Subtitle Creative projects and inspirational ideas for learning to make expressive, mindful art
Learn to use simple line art to create your own inspired, meaningful illustrations! Art Starts in the Heart helps artists develop their drawing skills and personal style, while reflecting on the inspirational prompts that spur the imagination and invite creative reflection.
Following an introduction to basic tools and materials, including pencils, pens, inks, watercolor, and markers, artists will discover helpful tips and techniques for drawing, layout and composition, hand lettering, and working with color. Step-by-step projects help you create your own personalized artwork and illustrations, from floral and nature motifs to portraits, scenes, and favorite things. The final section of the book offers creative prompts to spark your imagination, illustrated frames for personal art expression, and a guide for creating a vision board to illustrate a manifestation of goals and dreams.
With relatable and captivating prompts to inspire you on your artistic journey, plus an abundance of drawing tips, techniques, and tutorials, Art Starts in the Heart is your ideal resource for learning to create expressive, purposeful artwork inspired by your goals, dreams, and the most important moments in your life.
Packed with engaging instruction, tips, and beautiful step-by-step artwork, the Art Starts series presents approachable and heartwarming guides to line drawing designed to both inspire and teach beginning artists how to create meaningful artwork using simple lines and mindful prompts.