Sketch Your Selfie (Guided Sketchbook)
How to Draw Your Best Self (and Your BFFs)
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- Publication Date: March 17, 2020
- Imprint: Abrams Noterie
- Trim Size: 6 3⁄4 x 9
- ISBN: 9781419743450
- Page Count: 144
- Illustrations: 200 four-color illustrations
- Rights: North America
A fun how-to sketchbook for drawing portraits and selfies!
Sketch Your Selfie is an approachable guide to drawing all kinds of faces—starting with your own! Conceived by illustrator Amy Blackwell, this interactive book is not about mastering an academic or “realistic” approach to drawing. Instead, you’ll learn some basic skills for drawing facial features and focus on capturing the quirky things that make us each unique: glasses, hairstyles, tattoos, and attitude. The sketchbook is also filled with prompts that offer different creative ways to represent yourself and your friends (as mermaids, spirit animals, robots, and pop-art portraits). For beginners, doodlers, and those who want to explore comic techniques for capturing a diverse range of people, Sketch Your Selfie offers a contemporary take on an age-old subject.
- Full-color illustrations throughout
- Paperback with lay-flat binding
About the author
Amy Blackwell is a portrait artist, illustrator, and textile designer whose clients include Flow magazine, Pom Pom magazine, and Candlestick Press.