For watercolor artist Peggi Habets, drawing and painting have been a part of her life since childhood. After studying graphic design in college and working as a designer and art director for 15 years, Peggi decided to return to her original passion—fine art.
In the Sticker, Punch Out, and Play series vibrantly illustrated backgrounds, stickers, and punch-outs come together to provide hours of imaginative fun. The interactive books equipped with sturdy punch-outs introduce children to new worlds, including the fairy world, jungle animal habitats, life on a farm, and all the exciting things that happen in construction!
Have you heard? Walter Foster Jr. is here
When in doubt, wear red.-Bill Blas
The Drawing Club is based off of the real-life, Los Angeles gathering of serious artists who come together and sketch models in character costumes including Edward Scissorhands and the Steam Punk variety. Since only a small number of artists can actually attend a Drawing Club session to hone their skills, this book serves as a peek into the world of 2-D creativity for the rest of us.
Are you ready for day 3 of Kids Week?? Today's chunky, interactive books are perfect for little hands, while combining the popular chalk aesthetic with timeless subjects and beautiful art. Which children's titles could possibly combine each of these elements, you ask? None other than the Chalk it Up! series, featuring Chalkboard Shapes, Chalkboard ABC, and Chalkboard 123.
I don't care how much of a novice artist you are, you can handle stick figures. They are the quintessential starting point for all future artistic endeavors. Yes, that game of hangman you played as a child was preparing you for your future as an artist.
There's just something nostalgic about classic pin-up girl art. Maybe the fact that it's reminiscent of "the simple days gone by" is what keeps our attention, or maybe it's the art of revealing just enough to keep viewers interested. I love them because of the fashion. I also love the hairdos and the bright red lipstick.
We thought we would end Kids Week with something especially exciting... a sneak peak!
Next in our KIDS WEEK of giveaways is the I Can Draw series. With these approachable and engaging guides children ages four years and older will discover how easy it is to draw a range of favorite animals and subjects.
"I keep drawing the trees, the rocks, the river, I'm still learning how to see them; I'm still discovering how to render their forms. I will spend a lifetime doing that. Maybe someday I'll get it right." Alan Lee
The Color Mix
"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." L.M. Montgomery
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