Sketching People

Sketching People

An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

Book - 2016
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Drawing people in the outside world can be a real thrill; each sketch captures a particular person and place in time. But it can also be a challenge. How do you spot a likely subject? How do you choose the person most likely to stay still? How do you draw movement for the person that refuses to sit still? Sketching People offers straightforward, practical help to give beginning artists the confidence and ability to draw all sorts of people in many different settings. In the pages of this book, readers will find: How to capture the essence of character Different line-work styles Techniques for creating realistic skin tones The key to capturing the details of street life Ways to create fabric folds Mastering tonal drawings Conveying age differences, and more This clearly written, fun to read book is bursting with inspirational artwork and candid advice that will help you improve your drawing skills and change the way you sketch for the better.
Publisher: Hauppauge, New York :, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.,, 2016
Edition: First edition for North America
ISBN: 9781438007267
Branch Call Number: 743.4 Cha
Characteristics: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm


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Jan 15, 2018

My favourite book on sketching. Excellent drawings and good advice.

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