The Urban Sketching Handbook Panoramas and Vertical Vistas

Techniques for Drawing on Location from Unexpected Perspectives

The Urban Sketching Handbook Panoramas and Vertical Vistas
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Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9780760370704
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Description

In The Urban Sketching Handbook: Panoramas and Vertical Vistas, urban sketcher and art educator Mario Linhares gives a guided tour on how to explore and capture cityscapes, landscapes, and more in drawings from unique points of view.

In this thorough yet accessible book, you’ll learn how to:
  • Improve your drawing skills and selectively translate what you see for maximum impact
  • Fearlessly use your sketchbook as a laboratory for experimenting with various points of view and perspectives
  • Consider the many options for visual approaches with work contributed by a wide variety of experienced sketchers
Featuring eight special gatefold pages that showcase outsized images, The Urban Sketching Handbook: Panoramas and Vertical Vistas will show you how to heighten the visual drama of every subject.

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—perfect to toss in your backpack or artist’s tote.

The author

Mario Linhares is a designer, urban sketcher, and arts educator. A PhD researcher in Fine Arts, he studied at the Artistic School Antonio Arroio and holds a master's degree in Visual Arts Education. The former Education Director of UrbanSketchers.org, Mario currently coordinates the USk Academic Group. He lives in Sintra, Portugal, outside Lisbon.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9780760370704
Illustrations: approximately 100 color photos
Size: 5 in x 8 in / 127 mm x 203.2 mm
Published:

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