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15-Minute Drawing: One-Line Drawing

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this is a bit addictive, fun to just follow along. lots of steps to make it very easy to follow. my end results were fun.

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Loved this book. I enjoy doodling and have often 'taken my pencil for a walk'. This is a bit more focused but once a couple of examples have been tried you can go off in different tangents. A great book.

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Thank you to #Netgalley and #QuartoPublishing for granting me access to this arc in return for an honest review.

This is such a sweet, inspiring guide to one line drawing. I can't draw at all, but I'm willing to practise at this. Heinke Neid certainly gives you a different perspective on how to portray the images you see.

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Tha k you to NetGalley and the Publisher for giving me this eArc.

I love doing arts and crafts but I'm not actually that good at the art stuff so I decided to look into line art and this is the perfect book for it!

Everything is laid out nice and neat so it is easy to follow.

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I LOVE THIS! I am so drawn to this style of art (no pun intended) and truly had not even considered whether I "could" do it myself. This short and sweet guide packs a huge punch. It makes one-line drawing seem both approachable and expansive interms of creative potential. As a painter, I love the idea of perfecting this technique and then filling in with loose watercolors or gouache, but I also love that I can idly practice anywhere with just a notebook and pencil. I appreciate the short end pages on keeping a sketchbook for this reason, as well as the little pages of inspiration for taking it further. Thank you for sharing this galley with me - I can't wait to get started on my new ideas!

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This is such a fun book! Heinke gives a very brief introduction and warmup section and then shows how to do continuous line drawings of plants, flowers, faces, holiday designs, and whimsical things like coffee cups and butterflies. You can add watercolor elements when you’re done if you like. They are pretty easy to follow along with but look really great. Even kids or people who don’t think they can draw could follow along and be pretty successful with practice. Well recommended.

I read a temporary digital copy of this book for review.

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This drawing book was well done. I really liked the focus on a specific drawing skill - one-line drawings. I thought the book did a good job conveying the technique visually without using many words. It was easy to follow as a beginners guide to the topic.

I would recommend this for public libraries looking for unique drawing books to add to their adult or teen collection.

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This was a fun and enjoyable read. Lots of doodling exercises and ideas that are grouped by themes and designed for readers with little to lots of experience / drawing skills. I am falling in love with one-line drawing! The parts that I find most appealing are the cactus and human portraits.
Highly recommended!

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Everybody doodles don't they? So why not turn those random squiggles and lines into some beautiful one line drawings?

This is a whimsical little book with quirky titles like "A Cup of Calm" (coffee), "A Pleasant Evening" (wine), and "Home Sweet Home" (a pineapple). There are chapters on drawing flowers, plants, faces, lifestyle, still life, and holiday themes.

There are some warmup exercises to help you get your muscles used to drawing spirals (just like old fashioned handwriting classes!), wavy spirals, and something that looks like random lines. The illustrations show how you can overlay watercolor to create some really aesthetically pleasing line art.

I was thrilled to receive an advanced reader's copy from NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Walter Foster, and will gladly purchase this for my collection of drawing books!

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I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

This is a creative book! It has different ideas organized by section for drawing pictures using only a single line. There's instructions on where to start your drawing and how to move so that you never have to take your pen off of the page. There's also some instructions on how to decorate or color your drawing, but those are more high-level. The book has different drawings labeled from easy to hard so you can learn more about how to create drawings in 15 minutes with limited pen strokes. It's a cool book for artists or anyone trying to draw more!

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Thank you Netgalley for the advance reader copy of 15-Minute Drawing: One-Line Drawing by Heinke Nied in exchange for an honest review. This is a very informative book that teaches line drawing, which I always wanted to learn. There are a few of the pictures that I really liked and can't wait to practice.

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I have always been fascinated by one-line drawings. I could not understand how they were done so beautifully. Heinke Nied has created an easy to follow instruction book full of practice ideas and tips. Follow along with her practice suggestions to get your brain and hand used to making fluid directional changes. Plan your drawing and then create your own one-line masterpiece.

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A lot of fun, relaxing and meditative (as least the way I'm using it), I appreciate styles and techniques I can practice right away.

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5 stars

I love love these drawing. They are very relaxing, calming and I am presently surprised by my results.

Thank you NetGalley for allowing me to read this fun book!

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Accompanied by various materials to get any artist started on One-Line Drawing, this book helps artists try a new drawing style guided through different tiered difficulty examples. With examples in categories from flowers to faces to celebrations, there will surely be lots for a reader to try drawing. I enjoy the idea of this art form being accessible to anyone with a paper and writing utensil while being short enough that most people could take just a few moments of their day to work on one-line drawings.
This is a great book for anyone looking for an art form that encourages relaxation and requires minimal materials.

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This book is awesome! I have always wanted to do the one line drawing and this book makes it easy!

I have been going over this with my kids so it is even more fun.

I will purchase this book as gifts for my kids friends too. thank you for the copy!

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This was definitely fun. It would make a great stocking stuffer for Christmas. It would surprise and entertain anyone who claims they cannot draw.

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This book is great and I can't wait to get drawing! The tips are perfect for beginners and I love the variety of drawings in the book. It includes holidays, fruits, flowers, animals and even some lifestyle drawings which look so cool.

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Great tutorials, perfect for beginnners!
I didn't know how to do one line drawings before, and I feel like this was a great way to learn. If this is a skill you'd like to pick up, make sure you take a look.

Thanks to netgalley for this arc in return for an honest review.

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Easy to follow tips and lessons. I possess no artistic ability when it comes to drawing. These techniques were fun and the outcomes were interesting. I will definitely keep practicing and will add this title to my library collection.
4 stars
I had a lot trouble downloading it. I had to use my phone, which made it a little hard to read at times. I don't recommend art instruction on a cellphone ereader.

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