How to Draw Cool Stuff by Catherine V. Holmes
A drawing book that shows you how to draw a wide variety of things starting with simpler things and progressing to more complicated things. The book is divided into five chapters: the basics, shading, texture and pattern, optical illusions, and cool stuff. The first two chapters start with the basics: drawing simple shapes and shading. The drawing demonstrations in this book are very clear and easy to follow. A good book for a beginner.