Draw Your World: How to Sketch and Paint Your Remarkable Life (Paperback)
See the world around you in a whole new way with this inspiring guide to nature drawing, urban sketching, travel drawing, drawing from memory or photos, and sketch journaling.
In Draw Your World, Samantha Dion Baker gives you everything you need to begin a new art practice or enliven an existing one. She shares her favorite tools and materials, simple technical lessons such as composition, shadows and light, symmetry, and perspective, plus fun motivational exercises like drawing from memory, urban sketching, travel journaling, and experimental art. With helpful step-by-steps and stunning visual examples from Baker's own work, Draw Your World will help you hone your skills and capture the details of your unique and remarkable life in a sketch journal or as finished artwork.
About the Author
Samantha Dion Baker graduated from The Cooper Union in New York City and spent over 20 years working as a graphic designer. Now a full-time illustrator and artist, her favorite thing to do is wander the city streets and travel with her family, drawing all of the things she does, eats and sees on the pages of her sketch journal. Originally from Philadelphia, Samantha lives and works in Brooklyn with her husband and two boys. She is the author of Draw Your Day and Draw Your Day Sketchbook.