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Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun

Book Description

Carla Sonheim is an artist and creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. UNIT 1 Inspired by Animals
    1. Lab 1: Draw Cats in Bed
    2. Lab 2: Blind Contour Giraffes
    3. Lab 3: My Pet Project
    4. Lab 4: A Day at the Zoo: Part I
    5. Lab 5: A Day at the Zoo: Part II
    6. Lab 6: Index Card Multiples
    7. Lab 7: Monkey Business
    8. Lab 8: Imaginary Creatures
    9. Featured Artist: Katherine Dunn
  6. UNIT 2 Inspired by People
    1. Lab 9: Wrong-Handed Portraits
    2. Lab 10: At the Coffee Shop
    3. Lab 11: Cheater Blinds
    4. Lab 12: For Your Eyes Only
    5. Lab 13: Eyedropper Faces
    6. Lab 14: Life Drawing: Short Poses
    7. Lab 15: Life Drawing: Long Poses
    8. Lab 16: 100 Faces Project
  7. UNIT 3 Inspired by Famous Artists
    1. Lab 17: Tracing Leonardo
    2. Lab 18: One-Liners
    3. Lab 19: Picasso Dogs
    4. Lab 20: MirĂ³ Abstract
    5. Lab 21: Klee Transfer Paintings
    6. Lab 22: Modigliani Parent Portraits
    7. Lab 23: Your Inner Dr. Seuss
  8. UNIT 4 Inspired by Children and Childhood
    1. Lab 24: Scribbly Drawings
    2. Lab 25: Contouring Toys
    3. Lab 26: One-Eyed Monsters
    4. Lab 27: Drawing Clay Creations
    5. Lab 28: Collaborate with a Child: Drawings
    6. Lab 29: Collaborate with a Child: Words
    7. Lab 30: Paper Dolls
    8. Featured Artist: Gustavo Aimar
  9. UNIT 5 Inspired by Imagination
    1. Lab 31: Scribble Drawings
    2. Lab 32: Paint Blots
    3. Lab 33: Doodling on Steroids
    4. Lab 34: Numbers Game
    5. Lab 35: Drawing + Collage
    6. Lab 36: Machines and Inventions
    7. Lab 37: Random Pick Drawings
    8. Lab 38: Sidewalk Crack Drawings
    9. Featured Artist: Liesel Lund
  10. UNIT 6 Inspired by Nature
    1. Lab 39: Flower Tutorial
    2. Lab 40: Bug Me!
    3. Lab 41: Nature Walkabout
    4. Lab 42: Abstracted Minutia
    5. Lab 43: Plein-Air It
    6. Lab 44: Birds, Birds, Birds!
    7. Lab 45: Drawing Out Your Passions
    8. Featured Artist: Geninne Zlatkis
  11. UNIT 7 Inspired by Books and Culture
    1. Lab 46: Get a Stack of Books
    2. Lab 47: The Office
    3. Lab 48: Traveloguing
    4. Lab 49: Illuminated Pages
    5. Lab 50: Design a Poster
    6. Lab 51: Exploring Story: Fairy Tales
    7. Lab 52: Exploring Story: Your Own
    8. Artist Feature: Jenny Kostecki-Shaw
  12. Contributors
  13. Resources
  14. Acknowledgments
  15. About the Author
  16. Copyright Page