Cover image for Pick up a pen : draw and doodle with every kind of pen / Frances Moffat.
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Pick up a pen : draw and doodle with every kind of pen / Frances Moffat.
ISBN:
9781911042938
Publication Information:
London : Pavilion, 2018.

©2018
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128 pages : illustrations ; 19 x 23 cm
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Summary

Summary

A cute, quirky practical art book, Pick Up A Pen is a guide to making the most of pens, from creating perfect calligraphic script with pen and ink to making masterpieces with a Sharpie. It covers drawing techniques such as crosshatching and scumbling that'll help you raise your sketchbook game, and is packed with ideas for what to draw and when. It introduces the world's greatest artists working in pen, and explores what your doodles say about you. On top of the arty bits, the book also contains nifty pen hacks and handwriting tips, and it delves into the history of the pen with some fascinating facts-did you know that an estimated 15 million pens are sold every day? Stuffed with tips, tricks and an enormous sense of fun, Pick Up A Pen will help you perfect your pen and ink techniques and discover that markers really are magic!


Author Notes

Frances Moffatt is an illustrator specializing in fashion and beauty. Her work was selected for the Association of Illustrators IMAGES 35 annual in the 'New Talent' category, and for the 'Talent' portfolio section of the D&AD website.