Cats You Can Draw

Overview

Do you love the sleek Siamese or the pretty Persian? Whatever your favorite breed, you'll soon be drawing cats like a pro with the help of this fun book. Just follow the steps and you'll have a great-looking cat before you know it. Fact-filled descriptions accompany the drawings, so you can learn all about different kinds of cats. You'll also find tips on adding details to your drawing - like cat toys and collars with tags. So get out some paper and grab a pencil. Then get ...

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Overview

Do you love the sleek Siamese or the pretty Persian? Whatever your favorite breed, you'll soon be drawing cats like a pro with the help of this fun book. Just follow the steps and you'll have a great-looking cat before you know it. Fact-filled descriptions accompany the drawings, so you can learn all about different kinds of cats. You'll also find tips on adding details to your drawing - like cat toys and collars with tags. So get out some paper and grab a pencil. Then get ready, get set, and get drawing!

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 2-4–A bright, harmonious color scheme and catchy titles make this series catnip for the artistically inclined. Little to no contextual information is included, in favor of loading each book with 8-to-10 step-by-step drawings for kids to duplicate. Single-subject titles such as Cats and Horses demonstrate how to draw a variety of breeds in a variety of poses. The gendered titles include some lessons that both sexes will enjoy: Boy Stuff includes a dragon and Girl Stuff teaches how to draw a soccer player. Unfortunately, the instructional diagrams can be frustrating. The first few steps, in which the artist builds an armature of simple shapes, are easy, but most children will find the outlines that the artist uses to join the shapes and define the drawing difficult to duplicate. Secondary purchases where interest dictates.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761341611
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Ready, Set, Draw! Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicole Brecke is a DPI-certified and licenced art educator and has instructed multiple medias, including drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture. She holds a B.A. in Art Education and currently works as an illustrator and graphic designer. Nicole lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Patricia M. Stockland has written more than thirty books for children and young adults as well as numerous poems, scholarly articles, and marketing pieces. She has been an editor and author for the past ten years and holds an M.A. in Literature and a B.A. in English. Patricia lives and works in Minnesota. Nicole Brecke is a DPI-certified and licenced art educator and has instructed multiple medias, including drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture. She holds a B.A. in Art Education and currently works as an illustrator and graphic designer. Nicole lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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