If you’ve ever been held captive in a long meeting, sat for hours in a doctor’s waiting room, or been stranded at the airport, there is help to be found! And you'll find it in The Little Book of Sketching.
A journey that both inspires and entertains, The Little Book of Sketching shows you how to pass the time through life’s daily events using nothing more than a pencil, a sketchpad, and your imagination. Filled with quirky, witty sketches and plenty of fun, aspiring sketchers will discover how to turn life’s boring events into inspired artistic moments.
Simple drawing ideas and minimal tools make off-the-cuff sketching accessible to anyone, anywhere. Beginning with a brief introduction to the artist’s process, readers will then be treated to a plethora of scenarios and situations from which to draw inspiration for their own doodled artwork; moreover, the illustrations and prompts are sure to induce a smile, reduce stress, and deliver creative inspiration throughout your daily life.
The Little Book of … series focuses on delivering fun, approachable, and interesting art instruction in a fresh, portable format. With its contemporary design, open practice pages, creative exercises, and prompts that encourage interactivity, beginning artists learn the fundamentals of their craft, often with immediate results.
Also available from the series: The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design, The Little Book of Manga Drawing, The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration,The Little Book of Rock Painting, and The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters.
Matt Andrews has worked in the art and design industry for the past 15 years, doing everything from painting, printmaking, running a graphic design business, creating T-shirt designs, running an Etsy store, creating microstock illustrations and digital clip art, and designing patterns and designs for products on websites such as Redbubble and Society6. He is currently a marketing manager for artist Tracie Andrews (his partner in life and art), while also getting his little sticky note doodle creations out into the world. Find out more at lifeisastickynote.tumblr.com.