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Synopsis: Make the world your studio!
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 find 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.
About the Author: Marc Taro Holmes has been an artist, art director and designer for 18 years. He is a founding board member of UrbanSketchers.org, a non-profit dedicated to the promotion of location drawing and art blogging. By trade, Marc is a video game 'concept artist,' working for companies such as Electronic Arts, Microsoft and Disney. He was also a contributing artist in The Art of Urban Sketching (Quarry, '12). http://urbansketchers.org
Title: The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing ...
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: 2014
Book Condition: New
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