If you love the city of lights, this whimsical sketch book provides guided prompts so you can sketch your way through Paris, one dream at a time.
Part aspirational, part creative, and all doodle, Paris (Citysketch) is a compilation of creative prompts geared to immerse you in the wonders of magnificent Paris. Finish partially created Parisian landscapes, sketch accessories to accompany a chic French wardrobe, doodle your own uniquely-styled versions of Louvre masterpieces, and loads more. Paris (Citysketch) is a complete course in Parisian culture for the enamored. With over 100 prompts, try your hand at sketching landscapes, art, architecture, fashion, people, food, and culture. Each page contains a fascinating anecdote as well as a creative prompt about a unique and lovable part of the city. On the opposite side of the page, a sketch is started for you. Then its up to you to unleash your imagination to complete the sketch and add your own signature style to it. Sketch these and more iconic Parisian places and things:
Arc de Triomphe
A Picasso self-portrait at the Musee Picasso
Le Moulin Rouge sign and windmill
A Hermes scarf
A macaron shop
You can use the book to practice sketching and doodling, to enhance your creativity, or simply catch this amazing city on paper. Be inspired. Get creative. Find your pencil and start dreaming!
Michelle Lo studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and The New School University. After working as an editor, she obtained a chef-training degree and has since worked on numerous cookery books, by leading chefs such as Rene Redzepi and Ferran Adria. Michelle currently writes and edits, devoting her life to the pursuit of food and style.
Joanne Shurvell is an award-winning travel and arts writer. She is also the owner of PayneShurvell, a contemporary art gallery in London.
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