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Art of Travel with a Sketchbook: 6 Tips to Get Started
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About the Author Mari Le Glatin Keis was born and raised in Brittany, France. After graduating in printmaking from "l'Ecole des Beaux Arts" in Paris, she went to South America to draw plants and flowers. She has been sketching ever since. For the past 20 years, she has dedicated herself to book illustrations, and has been leading sketching workshops in Europe, Mexico and the Pacific Northwest, sharing her passion for recording "life as it is". The Art of Travel with a Sketchbook In this book, Mari gives six simple but effective tips to help launch you into the wonderful world of sketching. Along with some of her workshop participants, she shares an intimate way to record travel experiences, one that requires you to slow down and capture the moment. The approach presented in this book is not about doing "good" drawing or painting. It is about letting the hand record what the eye sees with whatever tool is available, without rules or recipes. All you need is your hand, your eyes, your heart and the desire to travel differently.
In this book, Mari gives six simple but effective tips to help launch you into the wonderful world of sketching.
Explorers described their expeditions with detailed illustrated maps, commentaries and notebooks. In this fast paced world, we need to slow down, see and record what's happening around us. This charming book will show you how!
About the Author
Mari Le Glatin Keis was born and raised in Brittany. A graduate of L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris, she has traveled extensively and leads workshops around the world.
Table of Contents
A Few Words Six Tips to Get Started *Pack Light and Simple *Relax *Play with Color *Stay Small *Collage *Sketch with Words Traveling with a Sketchbook A Few More Words
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