Creatures and Characters: Drawing Amazing Monsters, Aliens, and Other Weird Things!

Timothy Young

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Age level: Middle Grade: Ages 8-12

$12.99


A professional artist and animator shows kids how to unleash their imagination on the page. Using pencil or ink, learn how to draw all kinds of strange creatures, from classic monsters to mythical beasts and abominable aliens. With dozens of process drawings as examples, this children’s book illustrator demonstrates creative techniques such as doodles, sketches, and scribbles, and shows children not just how to draw, but how to be creative.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 23 color and b/w spreads | 48 pp
ISBN13: 9780764354038

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Timothy Young has been an animator, puppet maker, toy designer, sculptor, art director, and graphic designer. He’s designed for Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, the Muppets, The Simpsons, Disney, and Universal Studios. Tim is the author/illustrator of picture books including Do Not Open The Box, The Angry Little Puffin, and the highly acclaimed I Hate Picture Books! He has also illustrated books with other authors including Just One Thing! His favorite part of being an author is traveling to schools and talking to kids about his books.