I Can't Draw

This Book Will Prove You Can

I Can't Draw
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Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781782409779
Publisher: Ivy Press
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Description

I Can't Draw: This Book Will Show You How is a fun and interactive workbook that will teach you all the basic elements of drawing.

Illustrator Lydia Crook provides you with 60 quirky art activities to teach you how to draw. These include lessons on:
  • Continuous line drawing
  • Drawing with dots
  • Hatching
  • Making patterns
  • Creating 3D objects
  • Contouring and shading
  • Drawing perspective and movement
  • . . . and more quirky activities such as drawing with cotton wool and other unusual mark makers!

With simple instructions, prompts and starting points for each activity it is suitable for non-artists of all ages. The delightful illustrations and beautiful neon ink make it an inspiring workbook that will have you reaching for a pen, pencil or marker ready to get started.

Whilst working through the pages you will soon be excited about the endless possibilities of a fresh blank page. An activity book that is designed to help you learn new ways of looking, noticing, doodling, and squiggling, this book will have you saying 'I can draw' in no time. 

The author

Lydia Crook is a UK-based artist and paper engineer who creates playful illustrations, ornate paper cuts and limited edition prints. As a paper engineer she has designed and created books for Ivy Kids, Macmillan, Kingfisher and Thunder Bay Press among others. Her books include Paper Play, Christmas Paper Play, Make a Mobile and Two Player Big Fun Book. When not working on her own projects she is part of award-winning UK paper engineer Corina Fletcher’s creative team.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781782409779
Size: 8.268 in x 9.252 in / 210 mm x 235 mm
Published:

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