How to Draw Everything

How to Draw Everything

by Gillian Johnson


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A playful book by renowned illustrator and artist Gillian Johnson, How to Draw Everything encourages you to overcome your fear of the blank page and inspire your inner artist. The book is not about drawing realistically; it's about taking your line for a walk and seeing where you end up!

Inside are exercises and easy projects prompting you to draw literally everything around you—from mugs and bugs to cars and stars. A wide variety of drawing projects will teach you how to drop your artistic inhibitions and sketch what you see using step-by-step techniques. Delightful full-color illustrations accompany each lesson to ensure your drawing journey is both educational and filled with plenty of whimsical fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250078230
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 197,624
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

GILLIAN JOHNSON is the prize-winning author and illustrator of over thirty children's books, published worldwide and translated into ten languages. She is also the illustrator of We're Going on a Bar Hunt, a parody of the children's classic, that is currently in its fourth printing. Gillian lives with her husband, the writer Nicholas Shakespeare, and her two sons, Max and Ben, in Oxford, UK.

Table of Contents


Art Materials

Getting Started

Let's Get Scribbling!


Drawing Exercises

The Visual Workout

Draw A House

Finger Painting

Splodges and Smudges


Light and Dark, Form and Shadow

Drawing People

Drawing Faces


How to Draw the Things You Can't Draw


The Cave

Dress These Folks

A Project

Flowers and Friends

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