Ideas & inspirations for art journals & sketchbooks

Ideas & inspirations for art journals & sketchbooks

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By (author) Suzanne McNeill

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  • Publisher: Design Originals
  • Format: Paperback | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 274mm x 8mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 28 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Fortworth
  • ISBN 10: 1574213792
  • ISBN 13: 9781574213799
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • Sales rank: 307,748

Product description

If you have been thinking of creating a sketchbook, or if you've already started one, you'll find valuable and inspiring new ideas here. Packed with creative examples and encouraging words, Ideas & Inspirations for Art Journals & Sketchbooks will get you going with examples of sketchbook pages to inspire you, information to help you and techniques that will make your sketchbook meaningful. Artist and author Suzanne McNeill reveals everything you need to know to become an accomplished sketch-journalist. She shares insightful tips on choosing a subject, sketching from life, layouts, lettering, covers and much, much more. You'll soon be creating your own one-of-a-kind personal books to record personal memories, as you sketch travel adventures, friends, designs, ideas and events. Your sketch-journal will be wonderfully revealing and uniquely yours, the perfect place to capture a moment, track the changes in your life, interpret your experiences and just have fun!

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Author information

Suzanne McNeill constantly tests, experiments and invents something new and exciting. Suzanne is the woman behind Design Originals, a publishing company dedicated to all things fun and creative. She is a designer, artist, columnist, TV personality, publisher, art instructor, author and lover of everything hands-on. She was the 2011 winner of the Craft and Hobby Association's Industry Achievement Award.

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Whether you are an avid sketch artist or considering your first attempt with a sketchbook, enjoy the relaxed approach, simple techniques and inspiring images in this book. Packed with examples and encouraging words, Ideas & Inspirations for Art Journals & Sketchbooks will get you going with must-do topics and fabulous details. Food... Oh So Good No need to travel to find inspiration for sketches and memories. Capture lunch at the local bistro and turn it into a fun page. A description of the food tells the story and fills in the juicy details. Portrait of a Sketch Artist While everyone was busy climbing the stairs to the top of the pyramid, I took advantage of the peace and quiet to appreciate the serene majesty of the setting and capture it in my Sketch-Journal. Yes, that is me in the foreground.