Ladies Drawing Night (Paperback)

Make Art, Get Inspired, Join the Party

By Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, Rachael Cole, Kate Edwards (Photographs by)

Chronicle Books, 9781452147000, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2016

List Price: 27.50*
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Speaking directly to today's explosion of creativity, Ladies Drawing Night is for women looking to deepen their creative connections and expressions. Join rock star illustrators Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and Rachael Cole for ten evenings of fun and art-making. Each night is led by a talented guest artist and themed around a particular topic, from large-scale ink painting to making art with kids. Samantha Hahn, Mary Kate McDevitt, Joana Avillez, and many more share their expertise. Each chapter includes loads of exciting artwork, insights about drawing, and instructions for that night's project. A rare peek into the minds and sketchbooks of some of the best female illustrators working today, this inspiring volume is an irresistible invitation to host your own Ladies Drawing Night!

About the Author

Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and Rachael Cole are Brooklyn-based illustrators. Julia is the author or coauthor of six books. Leah sells objects and textiles made with her original print designs in her popular online shop. Rachael is a children's book art director and illustration teacher.

Kate Edwards is a fashion and lifestyle photographer. She lives in Brooklyn.

Praise For Ladies Drawing Night: Make Art, Get Inspired, Join the Party

“Enough awesome photos and evidence of camaraderie to make you want to start your own ladies drawing night. Which is the point. Whether you're a professional illustrator or an amateur artist, getting your own ladies drawing night going will not only inspire and motivate you, but will also expand your skills and flex your creative muscles.” —Bust

“The book is a great inspiration tool if you’ve been looking to connect with other women who do what you do in your area—and it’s beautiful to boot.” —Design*Sponge

“Part visual diary, part starter kit, perfect for any aspirational artist who wants to paint their cake and eat it, too.” —Huffington Post