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Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered (Klutz) [Spiral-bound]

Quentin Blake , John Cassidy
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)
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Book Description

10 April 2014 Klutz
Quentin Blake is one of the most celebrated illustrators in the world today, and the best person imaginable to collaborate on this sketchbook with training wheels. Full of inspirational artwork, instruction and plenty of white space reserved for the artist-to-be, the book comes with an artist-quality sketch pen and two watercolour pencils.

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  • Spiral-bound: 106 pages
  • Publisher: Klutz; 1 edition (10 April 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1570543208
  • ISBN-13: 978-1570543203
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 23.1 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,829 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.9 out of 5 stars
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128 of 128 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent inspirational book 12 Dec 2001
Format:Spiral-bound
Although intended for children, the drawing exercises in this book are good enough for anyone who thinks they can't draw. It is fun to work through, and the children I have bought copies for just love it. I really want to do it myself now!
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129 of 130 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great confidence improver! 4 April 2003
By A Customer
Format:Spiral-bound
Although this book does help you to improve skills and learn technique, it's main (very successful, in my case!) aim seems to be to help you develop your confidence and simply enjoy drawing. I heartily recommend it for all ages!
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100 of 102 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Spiral-bound|Verified Purchase
I originally saw this in a children's bookshop - but it is far too good for children. It restores the childish joy of drawing and copying things simply for fun to anybody. I bought a copy for my wife as a Christmas present, and for the first time in her life she is happily sketching for pleasure. A wonderful boost to the self-confidence, and a real treat for the inner child!
Buy it for everybody you know who thinks that they are talentless when it comes to art.
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127 of 130 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Makes drawing hilarious 28 Oct 1999
By A Customer
Format:Spiral-bound
Quentin Blake and John Cassidy's approach to teaching drawing is thoroughly absorbing and takes the "I can't" out of it. More about expression than literal, photographic representation , this is a book to have fun with; to draw all over and try things out.
I keep having to hide it as other members of my household have developed a tendency to steal it, use it and become utterly anti-social. I guess the only way to solve that problem is to buy them their own copy!
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 25 Aug 2008
Format:Spiral-bound
Quite possibly the best "how-to-draw" book ever written! Got me restarted on art after an absence of many years. And Quentin Blake is just a genius!
Don't be fooled into thinking this is a kid's book as I almost was. Kids can already draw like this, it's only adults who have forgotten how.
I buy this book as a gift for all my friends and they all love it.
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44 of 45 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite simply a lot of fun 21 Mar 2006
By A Customer
Format:Spiral-bound
I bought this book to share with my 12 year old daughter who is much better at drawing than me. I love the inspirational introduction, which informs us that there’s no such thing as a mistake, and quickly builds up confidence. Before you know it, you’re just drawing for fun. A great book to share, and see who can come up with the most imaginative sketches.
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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb for kids of any age! 26 Feb 2009
By Alison TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Spiral-bound|Verified Purchase
I'm 34 and this book is perfect for me! I can't draw (at least not yet) and this book makes it feel like it might actually be possible! The exercises I've done so far are easy and achievable and the tone that the books sets is just right. There are no mistakes, just some drawings that work really well and some that don't. I just want to be able to draw to able to please myself and to illustrate my diary/journal. Quentin Blake's own style is fun, loose and relaxed and it the main reason I chose the book. Recommended for children and adults alike.
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42 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GOOD FUN AND A GREAT CONFIDENCE BUILDER 5 Jan 2007
Format:Spiral-bound
I brought this for my daughter for Christmas. She decided to take Art at GCSE level but was finding it a bit of hard work, mainly due to a lack of confidence in her own ability. However, within a few days of Christmas and a few pages of this book later, we now have sketches all over the house and she is really enthusiastic about going back to school and showing off her new talent and belief in herself! I might even have a go myself!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Gift for 10 year old
This book was extremely well received. The child loves it and it appears to have stretched his imagination far more than other drawing books I've looked at.
Published 11 days ago by Frankie
4.0 out of 5 stars Good buy
Have bought for granddaughter (9) as part of her Christmas presents. She likes to draw so this looks to be a good addition given the reviews.
Published 17 days ago by Miss Brenda Welsby
5.0 out of 5 stars Quentin Blakes - Drawing
Was bought as a birthday present for my 8 year old godson who absolutely loves it! Always showing me what he's drawn when I go to visit him. An excellent book.
Published 29 days ago by S. R. Dolphin
4.0 out of 5 stars The title grabbed me!
I'm a long term fan of Quentin Blake, his drawings have illustrated some of,my children's favourite books. Read more
Published 1 month ago by lizt
5.0 out of 5 stars Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered
My 9yr old granddaughter has a talent for Art. This was just what she needed for broadening her ideas. She loves it!
Published 2 months ago by Mrs June Watts
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspired and inspiring
A brilliant idea for uninhibited scribblers and shy artists alike. So encouraging. I bought one for a 10yr old and another for an adult. Bothe wer a success. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Linedance Lady
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!
Bought this as a Christmas pressie for my niece and loved it so much I wished I could have one too, but alas I'm 43! Read more
Published 3 months ago by L. Storey
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
This book has pictures and then a Guide on how to draw each picture, It also provides the write pencils to use. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Mrs. R. Godden
3.0 out of 5 stars Not quite what I expected.
I expected a how to book. This book more or less says don't be afraid to do your own thing, doesn't actually show you how to draw anything.
Published 4 months ago by SueC
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
I bought this for my 7 year old daughter and it is maybe a little old for her but I'm hoping that with some adult help she'll still enjoy it as its a great book.
Published 4 months ago by ickle1980
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