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642 THINGS TO DRAW: INSPIRATIO

642 THINGS TO DRAW: INSPIRATIO

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642 Things to Draw is a guided journal that will inspire creativity, energize the mind, and stimulate artistry in any aspiring or skilled creator.

Dive into this treasure trove of offbeat, clever, and endlessly absorbing drawing prompts.

This guided art journal includes 642 random drawing prompts: A rolling pin, a robot, a pickle, a water tower, a hammock, a wasp, a safety pin, a kiss. Some are deceptively simple (just try drawing a bicycle!), some are conceptually mind-bending (sketching the sound of girlish laughter?), and some are refreshingly basic (the only hard thing about drawing an egg is deciding how you want it to be cooked). Hip and helpful, 642 Things to Draw is the perfect inspirational sketchbook, sure to entertain and provoke the imagination of anyone ready to pick up a pencil.

FUN FOR ANYONE: Budding artists and experienced sketchers alike will find themselves invigorated by this collection of unique and wonderful drawing prompts. While there are no step-by-step, how-to-draw instructions included, you don't have to be a skilled artist to enjoy the relaxing, stimulating, and engaging drawing ideas.

SPARK CREATIVITY: Designed to spur casual doodling while entertaining the mind, this collection of 642 silly, thought-provoking, simple, and complex prompts will push your mind--and pencil--to think outside the box.

USERS LOVE IT: With hundreds of 5-star ratings, reviewers rave about this book, calling it "great for all ages" and "the best drawing book you'll ever pick up."

Perfect for:

  • Birthday, holiday, or graduation gifts for artists of all ages seeking to expand their knowledge or boost creative awareness
  • Anyone who could benefit from an occasional creative brain break that is pure enjoyment
  • Doodlers, sketchbook lovers, and fans of adult coloring books or inspirational journals

  • 642 THINGS TO DRAW: YOUNG ARTI

    642 THINGS TO DRAW: YOUNG ARTI

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    The perfect addition to the 642 series, this collection of hilarious, wacky, and imaginative drawing prompts provides endless quirky inspiration for young artists of all experience levels. Whether pondering how to sketch a zombie unicorn or filling the page with a magical (and delicious) field of cupcakes, budding artists will relish the chance to jump-start their artistic engines as they draw, sketch, imagine, and create!
    ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

    ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

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    A 2017 Eisner Award Winner for Best Writer/Artist, Best US Edition of International Material--Asia, and Best Publication Design
    Winner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016
    A New York Times bestseller
    An Economist Book of the Year 2016
    An NPR Graphic Novel Pick for 2016
    A Washington Post Best Graphic Novel of 2016
    A New York Post Best Books of 2016
    A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016
    A South China Morning Post Top 10 Asian books of 2016
    An A.V. Club Best Comics of 2016
    A Comic Books Resources Top 100 Comics of 2016
    A Mental Floss Most Interesting Graphic Novel of 2016

    Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye.

    Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see his stories unfold before us in a dazzling array of art styles and forms, their development mirroring the evolution in the political and social landscape of his homeland and of the comic book medium itself.

    With The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Sonny Liew has drawn together a myriad of genres to create a thoroughly ingenious and engaging work, where the line between truth and construct may sometimes be blurred, but where the story told is always enthralling, bringing us on a uniquely moving, funny, and thought-provoking journey through the life of an artist and the history of a nation.

    ART OF STAR WARS: VISIONS

    ART OF STAR WARS: VISIONS

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    An expertly crafted, full-color, oversized volume showcasing the creative forces behind the hotly anticipated animated anthology series!

    Star Wars: Visions, an original series of animated short films, celebrates the Star Wars galaxy through the lens of the world's best Japanese anime creators. Coming in 2021 to Disney+.

    Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm invite fans to enjoy the universe of Star Wars from a thrilling new point of view with The Art of Star Wars: Visions.

    Decoding Asthma Coloring Book

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    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Official Coloring Book

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Official Coloring Book

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    Color over seventy illustrations featuring your favorite characters from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, with art by manga artist Koyoharu Gotouge.

    In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.

    Demon Slayer: The Official Coloring Book features the art of Koyoharu Gotouge, the creator of the hit manga series, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. This book is filled with over 70 detailed line illustrations based on images found in the manga. This combined edition of the two original Japanese volumes features a flexible binding for easy use. Readers of all ages will enjoy coloring the gorgeous artwork, action-packed scenes, and funny moments from one of the best-selling series of all time!

    DRAW MANGA FACES FOR EXPRESSIV

    DRAW MANGA FACES FOR EXPRESSIV

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    Learn to draw the most expressive manga faces ever!

    Sure, drawing faces is one of the most challenging aspects of manga. But Draw Manga Faces for Expressive Characters is here to help! This fantastically comprehensive book includes more than 900 sample illustrations that teach key elements for capturing facial expressions and emotions for manga characters.

