Simple Techniques for Realistic Drawings:
Available at Barnes & Noble, Michael's and Hobby Lobby.
Here you can see the images of the cover and back cover of the new book by Leonardo.
In this book Pereznieto covers the basics of drawing, including basic materials and techniques. It also contains 18 proyects with step by step instructions and images which you can follow. These include subjects to master a wide range of amazing textures and effects, including the following:
-How to Draw Gemstones
-How to Draw Metals
-How to Draw Hard Surfaces (i.e. wood, marble and rock)
-How to Draw Crystal and Glass
-How to Draw Water
-How to Draw Flowers