The Urban Sketcher : Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location

The Urban Sketcher : Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location
Author: Marc Taro Holmes
Rating: 4.27
Bestsellers Rate: 17567
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 144
Hours of reading: 2.4 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 19,64 €

About the book

Capture the bustle and beauty of life in your town. Experience life as only an artist can! Join the rapidly growing, international movement of artists united by a passion for drawing on location in the cities, towns and villages where they live and travel. Packed with art and advice from Marc Taro Holmes, artist and co-founder of Urbansketchers.org, this self-directed workshop shows you how to draw inspiration from real life and bring that same excitement into your sketchbook. Inside you'll fi nd everything you need to tackle subjects ranging from still lifes and architecture to people and busy street scenes. * 15 step-by-step demonstrations cover techniques for creating expressive drawings using pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor. * Expert tips for achieving a balance of accuracy, spontaneity and speed. * Practical advice for working in the field, choosing subjects, coping with onlookers, capturing people in motion and more. * Daily exercises and creative prompts for everything from improving essential skills to diverse approaches, such as montages, storytelling portraits and one-page graphic novels. Whether you are a habitual doodler or a seasoned artist, The Urban Sketcher will have you out in the world sketching from the very first page. By completing drawings on the spot, in one session, you achieve a fresh impression of not just what you see, but also what it feels like to be there . . . visual life stories as only you can experience them.

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Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Imprint: NORTH LIGHT BOOKS
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781440334719
ISBN10: 1440334714
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Book Format: Paperback
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Pages: 144
Book Weight: 521.63
Book Dimensions: 210x276x12.7
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Publication date: Oct. 28, 2014
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Publication City/Country: Ohio, United States

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