Fast Freehand Fills: Vol. 3 The Natural World

Fast Freehand Fills: Vol. 3 The Natural World

by Dawn Summerall


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Do you love zen drawing but end up using the same 20 patterns again and again? The Fast Freehand Fills series can help with that. The Natural World is book 3 in the Fast Freehand fills series and it catalogs a series of patterns, fills and motifs found in and based on natural structures. Always have a fresh fill on hand with this catalog of basic fills and patterns. The Fast Freehand Fills series provides zen expressionists with a repertoire of found and unique basic patterns that are easy to draw freehand. Woodsy mushrooms, cytoplasmic cells, tear drops and snake skins are all waiting inside this catalog of fills. Great for zen drawing, mandalas and artistic journaling.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781494228422
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Pages: 74
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

About the Author

Dawn Summerall is the author/artist of the Zen drawing series Fast Freehand Fills. She currently lives in Fargo, ND but spent most of her life split between south Florida and Tennessee. She has two children and one grandchild. Dawn attended college for several years and majored in Fine Arts with a concentration in jewelry making. But while she had a passion for drawing and art history, she did not like the way the studio classes were taught nor did she agree with putting a grade on art. Dawn thinks art is about self-expression and not technical supremacy.

Dawn left college and began creating art independently for the past 20 years. She began publicly showing her work and pursuing art professionally after her marriage broke up in 2008. Dawn often displays her Zen drawings in gallery shows with the Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists group. She has also created up-cycled art for the Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity's silent charity auctions. Dawn is also a member of an international Art Charms group that creates wildly creative mixed media jewelry.

But above all else, Dawn loves to draw patterns and black lines. It is an obsession for her. Expressing her self though black line art is her greatest passion in a life of many passions. She began drawing in this style in the 1980's when she and her best friend Missy Allyn were in high school together. It started out as small doodles on notebooks and progressed to large scale tributes to whatever was important in life at the time: boyfriends, rock bands, tarot cards, etc. To Dawn, drawing is journaling and meditation through art. When she draws she is in a place of timeless awareness. Dawn feels the process of creating is more important than the finished piece.

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