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Drawing Your Life

Learn to See, Record, and Appreciate Life's Small Joys

Michael Nobbs


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Observe. Record. Reflect. Create a visual record of your days. Informed by the author's personal philosophy of "Sustainable Creativity," this guided journal encourages creative people-from doodlers and sketchers to fine artists and graphic designers-to develop their artistic impulses and discover their own inspirations through observing and recording-in pictures and words-the ordinary objects in their lives. The book comprises prompts and ideas for things to draw, books to read, items and ideas to collect, and adventures and encounters to pursue. Illustrated with the author's own colorful artwork and observations, Drawing Your Life provides plenty of space for readers to include their own drawings and ruminations so that it becomes not only a record of the reader's journey but also a means for each reader to gain true insight into their own lives and motivations.

TarcherPerigee, 9780399161131, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2013

About the Author

Michael Nobbs is an artist and creator of the popular blog Sustainably Creative. He has written and illustrated several e-books and downloadable pamphlets, including Start to Draw Your Life (and 75 More Ways to Draw), and publishes the hand-drawn journal The Beany. He lives in Wales. Author websites:,,

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