Explore the extraordinary in the simple and ordinary with with My Year in Small Drawings: a charming visual diary like no other! Learn to see everyday things in a new way by creating and collecting the small details around you. Build up dozens of dinky drawings, from tangles of cables, to window frames and tree buds, and notice the simple - and sometimes surprising - beauty of every day scenes and objects by drawing them. With 365 daily prompts and space to explore each, expert advice on how to simplify what you see; which pens and pencils to use; colour; and using perspective, plus suggestions for drawing every day of the year, this beautiful little book will help you embrace your creativity, and build up a unique and delightful collection of personal sketches for you to cherish, forever. Whether you're an experienced artist, someone looking to get back into sketching, or you can't draw at all, this book is for you!If you like this book, you might also be interested in I Can't Draw. . .
Matilda Tristram is an animator and illustrator. She teaches at Kingston University in London, and leads workshops on “drawing as therapy” at the School of Life. Matilda has co-written childrens’ television shows including the Bafta-winning animation Dipdap, and is the author of autobiographical diary comic Probably Nothing: A Diary of Not-Your-Average Nine Months (Penguin, 2014). She studied at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2008, and now lives with her family in London. Matilda really likes drawing telegraph poles. You can find Matilda at: Instagram: @matildatr Website: matildatristram.com