I Can't Draw

This Book Will Prove You Can

Lydia Crook
NZD $27.99

I Can't Draw: This Book Will Prove You Can introduces the novice to basic drawing concepts through 60 fun and quirky art activities.

I Can't Draw: This Book Will Prove You Can 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
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.

Author bio:

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.

Category: Visual arts
ISBN: 9781782409779
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Ivy Press
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 128
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts