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!
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Matilda Tristram is an animator, illustrator, and a script-writer for Peppa Pig. Her comic strips have featured in the Guardian, Vice, Glamour and Art Review magazines. She taught at Kingston University for ten years and at the Royal College of Art. Matilda is the author of My Year in Small Drawings (2017) and lives in London, UK. She posts her diary comics on Instagram @matildatr
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