Raincoast Books

What Will You Read Next?

642 Awesome Things to Draw: Young Artist's Edition


Chronicle Books
Available: 08/01/17
7.5 x 9 · 304 pages
Ages 8-12 years
CDN $23.95 · jn

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Root Division

This spirited new addition to the 642 series encourages young artists to let their imaginations run wild. Filled with hilarious, wacky, and over-the-top drawing prompts, this outrageously awesome sketchbook will inspire budding artists to reach new creative heights-the stranger and sillier, the better!

Root Division is a visual arts nonprofit that connects creativity and community through a dynamic ecosystem of arts education, exhibitions, and studios. The organization's mission is to empower artists, promote community service, inspire youth, and enrich the Bay Area through engagement in the visual arts. Founded in 2002 by three MFA graduates, over the years Root Division has offered subsidized studio space for more than 130 emerging artists, more than 4,000 hours of free art classes for neighborhood youth, training for artist-teachers, onsite adult art classes for 1,500 students, exhibitions of work by more than 1,700 artists, and has partnered with public schools, community centers, and more than 150 local businesses.