The Complete Urban Sketching Companion: Volume 10: Essential Concepts and Techniques from The Urban Sketching Handbooks--Architecture and Cityscapes, Understanding Perspective, People and Motion, Working with Color - Urban Sketching Handbooks (Paperback)Shari Blaukopf (author), Stephanie Bower (author), Gabriel Campanario (author)
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The popularity of the urban sketching movement has grown worldwide, and it's easy to see why. Sketching on the go is exciting, rewarding, and creatively satisfying. With so many choices of what to sketch and how to sketch it, you need a companion to offer valuable insights, enlightening tips, and tons of ideas and inspiration. The Complete Urban Sketching Companion is that helpful guide to take along on your next overseas adventure, or to your favorite cafe around the corner.
This book includes key drawing techniques and strategies from four books in the Urban Sketching Handbook series: Understanding Perspective, Working with Color, Architecture and Cityscapes, and People and Motion. Learn how to draw unique buildings, urban landscapes, and lively street scenes, incorporating interesting elements and striking color and lighting. Get tips on sketching with accurate perspective with easy methods and great examples to guide you along. Discover ways to capture motion, whether it's a group of dancers or commuters on the move. Become confident in adding color to artwork by learning about different mediums and color mixing techniques.
In The Complete Urban Sketching Companion you'll also find: Simple tools and materials to get startedWays to build a well-composed sceneTechniques for drawing urban environments to scaleHow to construct a sketch in layersTips for rendering different types of perspectiveStrategies for creating dramatic shadowsHow to include a range of color values to create depthIdeas for interpreting movement and gestureMethods for drawing individuals and crowds Get started on your urban sketching adventures today, and start capturing life.
Publisher: Quarry Books
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 203 x 127 mm
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