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The Little Book of Drawing: A Friendly Approach

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The drawing book for everyone.What happened? As kids, we were all artists. After all, it doesn't take much: a pencil, some paper, a few minutes at a time and the basic concepts illustrated in "The Little Book of Drawing." This book is the friendly little reminder that anyone can draw and draw well. Dr. Mary McNaughton's unique, friendly approach will help you rediscover ar ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published July 6th 2007 by Northlight (first published June 22nd 2007)
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Nov 07, 2008 Makingamark rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People wanting to go beyond 'how to render'
Recommended to Makingamark by: nobody - I came across it in a book shop
This is a book which focuses on how to draw in terms of people finding their own unique style and way of drawing which works for them.

I love the way that she responds to the question 'what is drawing?' by starting with the emotional response - something which so often gets neglected by so drawing instruction books. She emphasises the intensely private nature of the drawing experience because of its capacity to be revealing of the self.

We draw what we are and we are what we draw.

She starts by lo
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Small orange book with intriguing drawings.
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