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Book Launch! Laura Lee Gulledge: Sketchbook Dares at The Bridge PAI

I ARTNER DARE YOU to draw out your inner artist in celebration of the release of local author & artist Laura Lee Gulledge's new interactive book of drawing activities, SKETCHBOOK DARES

Curious creators of all levels & disciplines (ages 10 and up) are invited to this FREE interactive art party. We will have multiple art stations with drawing dares for you to try out, a collection of original sketchbooks for you to flip through, a live drawing demo, and door prizes. Bring your sketchbook or your Artner (your partner in art) and increase your odds of getting a door prize!

**Drinks from Potter's Craft Cider, hand decorated cookies from Bowerbird Bakeshop, and signed books will be available for purchase.


Confront the blank page, silence your inner critic, and tap into your creative instincts with a sketchbook that dares you to explore the process of making art in 24 unique challenges, all while encouraging you to trust your creative instincts. Culled from art educator and graphic novelist Laura Lee Gulledge's own tricks for finding inspiration, this sketchbook dares you to sketch objects from memory, doodle with your non-dominant hand, and tell personal stories with drawings and words.

The Unwind Dare gets you to loosen up your drawing style by copying the same object in shorter amounts of time, the Music Dare engages your senses by walking you through the process of making an abstract sketch of a piece of music, and the Offering Dare asks you to represent yourself by drawing five precious objects and writing notes next to them. With examples of her own work, handy tips, words of encouragement, and plenty of blank pages, this sketchbook gives you everything you need to expand your creative horizons.

Later Event: February 15
Art Movie Night!