If Found, Please Return to Elise Gravel

If Found, Please Return to Elise Gravel

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Welcome to the charming world of cartoonist Elise Gravel�s notebook, where her imagination runs wild with creatures of all shapes and sizesIn the outrageously amusing If Found�Please Return to Elise Gravel , Elise Gravel offers readers a sneak peek into her sketchbook, where colorful monsters, imaginary friends, a grumpy things reign supreme. Meet Donald, who sings off-key; Francine, who likes to eat stones; and Marvin, the man with lots of stuff in his beard. Mixing the real with the fantastical, Elise�s drawings exude curiosity, as microbes and mushrooms share the page with speckled pepper pops, gloppers, and floofs.

Filled to the brim with vibrant felt marker illustrations, If Found� is not just an exhibition of Gravel�s work, but a challenge to young artists to keep a daily sketchbook. She reveals her top tips to becoming a successful illustrator�practice! practice! practice!�while empowering young artists to face their fears of making "ugly drawings." Stop worrying about what makes a drawing good or bad�Elise draws anything and everything and you can too!
Publisher: Montréal, Québec :, Drawn & Quarterly,, 2017, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781770462786
Branch Call Number: 741. 5971 GRA
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Adriance, Shira - Translator

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LisaMabley
Dec 04, 2017

No, story here -- Just a lot of random thoughts and doodles. And although my 7-year-old rarely tolerates this kind of thing, in this case he was very charmed by the cute, quirky illustrations. He was inspired to do much more drawing and journaling.

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