    Learn to draw:

    - Basic characters, faces and expressions: boys and girls, men and women, from babies to teens, adults to elderly characters
    - Specific character types: school girls, villains, sweethearts, heroes, gentle souls, go getters and more
    - Positive expressions: relaxed, adoring, mischievous, confident and more
    - Negative expressions: outraged, embarrassed, stressed, spiteful and more
    With more than 900 sample illustrations, you're well on your way to mastering the most expressive manga faces ever!

    DRAWING IS MAGIC

    DRAWING IS MAGIC

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    A sketchbook is an essential tool for the growth of any aspiring artist, but its blank pages can be daunting to even the most motivated. Obsessed with perfection, many wind up treating their sketchbooks more like portfolios than playgrounds. In Drawing Is Magic, author John Hendrix teaches aspiring and advanced artists to find their unique visual voices and become creative daredevils. Through his freeing, offbeat exercises, drawers learn a sophisticated philosophy of creative thinking--in a way that is totally accessible and fun.
    FIGURE DRAWING FOR KIDS

    FIGURE DRAWING FOR KIDS

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    An easy guide to drawing people for budding artists ages 9 to 12

    Grab a pencil and an eraser―it's time to explore the world around you and illustrate the people in it! Featuring a step-by-step format for beginners, Figure Drawing for Kids is a great way to start sketching friends and family, pop culture icons, and epic superheroes―one simple exercise at a time.

  • Project-based activities―Learn how to draw people with 13 different projects that will advance your skills from basic shapes and shading to full, detailed illustrations.
  • Guided practice―Explore essential drawing concepts like proportion, negative space, point of view, composition, and crosshatch, and practice with a range of human sizes, shapes, skin tones, and abilities.
  • Bonus drawing tips―Learn to draw from life or a photograph, how to set up a model station, and how to complete your drawings with additional objects and landscape elements.
  • Dive in and let the doodling fun begin with this beginner's guide to drawing for kids.

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARC V2

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARC V2

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    Explore the art and adventure of the quintessential entries in the Final Fantasy saga with this gorgeous 300-plus-page hardcover.

    Collecting concept art, design notes, creator retrospectives, and more from Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, and Final Fantasy IX, Dark Horse's journey through the creation of the groundbreaking role-playing masterpiece continues!

    Dark Horse and Square Enix are thrilled to present the second of three volumes that officially translate Square Enix's detailed history chronicling the creation of the Final Fantasy franchise's seventh, eighth, and ninth games. Filled with captivating art and creator commentary, Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 2 remains completely authentic to its Japanese source material with unrivaled access for a Western audience. This prestige compendium is a must-have addition for any Final Fantasy enthusiast's collection.

    How to Draw Star Wars

    How to Draw Star Wars

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    Draw your favorite Star Wars characters!

    Draw Yoda, Darth Vader, R2-D2, and more, with this fun and easy-to-follow illustration guide! Featuring all your favorite characters in a variety of styles and poses, these step-by-step instructions will have you drawing like a pro in no time!

    HT DRAW A UNICORN & OTHER CUTE

    HT DRAW A UNICORN & OTHER CUTE

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    Anyone can learn to draw adorable unicorns and other cute creatures using simple shapes in 5 easy steps.

    This book will show readers how to draw quirky, kawaii (super cute) animals in a wonderfully easy and inspiring way. Step by step, illustrator Lulu Mayo will explain how to draw various creatures by using simple shapes, such as circles, ovals, rectangles, and triangles, and how to personalize them by adding your own, adorable details.

    The book contains 30 of these doodling exercises, featuring critters such as rabbits, owls, foxes, sloths, llamas--and especially unicorns! Its easiness, simplicity, and quirkiness will resonate with animal lovers, artists, and doodle enthusiasts of all skill levels and ages. Absorbing and fun, it will ignite a doodler's curiosity and inspire them to experiment creatively.

    How to Draw a Unicorn and Other Cute Animals is the first in Lulu Mayo's Drawing with Simple Shapes series, to be followed by How to Draw a Mermaid and Other Cute Creatures and How to Draw a Reindeer and Other Christmas Creatures.

    HT DRAW CUTE ANIMALS 2

    HT DRAW CUTE ANIMALS 2

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    Learn how to draw almost 100 of the cutest animals EVER . . . in no time at all!

    Enter planet CUTE! This follow-up to How to Draw Cute Stuff teaches kids how to draw a menagerie of adorable creatures, from cats, dogs, hedgehogs, and hamsters to dolphins, bunnies, swans, and unicorns.

    An introduction explains the popular kawaii style of art, step-by-step how-to sequences make the process simple enough for beginners, and interactive pages get budding artists practicing right away.

