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Creatures and Characters

Drawing Amazing Monsters, Aliens, and Other Weird Things!

Timothy Young


List Price: 12.99*
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A professional artist and animator shows kids how to unleash their imagination on the page. Using pencil or ink, learn how to draw all kinds of strange creatures, from classic monsters to mythical beasts and abominable aliens. With dozens of process drawings as examples, this children's book illustrator demonstrates creative techniques such as doodles, sketches, and scribbles, and shows children not just how to draw, but how to be creative.

Schiffer Kids, 9780764354038, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2017

About the Author

Timothy Young has been an animator, puppet maker, toy designer, sculptor, art director, and graphic designer. He is the author/illustrator of picture books including the highly acclaimed I Hate Picture Books! and a middle readers' book, Just One Thing!