The Kitchen Art Studio turns the old adage "Don't Play with your food" on its head by encouraging you to tap into your creative energy by exploring the everyday items in your kitchen cupboard. Here broccoli becomes material for sculpture, a half-eaten biscuit depicts the waning moon, cherry stems form captivating patterns, and spoons inspire performance art, among many other delicious examples.
Peter Jenny is professor emeritus and chair of visual design at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He has published numerous books on design and visual thinking.
If you've ever wanted to draw, or to draw better, theLearning to See series offers a mix of inspiration, encouragement, and easy-to-complete exercises that will have you filling the pages of your sketchbook more confidently in short order.