“It's the perfect time to take up new hobbies, and I Can't Draw: This Book Will Prove You Can by illustrator Lydia Crook is an ideal introduction to art. It includes 60 activities with easy instructions and starting points for everything from line work to 3D shading .” - Evening Standard
"I Can’t Draw: This Book Will Prove You Can seems like a bold title until you actually give it time, by which point it becomes a simple fact. Lydia Crooks has previous for dropping books that value the pure, unadulterated joy of creating above all else – but her latest is also shot through with a genuine desire to educate and raise the belief levels of any uncertain artist that may flick through its pages. Potent, quirky, and varied – an essential addition to most if not all craft book shelves." - Papercrafter
I Can't Draw: This Book Will Prove You Can is a fun and interactive workbook for all ages that teaches the basic elements of drawing.Illustrator Lydia Crook provides beginners with 60 quirky art activities to teach you how to draw. These include lessons on:
- Continuous line drawing
- Drawing with dots
- Making patterns
- Creating 3-D objects
Contouring and shading
- Drawing perspective and movement
- . . . and more surprising activities such as drawing with cotton wool and other unusual mark makers!
With simple instructions, prompts and starting points for each activity, it is suitable for non-artists of all ages. The delightful illustrations and beautiful neon ink make it an inspiring workbook that will have you reaching for a pen, pencil or marker ready to get started.