustrated with artwork by the author as well as drawings by children, pupils, students, course participants and fellow artists. They unfold the richness of what drawing can be. A book to discover and marvel over, even for people who dont draw themselves.