Doodles become art in this beautiful guided art journal. The instruction book, Guide to the Doodle, gives tips on creating, coloring and ways to use your doodles. The art journal provides an elegant place to experiment with all of the techniques described in the instruction book. Doodles become art in this beautiful guided art journal. The instruction book, Guide to the Doodle, gives tips on creating doodles, coloring with pencils and markers, and ways to use your doodles-such as for te cards, frames, gift bags, and more. There are six chapters-paisleys, flowers, letters, butterflies, mandalas, and geometrics. Artists will learn to start with a basic drop, then stretch it and squash it, and interlock it with other drops, nestling them all together to make beautiful paisley patterns. Nature will come to life, with tiny flowers blooming and butterflies flitting overhead. Geometric borders will adorn pages. The art journal will provide an elegant place to experiment with all of the techniques described in the instruction book. The book will include elaborate coloring activities, as well as simple guidelines to get started on creative doodling pages. Inspirational quotations will add subtle meaning to the art pages. When the journal is complete, it will be a beautiful book to be proud of and cherish.
Eleanor Kwei (Hudson River Valley, NY) is a graphic designer and illustrator specializing in pen and ink. Her work appears in over 30 published books for children and adults. In The Art of the Doodle, she combines her professional background in drawing and craft with her artistic passion, gently guiding the reader from basic steps towards building a portfolio of expressive and satisfying showcase-worthy pieces.