Sketch Your World

Sketch Your World : Essential Techniques for Drawing on Location

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Discover the Joy of Working on Location! Breathe the air and hear the sounds, and experience the freshness and energy that working on location brings to your work...a quality that says "I was here." And transports your viewer there, too. In Sketch Your World, top artists take you back to the scene--be it a bustling cafe, town square, or quiet park--to share the subjects that caught their eye and how they captured them on paper. Showcases the work and approaches of more than 20 contemporary urban artists.Covers topics such as how to hone observation skills, sketch moving subjects, and convey a sense of atmosphere.Features a range of media, from pencil to watercolor.Explores a variety of techniques, including ways to work with digital tools such as tablets and smart pens. Uncover the fun and excitement of drawing on location while filling your sketchbook with buildings, people and scenes. The creative possibilities are as unlimited as the world around you!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 20mm | 719.99g
  • North Light Bks
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1440331413
  • 9781440331411
  • 400,279

Review quote

"More than any other book I've read on the topic of sketching on location (and I've tried to seek out and read them all), this is one I'd recommend to someone who has never drawn before but is motivated by the desire to capture one's world on paper." - Fueled by Clouds and Coffeeshow more

About James Hobbs

James Hobbs is a freelance journalist and artist, and a former editor of Artists & Illustrators magazine. His work has been shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize and Hunting Art Prize, and is in the Berardo Collection, more

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