Created by one of Japan's most popular artists, this book offers a story in a sketchbook. Take off into the world of fantasy with Sachiko Umoto's unique, fun character drawings and help them finish their story with your own drawings and sketches. Practice your own with illustratioin techniques and follow the fun, appealing characters and elements that celebrate life and adventure. The author's special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts - with and without experience - the instruction and inspiration to draw people, characters, animals, flowers, plants and more! The fifth installment in the Illustration School series is for artists of all skill levels that want to bring the story to life visually. It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements.
SACHIKO UMOTO, born in 1970, graduated with a degree in oil painting from Tama Art University (Tokyo). In addition to her work as an illustrator, she also produces animation works for Usagi-Ou Inc. She is the author of An Introduction to Making Illustrations with One Pencil Workbook and An Introduction to Sketching with One Pencil Workbook (both published by MDN Corporation). She dearly loves dogs and Hawaii. Visit her online at http://umotosachiko.com.