Drawing Fairies and Mermaids by Carolyn Scrace

Drawing Fairies and Mermaids

Written by Carolyn Scrace
Part of the Art Works Series

5+ readers   Art and Artists   Summer Reading/Activity    3+ readers   
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From fairies to mermaids, this title is packed full of inspiring ideas for your child to use to create entirely new artworks of their own. Art Works are a great way to start learning how to draw. Each title features simple step-by-step instructions that are perfect for practicing guided reading.


Drawing Fairies and Mermaids by Carolyn Scrace

This title in the new Art Works series acts as a creative spark, setting off your child's imagination so that they can confidently sketch a variety of magical creatures.

The titles in the Art Works series act as a creative spark, setting off your child’s imagination so that they can confidently sketch a variety of creatures and objects, from roaring rockets to terrifying monsters and beautiful mermaids. They are packed full of inspiring ideas for your child to use to create entirely new artworks of their own.

See also the companion title, Drawing Robots.

About the Author

Carolyn Scrace

Carolyn Scrace is a prolific illustrator and writer and is currently Art Director of The Salariya Book Company, the children's book publisher in Brighton.

Her career as an artist flourished early when, at the age of 16, her book illustrations for The Bonze Trumpeter by Jenny Nimmo were first published.
She studied illustration at Brighton College of Art during the inspiring tenure of Raymond Briggs and John Vernon Lord. Since graduating, her career has taken her into the worlds of advertising and animation as well as publishing. Carolyn's work is extremely versatile: she has illustrated numerous fiction and non-fiction books in many diverse subjects and styles.
Her work has been shortlisted many times, including the Times Education Supplement Award for her illustrations, and the ALCS Award for Educational Writing.
Carolyn has a keen interest in fashion and costume. She is also passionate about wild animals and nature, which is evident in many of the images from her recent books about Zen Doodling. She is particularly intrigued by the powerful effects of doodling to enhance relaxation, to encourage mindfulness and meditation. Her Zen Doodling books are designed specifically to develop artistic skills at all levels, from beginners onwards and are intended to challenge and inspire creativity.

Carolyn lives with her husband Michael on the edge of the rolling South Downs on the East Sussex coast. Michael, a skilled toolmaker, makes much of the stunning costume jewellery that Carolyn so adores wearing.

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32 pages


Carolyn Scrace
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Scribblers an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2015




Publisher Profile

Scribblers an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd is an imprint of Scribbler


The Salariya Book Company publishes books for all ages both internationally and domestically through its imprints Book House, Scribblers and Scribo. Independent Children's Publisher of the Year 2010.

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