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"This series takes a novel, minimalist approach to art instruction. Each “20 Ways” title provides 45 spreads that are each filled with 20 small drawings on a given theme. REaders will find no step-by-step exercises here; however, each spread offers a variety of styles and techniques. Drawings range from the realistic to the cartoonish to the decorative, with a few rendered in color. The variety of drawing types is intended to inspire readers to experiment on their own. ASpiring artists can either copy drawings directly from the book or create their own variations on a theme. The latest two volumes in the series focus on nature and animals. 20 Ways To Draw a Tree presents many sophisticated, modern drawings of plants and flowers, executed with a surprising array of materials. Despite the title, 20 Ways To Draw a Cat includes all sorts of animals, such as hedgehogs, buffalo, fish, and zebras. VERDICT While Tree will appeal to teens or adult readers, Cat is most appropriate for younger audiences." - Library Journal

About the Author

Julia Kuo splits her time between Cleveland, OH, and Taipei. She grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and attended Washington University in St. Louis for illustration and marketing. Julia illustrates children's books, concert posters and CD covers, designs stationery and journals, and paints in her free time. One recent gallery show featured paintings of street fashion shots from Face Hunter. Julia's clients include American Greetings, the New York Times, the Home Shopping Network, Little Brown and Co., Capitol Records, Tiny Prints, and Universal Music Group. Her illustrations have been honored in American Illustration, CMYK magazine, and Creative Quarterly. Visit her online at www.juliakuo.com.

Julia is also the author of the best-selling Quarry book 20 Ways to Draw a Dress and 44 Other Fabulous Fashions and Accessories and 20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals.

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Product Details

  • Series: 20 Ways
  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Quarry Books; Csm edition (May 1, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 159253838X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592538386
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.5 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #27,138 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Hello, friend! When I was young, I was so addicted to drawing that my brother would exploit me by selling me copy paper for 3 dollars a sheet. Now he is an economist and I am a starving artist. I also wonder how I had the money to buy such expensive drawing paper.

I am an illustrator working out of Chicago for most of the year and Taipei over the winter.
Notable clients include the New York Times, Universal Music Group, Capitol Records, Little Brown and Co., Simon & Schuster, American Greetings, State Farm, Quarry Publishing, JoAnn's Fabrics, the Home Shopping Network.

www.juliakuo.com

Customer Reviews

It has very simple, easy to follow illustrations.
mscatmar
I like these books because I've always been artistic, and it's a fun way to look at and have new ideas on how to draw cute doodle things.
K. Plaisance
20 ways to draw a cat but no help in where to start.
Lola

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

23 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Parka TOP 50 REVIEWER on October 11, 2013
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20 Ways to Draw a Cat is a fun animal drawing book. Besides cats, there are also a lot of other animals you can draw, such as giraffes, tigers, frogs, snails, whales and many more.

For each animal, there are 20 illustrated examples and empty space left on the pages to draw on. The artworks are really nice and aimed at kids. They are a mixture of black and white line art, line art with colours, and full coloured drawings. They are nothing too complicated and anyone can just look at them and draw, either follow in style or come up with one from imagination. There are a total of 900 drawings.

The book comes with a special binding allows it to be laid down perfectly flat for drawing.

It's a fun activity book for kids. I read on Amazon there's a teacher who bought the book for ideas on drawing also.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Jeannine Taylor on November 4, 2013
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I love to doodle and draw but I often need inspiration. This book provides the perfect assortment of adorable creatures for me to sketch and have fun with.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By MarketingMomx4 on January 10, 2014
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My grown up daughter, who is a professional artist, loved these books that I gave her for Christmas - giving her ideas on other ways to design and draw things.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 8, 2014
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This is not a "how to" book, but rather an idea book. The author uses a variety of styles in her examples, so it's a good reference to flip through.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Ginger F. on September 13, 2013
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From 11 month old who likes to look at the pictures to the 44 year old , who likes to doodle when thinking. This book is AWESOME.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Gemma on June 20, 2013
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I bought this book because of our recently adopted kittens. My granddaughter and I love to color and draw and I thought it would be helpful to have some easy images to work from. I can recommend this book if you want to encourage your creative side.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 30, 2013
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My granddaughter likes to draw. Both she and I expect to have quite a lot of fun with this book. She has already taken it out of my bookcase and put it on her desk at my house.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Lola on March 6, 2014
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I have to return this. Not a fan at all. Do not know why it received so many other high marks. 20 ways to draw a cat but no help in where to start.
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