    HT DRAW CUTE FOOD 3

    HT DRAW CUTE FOOD 3

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    Hungry for a new drawing challenge? Grab a marker or pen and ENTER CUTE FOOD!

    The world of cute art has a delicious style of fusing food and character drawings--and this ultra-adorable book by Angela Nguyen features a menagerie of irresistibly sweet creatures.

    How about a hot dog with an actual dog inside, kitty sushi, or bear eggs on toast?

    It's all so simple: ellipses and circles become a plate of pancakes garnished with blueberries that have ears, eyes, and smiles. Turn a triangle into an animal-topped slice of pizza--or add ears to the crust. Angela teaches all the basic techniques, providing a solid foundation for your work, and includes everything from appetizers to desserts and snacks. You'll want to draw them all . . . and cook up some of your own original ideas, too!

    HT DRAW CUTE STUFF 1

    HT DRAW CUTE STUFF 1

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    Enter Planet Cute--where kids can make any drawing absolutely adorable!
    Draw anything and everything--people, animals, and things--and make it CUTE. It's easy! Budding artists just have to pick up their pencils, pens, crayons, or gel markers and follow these step-by-step how-to sequences. They'll learn the basics of Japanese kawaii, which emphasizes simple, rounded shapes; faces with large eyes and sweet expressions; and personifying inanimate objects. They'll also master animals, mythical creatures, food, plants, vehicles, and more!
    HT DRAW POKEMON

    HT DRAW POKEMON

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    Gotta draw 'em all! Learn to draw all-time favorite Pokémon, including Pichu, Pikachu, Meowth, and many more! It's the perfect book for artists and Trainers on the go.

    Grab your pencil, pick up some paper, and get ready to to create some amazing, action-packed Pokémon pictures! Catch step-by-step tips on drawing your favorite Pokémon, including Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Meowth, Pichu, Pikachu, Lugia, and many more.Plus, draw bonus poses of Pokémon in action and create your own battle scenes. You'll be a Pokémon drawing master in no time!
    MAKER COMICS DRAW A COMIC

    MAKER COMICS DRAW A COMIC

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    Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside JP Coovert's graphic novel you will find illustrated instructions for seven comic book projects!

    The International Comics Library is in a lot of trouble! If Maggie can't come up with $500,000 in a week, Dr. Carl is going to bulldoze her grandfather's library and turn it into a parking lot! To save the day, she'll need all her comic drawing skills, the loyal library watchdog, and her new assistant (that's you!).

    With Maker Comics: Draw a Comic! you'll learn to create and print your own comics books! Follow these simple steps to sketch out your story ideas and ink a comic page. Learn which art supplies are best for drawing comics--you can use a pen, a brush, or even a computer! With the help of photocopy machine, you can even self-publish your own comics and share them with your friends!

    In this book you will learn how to:
    write a comic script
    draw a comic strip
    draw and print a one-page comic
    create thumbnail sketches
    pencil a comic
    ink a comic
    print and bind a multi-page comic

    MANGA ART FOR BEGINNERS

    MANGA ART FOR BEGINNERS

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  • Designed for how people learn--makes drawing manga easy
  • The ideal manga drawing book for beginners--eyes, hands, feet, body shapes, and more
  • Includes ideas for how to draw your own graphic novel

  • Have you spent years admiring manga drawing and wondering how to draw cool stuff, but you haven't known how to draw it on your own? This book by Danica Davidson and illustrated by the amazing Melanie Westin will guide you to drawing your own manga. These two help you find your way and include how to draw for adult beginners in this book. They also include how to draw anime for beginners, how to draw cartoon comic strips, how to draw tigers, how to draw characters, and more, including:

    Teen boy
    Teen girl
    Hands, feet, and hair
    Butler
    Maid
    Woman in kimono
    Male and female ninja
    Bishonen
    Chibi
    Hero and heroine
    Kissing and hugging

    This cartoon drawing guide will be especially useful for the beginner cartoon artist. This belongs on any anime bookshelf and can help readers create a book. Learn more about the art of manga with Danica Davidson and Melanie Westin in Manga Art for Beginners: How to Create Your Own Manga Drawings.

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME AMAZIN

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME AMAZIN

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    It's manga GRRLLL power! The second book in Christopher Hart's bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime series, Amazing Girls is filled with easy-to-follow templates to help anyone learn to draw absolutely amazing female anime characters.

    Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters! In this anime drawing book, the follow-up to his bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime, Christopher Hart focuses on some of the most popular, dynamic, and beautiful anime girl characters. Basic templates make it easy to draw the head, hairstyles, anime costumes and clothing, body proportions, and more, while tutorials help you create full-blown scenes that will take your art to the next level.

