ephemera

What The F…riday!

Here are a number of instructional folders from a set of 24, each demonstrating some basic drawing techniques for different subjects.

In each folder there are 8 or 9 plates based upon a different aspect of the theme:

Here is the full folder on the theme of dancing in sequence:

        

Frederick Warne & Co. are most famous for being the publisher of the Beatrice Potter books, and now are owned by Penguin Books.

The lettering on each plate is hand drawn in one of two scripts; this broad lined calligraphic style:

And this simpler one-stroke script elsewhere.

I’ll leave you with a little ‘foxing’ though, and remember kids, drawing is not just about what ends up on paper; it’s also about what goes in your head…

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