The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People

Essential Tips & Techniques for Capturing People on Location

Roisin Cure
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The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People helps artists develop skills and confidence to overcome the challenges of drawing people on the go, introducing and applying useful tips and techniques.

In The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People, urban sketcher and workshop instructor Roisin Cure shows how to make your figures more than just anonymous bystanders by sharing the basics of drawing people on the go as well as how to successfully render poses, faces, and expressions.

Following an essential section on proportion, you'll find tips, tricks, and examples for surmounting the intimidating prospect of capturing ever-shifting subjects, plus techniques for portraying poses accurately and distilling details that convey personality and emotion, whether individually, in small groups, or in crowds. Bring figures and people to life on the page and tell an authentic visual story with The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People.

The Urban Sketching Handbook series offers location artists expert instruction on creative techniques, on-location tips and advice, and an abundance of visual inspiration. These handy references come in a compact, easy-to-carry format with an elastic band closure-perfect to toss in your backpack or artist's tote.

Author bio:

Róisín Curé holds a first-class honors and a master's degree in Geology from National University of Ireland. In addition to founding the Urban Sketchers Galway chapter and serving as the Galway correspondent for Urban Sketchers, she offers sketching workshops and tutorials in Ireland and throughout Europe. She lives in Galway, Ireland.

Category: Art techniques
ISBN: 9781631599316
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Quarry Books
Series: Urban Sketching Handbooks
Pub Date: December 2020
Page Extent: 112
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Art techniques & principles