Spark creativity with this friendly how-to-draw book for kids ages 9 to 12
Anyone can create a work of art with a little bit of guidance—and some imagination! This kid-friendly drawing book walks young artists through the first steps of learning to draw, teaching them to capture the world around them with just a pencil and paper. Kids will try awesome art projects ranging from magical creatures and cartoons to realistic landscapes, portraits, and more—learning essential artistic techniques as they go.
The basics of drawing—Discover how to shade dark and light, use perspective, create 3D shapes, balance proportion and scale, and more.
Easy-to-follow steps—Follow along from start to finish with simple instructions and illustrations that explain each activity.
A variety of projects—Get creative with any kids' drawing supplies you have on hand and a variety of projects - including hand lettering, animals, optical illusions, and cartooning.
An artistic gift—This learn-to-draw book makes an amazing gift for any boy or girl who loves to play and create!
Become a curious and confident artist with this step-by-step drawing book for kids.
About the Author
AARIA BAID is an artist, blogger, and writer. She loves art and calligraphy, experimenting with (and collecting) stationery and art supplies, connecting with people, and keeping life surely simple. Follow her latest art adventures on Instagram @surelysimpleblog.
“Aaria makes me believe I can draw anything! My children and students will really like the chapters on animals. I love how Aaria has included instruction on color at the very end to tie everything together. This book is as informative and encouraging as Aaria herself! This is the best drawing book I've seen.”—Kate Perry of @paintingperrydise, artist
“This book is comprehensive in not only the drawing techniques but also the sheer number of projects and step-by-step drawing instructions provided. It really covers every aspect of drawing in a simple and concise manner, and I would recommend this book to anyone who feels overwhelmed by the thought of drawing! I got so much inspiration from it and I’m confident I’ll be able to improve my skills.”—Karin Newport of @ipadlettering, artist
“This book not only teaches the basics and foundations of drawing but also provides activities that can easily be accomplished from start to finish. I would definitely recommend this to anyone starting out, anyone who would like to get out of their comfort zones and try something new, or even to experienced artists who want a fresh take on different techniques and styles.”—Grace Frösén of @gracecallidesigns, lettering artist
“This book packs a wealth of useful information and techniques for anyone interested in learning how to draw or improve their drawing skills and is beautifully illustrated and very easy to follow along. The variety of themes and projects included will keep you learning for hours and hours all while having fun and getting inspired!”—Jeannie Dickson of @JeannieDicksonDesigns, lettering artist