{"id":1932243265,"title":"Ralph Masiello's Halloween Drawing Book","handle":"ralph-masiellos-halloween-drawing-book","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWritten \u0026amp; Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/ralph-masiello\" title=\"Ralph Masiello bio\"\u003eRalph Masiello\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eDrawing is spook-tacular!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIllustrator Ralph Masiello brings a haunting twist to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artist how to draw ghosts, witches, jack-o'-lanterns, skeletons, a haunted house, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJust follow the simple steps to create creepy critters and eerie objects. Bonus challenge steps show you how to add frightfullyfun details to your drawings.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIf you like this book, view the entire series:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/collections\/ralph-masiellos-drawing-books\" title=\"Ralph Masiello's Drawing Books\"\u003eRalph Masiello's Drawing Books\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/ralph-masiellos-halloween-drawing-spread.jpg?13917630079540763343\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRalph Masiello, author \u0026amp; illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRalph Masiello—affectionately known as 'The Icky Bug Man'—has illustrated several children's books including The Icky Bug Alphabet Book, The Yucky Reptile Alphabet Book, and The Flag We Love. His oil paintings are remarkably rich and realistic and bring to life the subjects of his books—be they bugs, flags, dinosaurs, or well-hidden messages and secret drawings.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/ralph-masiello\" title=\"Ralph Masiello bio\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Ralph.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSchool Library Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA spooky cover invites budding artists in for lessons on how to draw some of their favorite autumn icons. 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Step-by-step diagrams show young artist how to draw ghosts, witches, jack-o'-lanterns, skeletons, a haunted house, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJust follow the simple steps to create creepy critters and eerie objects. 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His oil paintings are remarkably rich and realistic and bring to life the subjects of his books—be they bugs, flags, dinosaurs, or well-hidden messages and secret drawings.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/ralph-masiello\" title=\"Ralph Masiello bio\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Ralph.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSchool Library Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA spooky cover invites budding artists in for lessons on how to draw some of their favorite autumn icons. Keeping introductory information to a minimum, the author gets right to the point. The step-by-step drawings define new lines in red, avoiding any extra scribbles completely and eliminating the need for frustrating erasures. Easier characters lead to more complicated ones and occasional optional details are included for inspiration-fancy finials for gravestone posts or a top hat for a skeleton. Opposite most lessons is a completed drawing showing how the art looks fleshed-out in color. The tools used are listed at the bottom of these illustrations. Several full compositions are included. The culminating spread pulls all of the elements together into one inspirational whole. Like most good Halloween books, this one won't lose its appeal in November.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBooklist\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMasiello adds to his long list of drawing books with this Halloween-themed entry--and there are plenty of ghostly goings-on to catch kids' interest. Readers are invited to \"choose their tools\" from among paints, crayons, markers, and\/or pencils. What follows is a page of simple lines that become increasingly more sophisticated images, facing a full page of Masiello's take on the subject--bats, jack-o'-lanterns, witches, graves, etc. Though the introduction is a bit confusing, kids will probably skip it anyway and get right to work on their drawings. 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Ralph Masiello's Halloween Drawing Book

Written & Illustrated by: Ralph Masiello

Drawing is spook-tacular!

Illustrator Ralph Masiello brings a haunting twist to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artist how to draw ghosts, witches, jack-o'-lanterns, skeletons, a haunted house, and more.

Just follow the simple steps to create creepy critters and eerie objects. Bonus challenge steps show you how to add frightfullyfun details to your drawings.

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Ralph Masiello, author & illustrator

Ralph Masiello—affectionately known as 'The Icky Bug Man'—has illustrated several children's books including The Icky Bug Alphabet Book, The Yucky Reptile Alphabet Book, and The Flag We Love. His oil paintings are remarkably rich and realistic and bring to life the subjects of his books—be they bugs, flags, dinosaurs, or well-hidden messages and secret drawings.

Read more about Ralph.

  • Bank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year

School Library Journal

A spooky cover invites budding artists in for lessons on how to draw some of their favorite autumn icons. Keeping introductory information to a minimum, the author gets right to the point. The step-by-step drawings define new lines in red, avoiding any extra scribbles completely and eliminating the need for frustrating erasures. Easier characters lead to more complicated ones and occasional optional details are included for inspiration-fancy finials for gravestone posts or a top hat for a skeleton. Opposite most lessons is a completed drawing showing how the art looks fleshed-out in color. The tools used are listed at the bottom of these illustrations. Several full compositions are included. The culminating spread pulls all of the elements together into one inspirational whole. Like most good Halloween books, this one won't lose its appeal in November.

Booklist

Masiello adds to his long list of drawing books with this Halloween-themed entry--and there are plenty of ghostly goings-on to catch kids' interest. Readers are invited to "choose their tools" from among paints, crayons, markers, and/or pencils. What follows is a page of simple lines that become increasingly more sophisticated images, facing a full page of Masiello's take on the subject--bats, jack-o'-lanterns, witches, graves, etc. Though the introduction is a bit confusing, kids will probably skip it anyway and get right to work on their drawings. Beginners will find plenty to reproduce, and there are some challenges for better artists, like that skeleton in a top hat.

Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-57091-542-0

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ISBN: 978-1-60734-458-2
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Ages: 5-8
Page count: 32
8 1/2 x 11