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Citysketch Paris

Nearly 100 Creative Prompts for Sketching the City of Lights

Michelle Lo, Monica Meehan, Joanne Shurvell, Melissa Wood

Paperback

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Paperback (3/1/2014)

Description

Part aspirational, part creative, and all doodle, Citysketch Paris is a compilation of creative prompts geared to immerse you in the wonders of magnificent Paris. Finish partially created Parisian landscapes, sketch accessories to accompany a chic French wardrobe, doodle your own uniquely-styled versions of Louvre masterpieces, and loads more.

Citysketch Paris is a complete course in Parisian culture for the enamored. With over 100 prompts, try your hand at sketching landscapes, art, architecture, fashion, people, food, and culture. Each page contains a fascinating anecdote as well as a creative prompt about a unique and lovable part of the city. On the opposite side of the page, a sketch is started for you. Then it's up to you to unleash your imagination to complete the sketch and add your own signature style to it.

Sketch these and more iconic Parisian places and things:
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Eiffel Tower
  • A Picasso self-portrait at the Musée Picasso
  • Le Moulin Rouge sign and windmill
  • A Hermés scarf
  • A macaron shop
You can use the book to practice sketching and doodling, to enhance your creativity, or simply catch this amazing city on paper. Be inspired. Get creative. Find your pencil and start dreaming!
 

Crestline Books, 9780785837879, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 2020



About the Author

Michelle Lo studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and The New School University. After working as an editor, she obtained a chef-training degree and has since worked on numerous cookery books, by leading chefs such as Rene Redzepi and Ferran Adria. Michelle currently writes and edits, devoting her life to the pursuit of food and style.

Monica Meehan is author of The Viennese Kitchen: Tante Hertha’s Book of Family Recipes. Originally from Canada, Monica works in publishing and divides her time between New York and London. Monica is an avid traveler, cook, and people-watcher.

Joanne Shurvell is an award-winning travel and arts writer. She is also the owner of PayneShurvell, a contemporary art gallery in London.

Melissa Wood is an illustrator and architectural planner. Her client list includes Crate & Barrel, Trader Joe's, Neiman Marcus Direct, Nordstrom's, Kate's Paperie, John Grisham, George Lucas, a Hilton heiress, and Oprah Winfrey. www.mwoodpenblog.com