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Learn to Draw Like a Pro with

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A Drawing Guide for Teachers & Students

by Catherine V Holmes  (Author, Illustrator)
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How to Draw Cool Stuff shows simple step-by-step illustrations that make it easy for anyone to draw cool stuff with precision and confidence. These pages will guide you through the basic principles of illustration by concentrating on easy-to-learn shapes that build into complex drawings. With the step-by-step guidelines provided, anything can become easy to draw.

This book contains a series of fun, hands-on exercises that will help you see line, shape, space and other elements in everyday objects and turn them into detailed works of art in just a few simple steps. The exercises in this book will help train your brain so you can visualize ordinary objects in a different manner, allowing you to see through the eyes of an artist. From photorealistic faces to holiday themes and tattoo drawings, How to Draw Cool Stuff makes drawing easier than you would think and more fun than you ever imagined! Now is the time to learn how to draw the subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing.

How to Draw Cool Stuff is suitable for artists of any age benefiting everyone from teachers and students to self-learners and hobbyists. How to Draw Cool Stuff will help you realize your artistic potential and expose you to the pure joy of drawing!

Master The Art of Drawing with "How to Draw Cool Stuff"

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Step-by-Step Simplicity

How to Draw Cool Stuff breaks down complex drawings into easy, manageable steps, making it simple for anyone to start drawing with precision and confidence.

Skill Development

How to Draw Cool Stuff  focuses on fundamental drawing principles, from basic shapes to detailed illustrations, ensuring a solid foundation in art for learners of all levels

Versatile Drawing Range

Catering to a wide variety of interests, the series covers everything from photorealistic faces to holiday themes and tattoo drawings, offering something for every aspiring artist.

For All Ages and Skill Levels

How to Draw Cool Stuff is suitable for a diverse audience, from young students and teachers in an educational setting to self-learners and hobbyists looking for a fun, enriching experience

Fun and Engaging Approach

Unlike traditional drawing guides, "How to Draw Cool Stuff" emphasizes enjoyment and playfulness in learning, making the journey of art both educational and entertaining.

Ideal for Educational Settings

How to Draw Cool Stuff  serves as an excellent resource for teachers, providing an easy-to-follow curriculum to guide students in art education.

Encourages Artistic Confidence

By breaking down intimidating artworks into simple shapes, How to Draw Cool Stuff empowers readers, fostering confidence in their artistic abilities.

Accessible Learning Resource

How to Draw Cool Stuff offers a cost-effective and accessible way for people to engage with art, bypassing the need for expensive classes or materials.


Catherine V. Holmes

About the Author

Catherine V. Holmes is an art/ELA teacher and visual artist from historical Plymouth, Massachusetts. She studied at Boston University and at Bridgewater State College where she earned her BFA and MA in ED. She is currently working towards her second Master s from the University of Scranton.


Catherine Holmes specializes in portraits, architecture and illustrations. Her art is inspired by her feelings, ideas, and experiences, whether they are found in nature, the media or in man-made structures. Catherine is also heavily influenced by the interests and suggestions of her students. "To see success through their eyes inspires me to be a better teacher and creator of art."

How to Draw Cool Stuff


Library Tales Publishing


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