Finally, an art book that's specially made for people that have no idea how to make art! Just for Fun: Drawing takes the pressure out of learning to draw by making the basics of art casual and fun. With Just for Fun: Drawing, aspiring artists and art enthusiasts who have never before picked up a pencil can follow incredibly simple step-by-step instructions and discover how to draw everyday subjects. Each featured subject starts with basic lines and shapes, and slowly progresses with each new step to a fully rendered, completed drawing. Saving the nitty-gritty technical aspects of drawing for the more advanced student, Just for Fun: Drawing simply touches upon key drawing concepts and fundamentals, including perspective, proportion, volume, shading, and composition, among others, that are relevant to a beginner's core understanding of the craft. With its abundance of approachable and contemporary drawings, as well as loads of tips, instruction, and inspiration, Just for Fun: Drawing will have even the most artistically challenged individuals mastering the art of pencil drawing in no time.
Lise Herzog graduated from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg in 1999. She has worked as an illustrator for Nathan, Milan, Martinière Jeunesse, and Editions Ouest-France. She has collaborated with the educational programs of various Strasbourg museums and now lives in France. Noted for her travel books, she has also illustrated a variety of books for both adults and children, including Marché de Saison, 1001 Secrets de Chats, as well as several books from the series “Secrets of …” (Paris, Secrets de Parisiens, Provence, Secrets de Provençaux, Bretagne, Secrets de Bretons) for Prat Éditions.