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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Description

"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

"If you've ever struggled with the enormous pressure that a blank page or canvas demands of you then Matilda's 'My Year in Small Drawings' is just the ticket to ease you back into the joys of drawing or help you have a go for the very first time!
 
"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 ordinary with this charming visual diary like no other! Create and collect the small details around you and build up dozens of dinky drawings for your own uniquely personal record. From tangles of cables to window frames to tree buds, learn to see everyday things in a new way and explore their simple - and sometimes surprising - beauty by drawing them. With expert advice on how to simplify what we see; which pens and pencils to use; colour; and using perspective plus suggestions for drawing every day of the year, this is an opportunity to embrace your creativity and build up a unique and delightful personal sketch collection.

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.

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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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