Skip Betty Edwards: although she might have some useful pointers for an absolute beginner, she also makes people believe that drawing is like copying an existing picture. She is totally ignorant about gesture, construction and line quality, to name a few essentials. After Edwards, you'll still have no idea of what to learn.
Originally Posted by Kaioken20XGoku
Add life drawing to the mix, and do not rush it. Life drawing alone takes years, and so do light, shadow, form, color and anatomy...
1. Observational Drawing
2. Perspective and Composition
3. Light,Shadow and Form
6. Design and other stuff
Learning the fundamentals will at least take you a few good months.
Grinnikend door het leven...