Donovan Bixley's draw some awesome : drawing tips & ideas for budding artists.

By: Bixley, Donovan, 1971- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand: Upstart Press, [2021]Copyright date: ©2021Description: 64 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781990003226; 1990003222Other title: Draw some awesomeSubject(s): Bixley, Donovan, 1971- -- Children's nonfiction | Drawing -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 741.24 Summary: "Donovan Bixley shares his journey as an artist, taking you from simple line drawings and inspiring ideas, to character design, drawing exercises, composition and more...full of tips and tricks for budding artists of all levels to come back to again and again."--Back cover.Summary: Donovan brings his unique style to teaching kids (and grown-ups!) to draw. In a book that spans levels of skill, Donovan takes his readers through warm-up exercises, mark making, sketchbooks, imagination exercises, inspirational shapes, drawing animals, faces, character creation, detail, copying, perspective, thumbnails, shading, shadows, composition, making an illustration, and even drawing a unicorn. Of course he does it with humour as well as skill.
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"Donovan Bixley shares his journey as an artist, taking you from simple line drawings and inspiring ideas, to character design, drawing exercises, composition and more...full of tips and tricks for budding artists of all levels to come back to again and again."--Back cover.

Donovan brings his unique style to teaching kids (and grown-ups!) to draw. In a book that spans levels of skill, Donovan takes his readers through warm-up exercises, mark making, sketchbooks, imagination exercises, inspirational shapes, drawing animals, faces, character creation, detail, copying, perspective, thumbnails, shading, shadows, composition, making an illustration, and even drawing a unicorn. Of course he does it with humour as well as skill.

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