The Complete Urban Sketching Companion: Essential Concepts And Techniques From The Urban Sketching Handbooks--architecture And Cityscapes,

August 18, 2020|
The Complete Urban Sketching Companion: Essential Concepts And Techniques From The Urban Sketching Handbooks--architecture And Cityscapes, by Shari Blaukopf
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Draw the exciting elements of your world with confidence using the tips, techniques, and ideas inThe Complete Urban Sketching Companion. Packed with information and visual inspiration on sketching architecture, cityscapes, people, and motion, plus lessons on perspective and adding color, this collection will have you filling sketchbook after sketchbook with compelling artwork.

The popularity of theurban sketching movementhas grown worldwide, and it''s easy to see why.Sketching on the gois exciting, rewarding, and creatively satisfying. With so many choices of what to sketch and how to sketch it, you need acompanionto offervaluable insights,enlightening tips, and tons ofideas and inspiration.The Complete Urban Sketching Companionis that helpful guide to take along on your next overseas adventure, or to your favorite café around the corner.

This book includeskey drawing techniques and strategiesfrom four books in the Urban Sketching Handbook series:Understanding Perspective,Working with Color,Architecture and Cityscapes, andPeople and Motion. Learn how to drawunique buildings,urban landscapes, andlively street scenes, incorporating interesting elements andstriking color and lighting. Get tips on sketching withaccurate perspectivewith easy methods and great examples to guide you along. Discover ways tocapture motion, whether it''s a group of dancers or commuters on the move. Becomeconfident in adding colorto artwork by learning about different mediums andcolor mixing techniques.

InThe Complete Urban Sketching Companionyou''ll also find:
  • Simpletools and materialsto get started
  • Ways to build awell-composed scene
  • Techniques for drawing urban environments to scale
  • How to construct asketch in layers
  • Tips for rendering different types of perspective
  • Strategies for creatingdramatic shadows
  • How to include a range ofcolor valuesto create depth
  • Ideas for interpretingmovement and gesture
  • Methods for drawing individuals and crowds
Get started on your urban sketching adventures today, and start capturing life.
Shari Blaukopfis a Montreal-based workshop instructor, watercolor painter and sketch blogger who loves to travel and share her love of sketching. She''s the author ofThe Urban Sketching Handbook: Working with Color, and you can find her many online sketching courses at learn.shariblaukopf.com. She''s been part of the Urban Sketchers co...
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Title:The Complete Urban Sketching Companion: Essential Concepts And Techniques From The Urban Sketching Handbooks--architecture And Cityscapes,
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.05 X 5.1 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.05 X 5.1 X 0.85 in
Published:August 18, 2020
Publisher:Quarry Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781631599330

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