loves doodling dont
they? Check out your childrens
schoolbooks and Im willing to bet most
of them will have sketches and doodles
on the covers of their notebooks.
You may even find some that give you
an early indication that your child is
creative and artistic...
THE ART DOODLE BOOK: Create Your Own Masterpieces in the Styles of the
Great Artists allows the reader to develop his or her doodles one
step further even as far as creating a worthwhile work of art. There
are over 80 pictures for you to create and complete.
Fragments of 'masterpieces' as starting points for you to finish are included,
along with completed examples of the work of 26 famous artists such as
Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Cézanne, Andy Warhol, Toulouse Lautrec, Léger, Degas and
Monet are shown, along with a mini biography of each one.
Bring out the artist
take on the doodle...
you know, for instance, that although a painting by Vincent Van Gogh is now
worth a fortune the artist only sold one painting in his lifetime? Or that Edgar
Degas's name was actually Hilaire Germain Edgar De Gas? Compare the unique work
of the Dutch Hieronymus Bosch (actually Jerome van Aken) with modern animation
fantasy you'll see he was a man way ahead of his time (1450-1516).
out the artist in you and introduce your own take on the doodle you'll
soon develop your own style, from the sublime to the ridiculous; fantasy and
Have fun bringing your own little piece of artwork to life and if you
wish vie with your friends and family to see who is the best. Really
depends on whether you are a secret or an extrovert doodler!
Suitable for all ages, children or adults, The Art Doodle Book is a fantastic
gift for frustrated artists and doodle-dabblers alike. As you'd expect with
a doodle book, it is entirely in black and white which just about sums
up the instructions. Easy! Maggie Woods
From Buster Books (an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd), the publisher who
brought you Oodles of Doodles and Do You Doodle?, The Art Doodle
Book is out now and is available from all good bookshops at an RRP of £9.99
(ISBN: 978190 5158829).