My Year in Small Drawings

Notice, Draw, Appreciate

My Year in Small Drawings
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Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781782405344
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"Charming book for creative types who find a blank page a little too overwhelming." - The Guardian

"In her charming journal-cum sketchbook, Matilda Tristram inspires us to look at the everyday things in life in a new way. As well as encouraging us to explore the extraordinary in the ordinary, she also provides guidance, insights, tips and inspiration." - Flow Magazine
 
"Whether you're on the train to work, in the park on your lunch break or people watching at your local coffee shop, Matilda's book will help you see the world through fresh eyes!"  - The Big Draw. 

 

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. . .


 

The author

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: https://matildatristram.com/

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781782405344
Size: 5.315 in x 6.496 in / 135 mm x 165 mm
Published:

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