“Charming book for creative types who find a blank page a little too overwhelming.” – The Guardian
“In her charming journal-cum sketchbook, Matilda Tristram inspires us to look at the everyday things in life in a new way. As well as encouraging us to explore the extraordinary in the ordinary, she also provides guidance, insights, tips and inspiration.” – Flow Magazine
Explore the extraordinary in the simple andÂ ordinary with with My Year in Small Drawings: a charming visual diary like no other!
Learn to see everyday things in a new way by creating and collecting the small details around you. BuildÂ up dozens of dinky drawings, from tangles of cables, to window frames andÂ tree buds, and noticeÂ theÂ simple – and sometimes surprising – beauty of every day scenes and objects by drawing them.Â
With 365 daily prompts and space to explore each, expert advice on how to simplify what you see; which pens and pencils to use; colour; and using perspective, plus suggestions for drawing every day of the year, this beautiful little book willÂ help you embrace your creativity, and build up a unique and delightful collection of personal sketches for you to cherish, forever.
Whether you’re an experienced artist, someone looking to get back into sketching, or you can’t draw at all,Â this book is for you!
If you like this book, you might also be interested in I Can’t Draw. . .