Both Rebecca and Stacey considered staff picking this one, so surprise extra staff pick! In addition to being adorable, Rebecca said that this book made her feel like she could draw well. Stacey found it super relaxing and enjoyable (especially having always found zentangles to be stressful). If you're looking for a little joy and a creativity boost, try this book!
Learn to draw the cutest, most fantastical creatures, some from myth, some straight from Angela Nguyen's own imagination . . . all of them adorable A sweet water dragon. A ghost whale. And an irresistible elephant with wings This fourth book in the Draw Cute series is packed with fantastic creatures from a range of cultures, from giant puffballs to a flying lion. In the hands of author-teacher Angela Nguyen, all the instructions are easy to follow, and even a three-headed dog or a crocodile will have children cooing. Young readers will learn what kawaii is all about, and how to create cute mythical animals in this endearing style.
About the Author
Angela Nguyen is a Seattle-based artist known for her cute illustration style. This is her fourth book in the Draw Cute series following How to Draw Cute Stuff, How to Draw Cute Animals, and How to Draw Cute Food. She has a presence online under the screen name Pikarar (pikarar.com) with 40K subscribers. In addition to being an illustrator, she's a graphic designer trained in print, motion, packaging, and digital, and currently designs voice experiences for Amazon. For more of her design work visit angelanm.com.