Each of this title’s 10 chapters proposes a different themed
craft night led by what the authors call “guest artists,” who
give instruction and inspiration for a variety of projects,
including some that are meant to be undertaken with
Draw and Color Your Way to a
Anastasia Catris. Grand Central Life &
Style, Jan. 2017
This book walks the line between illustration instruction and neuroscience,
using art therapy techniques to help
users enhance their memories as they
copy, complete, and color 90 drawings of cats, dogs, and wild
animals, and eventually create their own designs.
Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression
Marjolein Kruijt. Search, Feb. 2017
A Dutch artist walks readers through several drawing media,
including charcoal and pastel, as well as watercolor and oil
Draw Like This!
Christopher Locke. TarcherPerigee, Oct.
This all-ages guide provides prompts to walk beginner and experienced illustrators through the rudiments of perspective, negative space, color, and texture.
Two titles launch this series: People by
Pete Skully, and Architecture by Liz Steel.
They teach how to, respectively, quickly
and accurately portray human faces and
bodies, and understand and use perspective when drawing buildings.
You Can Draw It in Just 30 Minutes
Mark Kistler. Da Capo Lifelong,
Kistler, author of 19 previous books and
an Emmy winner for his public television
station children’s series, Mark Kistler’s
Imagination Station, follows up 2011’s You
Can Draw in 30 Days with a book of
This how-to manual features 25 sassy and easy-to-make projects like:
• Heroes of Feminism Finger Puppets
• High Heels Are a Pain Planters
• Drinking Dames Flask
• Superheroine Wrist Cuffs
• plus, fun tips for hosting your own girl-powered craft parties.
978-59474-927-8 | $14.99 | October 18, 2016
We Can Glue It! MAKE YOUR CAT AT HOME!
This DIY instruction guide offers fun and easy
instructions for making a cardboard:
• Food Truck
• and more “pawesome” homemade habitats.
978-59474-941-4 | $14.99 | November 1, 2016