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You Too Can Draw Book by Nicola Sedgwick

You Too Can Draw Book by Nicola Sedgwick

Third Edition

by Nicola Sedgwick

This updated version includes new information that will make it even easier to understand the skills needed to become an artist.
You Too Can Draw shows how anyone can draw. The book offers a wealth of information on drawing methods and techniques, each clearly explained and demonstrated. From these core skills, you will be brought further to explore The Human Figure, Animals, Nature, Cartoons, Comic Strips and Animation.

The emphasis of You Too Can Draw is on you finding your own unique style. By working with various techniques and the subject matter persented here you will also discover which areas provide you with the most inspiration, fulfilment and enjoyment. Over 800 illustrations.


About Nicola 

NIcola is an artist, designer, illustrator and editor based in Wicklow, Ireland. She worked in Emerald City Productions in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin as an animator for five years, and then worked for nearly ten years in Mentor Books publishing company as a designer and illustrator.


She now utilises her skills in various roles. Her art commissions include storyboards, comic strips, illustrations and cartoons for schoolbooks, general books and individuals. 

Design work includes promotional material, logos and book design and layout.

As an editor Nicola has worked on many books and documents for publishers and individuals. Publications include: The Dublin Pubspotters' Guide by Mac Moloney, Erindipity by David Kenny, The Stone Cutter's Son by Jimmy Ryan and Crime or Compassion? by Gail O’Rorke.
Nicola teaches drawing and painting at Ballsbridge College of Further Education, Dublin, and also hold regular drawing courses in Bray, Co Wicklow.
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