Make Art Where You Are (Guided Sketchbook)
A Travel Sketchbook and Guide
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- Publication Date: February 18, 2020
- Imprint: Abrams Noterie
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄8 x 8 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419741432
- Page Count: 120
- Illustrations: 65 full-color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Explore mindfulness and self-expression by sketching your surroundings on long weekends, vacations, or wherever you happen to be.
In this guide and sketchbook set, artist Courtney Cerruti provides her tool kit for capturing the essence of a place and your personal impression of everything you see. From a five-minute blind contour of a cup of coffee to an hour-long sketch of a cityscape, the guidebook is filled with ideas for finding opportunities draw, make marks, and paint while you are on the move. Each activity includes the estimated time needed to finish, a unique feature that helps you find a moment for art-making in your travel itinerary and your daily life.
The guidebook is packaged with an accompanying landscape-bound sketchbook with heavy stock that is suitable for various mediums. Whether you are an experienced artist looking for a new perspective or an aspiring creative who needs some guidance, Make Art Where You Are empowers you to enjoy the mindful practice of observing and recording your experiences.
- Hardcover case with elastic closure contains a removable paperback guidebook and a blank sketchbook
- Guidebook contains full-color illustrations throughout
- Sketchbook is hardcover, landscape bound, and lays flat
About the author
Courtney Cerruti is an artist, author, educator, shop owner, and editor in chief at Creativebug.com. Courtney’s projects have been featured in Flow magazine, Oh Happy Day, Design Sponge, The Jealous Curator, and BuzzFeed, among others. In 2016, she opened Long Weekend, an art supply shop and gallery in Oakland, California with Christina Diaz.