Speaking directly to today's explosion of creativity, Ladies Drawing Night is for women looking to deepen their creative connections and expressions. Join rock star illustrators Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and Rachael Cole for ten evenings of fun and art-making. Each night is led by a talented guest artist and themed around a particular topic, from large-scale ink painting to making art with kids. Samantha Hahn, Mary Kate McDevitt, Joana Avillez and many more share their expertise. Each chapter includes loads of exciting artwork, insights about drawing and instructions for that night's project. A rare peek into the minds and sketchbooks of some of the best female illustrators working today, this inspiring volume is an irresistible invitation to host your own Ladies Drawing Night!
Leah Gordon is an illustrator and surface designer whose clients include Anthropologie, the New York Times, and Time Magazine. In her wildly popular webshop she sells hand-built ceramics, dresses, scarves and bags made with her original print designs. She lives in Brooklyn. Rachael Cole is an art director of children's books, a surface designer and illustrator, and an art and design instructor. She is deeply involved in serving the illustration community through teaching, advising, and serving on juries, among other activities. She lives in Brooklyn. Julia Rothman is an illustrator, pattern designer and author. In addition to working for illustration clients like the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and the Wall Street Journal, she has her own lines of wallpaper, stationary, fabric and dishware. Julia has authored and coauthored six books, including Hello NY (also from Chronicle Books). She lives in Brooklyn. Kate Edwards is a Brooklyn-based photographer. Her work can be seen in ad campaigns, catalogues and fashion magazines around the world.