Keeping Sketchbooks
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Keeping Sketchbooks

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Artists use sketchbooks for a myriad of purposes - to capture a moment, to develop an idea, to record a scene...This book advises on how to enjoy keeping a sketchbook and how to make the most of their use. With practical examples throughout, it is a beautiful and valuable guide that will inspire you to pick up a pencil or brush, mark the page and start your own visual diary. Topics covered include looking at different types of sketchbooks - their size, theme and purpose; ideas for drawing and painting in a sketchbook inside, outside or while travelling and advice on professional sketchbooks and scrapbooks.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 220 x 280 x 10mm | 539g
  • The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Ramsbury, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 243 colour illustrations
  • 1785001086
  • 9781785001086
  • 552,390

About Martin Ursell

Martin Ursell has illustrated many books for children, including the award-winning Song of Pentecost by W J Corbett. He is a senior lecturer in illustration at Middlesex University and has previously written Illustrating Children's Books for The Crowood Press.show more

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"A practical and engaging book. . . that should appeal to all those involved in the visual arts." John Vernon Lord, illustrator"show more

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