Overview:A Life Drawing - The book begins with a small girl in West Kirby who is obsessed with comics: "The Daily Sketch", "The Daily Express" and "The Mirror" - each of these newspapers helped to shape one of our finest illustrators. Shirley's story takes us from this gentle start, through the second world war, and to a career, which began with Art School in a blitzed Liverpool, led to Oxford, and then to London. Shirley reflects on art, and her own development, in a tale which is fascinating and full of personalities. She describes her own creative process as 'the nearest thing I know to flying into the sun' and it is this passion for the world of illustration, which shines through the book and gives it a unique personality. Lavishly illustrated throughout with sketches from her Italian sketchbooks, doodles from boring meetings, roughs from what would later become classic picture books and perfectly executed paintings done just for the fun of it, this book will be a treasured gift for those who love art and those who have grown up with the enduring characters from Shirley's books who inhabit so many homes through this country and beyond.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725708-9780099427551. It was written by the following authors: Shirley Hughes. Book A Life Drawing, which can be read online, published by the company: Penguin Random House Children's UK. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Children's, Teenage. The book was published on 1999-01-01 00:00:00. It has 240 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download A Life Drawing has PDF format and is called a-life-drawing.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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