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Observe the slow, constant pace of the nature that surrounds you every day, and use it to inspire you in your art and creativity. Activities may include visiting a particular tree four times in the year and drawing it. How has it changed? Study the colors you find in autumn leaves. Explore drawing them in different materials.
Featuring nature-inspired quotes, breakaway activities to get you outdoors and plenty of supportive prompts and tips, this book will spark your imagination and help you to open your eyes and appreciate the natural beauty in our world.
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An art activity for every day of the year
FEEL RELAXED: These exercises are simple, mindful tasks, designed to help you to unwind and switch-off. Let your mind wander, and simply enjoy the moment.USE YOUR IMAGINATION: These tasks are designed to be done anywhere – at home or on the go – and it’s a chance to explore different art materials and to be as creative as you like.GO OUT AND ABOUT: Based on observational drawing, these activities encourage you to draw from life outdoors, but also indoors. The aim is to really focus on the natural world, to concentrate on drawing and to build your artistic confidence.TUTORIALS: For more practical and prescriptive artistic advice, these tasks focus on skill and techniques, often with illustrated, step-by-step instructions. You can interpret these however you like and are free to add your own ideas too!
Quotes from artists, which highlight the connection between art and natureReminders to observe the natural world on walksTips for improving skills and nurturing creativity
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