How to Draw Everything (Paperback)

By Gillian Johnson

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250078230, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2015



A playful book by renowned illustrator and artist Gillian Johnson, "How to Draw Everything" encourages readers to overcome their fear of the blank page and inspire their 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.

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.