The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location
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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 fi nd 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.

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  • 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...
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  • 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.

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