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Draw Write Now Book 1

Draw Write Now Book 1

On the Farm/Kids & Critters/Storybook Characters

by Marie Hablitzel, Kim Stitzer
Publisher: Barker Creek
Softcover Textbook, 64 pages
Current Retail Price: $14.99

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Each of the eight Draw Write Now books are divided into three units and offer 21 lessons. The lessons are presented on two pages showing a colorful drawing, four sentences, and step-by-step drawing instructions. The four sentences are shown in manuscript writing, but the lessons can be used with cursive, D'Nealian, modern manuscript, Italic—any style! The authors recommend using the Startwrite handwriting software in order to customize lessons.

Book 1 demonstrates how to isolate the shapes and lines in a subject to be drawn. It encourages children to be observant of their own world and to use those observations in their background drawings.

The three units (with lesson titles) in this book are:

  • Farm Animals and Farm Life
    Hen, Pig, Sheep, Cow, Horse, Turkey, Barn, Duck, Goose, Tractor

  • Kids and Critters
    Girl, Boy, Cat, Dog, Bird, Swan, Rabbit

  • Storybook Characters
    Little Red Hen, Three Little Pigs, Three Bears, Gingerbread Boy

Sample Lessons:

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