Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

by Lynne Chapman

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Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438007267
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 205,201
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
C_Lotus More than 1 year ago
Wow! This is not a book on how to draw. This is a book of ideas for possible locations and situations where you may find people in interesting activities to serve as subjects for sketching. There are an abundance of illustrative sketches, many in color, with brief comments on the subject or hints for improving your sketches. Great book!