    Suitable for all levels, from beginners who are just starting to learn how to draw anime, to advanced users who want to hone their skills, this is the ideal resource for all fans of anime and manga drawing, and can be used on its own or alongside the original Master Guide to Drawing Anime. Drawing books are a perennial present to inspire young artists and a popular gift for teens. There is no greater tool than an art book to spark creativity, develop new artistic skills, and help kids and teens channel their energy towards positive self-expression.

    Paperback; 144 pages; 9 in W by 10 in H.

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME TIPS &

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME TIPS &

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    The third title in Christopher Hart's bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime series, Tips & Tricks has over 100 essential drawing techniques for artists who want to fine-tune their anime and manga drawing skills.

    This is the guide that all anime and manga artists--of any level--need! Chris Hart delves deep into the specifics of drawing anime characters and scenes and explores every aspect of anime forms. He reveals his secrets for composing a complete picture, and discusses rarely covered topics. Entirely new tutorials include instruction on drawing hands and feet in different gestures or positions, arranging characters within the action, and creating nuanced expressions. Fans of the Master Guide to Drawing Anime books will find this anime drawing book to be invaluable in strengthening their drawing skills, while newcomers ready to learn to draw will see this as a perfect introduction to the series.

    Suitable for all levels, from beginners who are just starting to learn how to draw anime, to advanced users who want to hone their skills, this is the ideal resource for all fans of anime and manga drawing, and can be used on its own or with the other titles in the Master Guide to Drawing Anime series. Drawing books are a perennial present to inspire young artists and a popular gift for teens. There is no greater tool than an art book to spark creativity, develop new artistic skills, and help kids and teens channel their energy towards positive self-expression.

    Paperback; 144 pages; 9 in W by 10 in H.

    MOON OVER THE MOUNTAIN: MAIDEN

    MOON OVER THE MOUNTAIN: MAIDEN

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    The Maiden's Bookshelf series combines classic short stories of the early 20th century with gorgeous original artwork to create collectible editions for a contemporary audience.

    At what cost art?

    In the course of a routine journey, government inspector Yuan Can encounters his old friend Li Zheng--but not as he remembers him. Transformed by obsession into a hideous beast, Li Zheng spins a tragic tale, and ultimately presents his confidante with a singular request.

    Dressed in the trappings of 8th-century China, Atsushi Nakajima's meditation on poetry and friendship nevertheless transcends time and language to speak directly to our hearts about what it means to be human.

    14+

    NEW FASHION ILLUSTRATION: OUTF

    NEW FASHION ILLUSTRATION: OUTF

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    The fashion illustration book you've always wanted! Check out the newest title in the hit Fashion Illustrations Series!!

    This is the second title of "Fashion Illustrations Series," which shows the latest trends in fashion illustration! Forty new artists have contributed a selection of their own special style of illustration, this time featuring twin styles. While the previous edition was all about women's fashion, this edition features a more diverse range of fashion illustrations, including men's, unisex, body-positive, and multinational styles. This title also focuses mainly on works by illustrators in their teens and twenties, guaranteeing a showcase of the very latest trends. As in the previous book, we have selected the paper quality for each page individually to maximize the appeal of the illustrations, making each turn of the page an exciting sensory and stylistic experience.

    NIER AUTOMATA WORLD GD V02

    NIER AUTOMATA WORLD GD V02

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    Over 300 full-color pages collected into a hardcover volume that explores the secrets and strategies of Square Enix's NieR: Automata!

    Revisit the characters, combat, and environment that enchanted players with stunning action and profound adventure from video game director Yoko Taro. Discover the intricacies of Submergence City, learn more about the characters and enemies with the Data Library, and master the Androids' arsenal! Also featuring concept art and commentary, this second volume of the NieR: Automata World Guide is a must have item for fans of the game!

    Dark Horse Books and Square Enix come together again to present this adaptation of the original Japanese volume, officially offered in English for the first time!

    ROOMS: AN ILLUSTRATION AND COM

    ROOMS: AN ILLUSTRATION AND COM

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    Uncover the stories of colorful rooms and charming girls by Senbon Umishima!

    "Rooms," Senbon Umishima's popular illustration series, which has received 158,000 likes and 31,000 retweets on Twitter, is now available as a book! The book is an omnibus-style collection of illustrations and short comics showcasing the colorful and unique rooms and the everyday lives of the girls who live there. There is one story per room, with nine rooms featured in total. Each room is lovely enough to make anyone want to actually live in them. The layout of each room, the arrangement of the furniture, and the accessories on display reveal the personalities and characters of each girl. Cute pets, such as cats and dogs, also sometimes appear in the story, adding a touch of warmth and coziness. The text is written only in Japanese, but the detail in the illustrations of each room alone is enough to give readers everywhere a fascinating glimpse into each girl's life and story.