ARTIST PROFILE Sharon Frost I've been an artist all my life and have lived in New York City since I was in my ... Cotman watercolor field box on Moleskine plain notebook ; about 20-30 minutes , plus some finishing at home " I'm an oil ...
Author: Gabriel Campanario
Publisher: Quarry Books
The Art of Urban Sketching is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel. Authored by the founder of the nonprofit organization Urban Sketchers (www.urbansketchers.org), this beautiful, 320-page volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and how it is being practiced today. With profiles of leading practitioners and discussions of the benefits of working in this art form, this inspiring book shows how one can participate and experience this creative outlet through modern-day social networks and online activity. You'll find more than 600 beautiful, contemporary illustrations, as well as artists' profiles and extended captions where these urban sketchers share their stories, how they work, sketching tips, and the tools behind each drawing. With sketches and observations from more than 50 cities in more than 30 countries, TheArt of UrbanSketching offers a visually arresting, storytelling take on urban life from different cultures and artistic styles, as well as insight into various drawing techniques and mediums.
With this thorough guide, discover how to sketch architecture and cityscapes, plus people and motion; learn drawing perspective; and see how easy it is to add color to artwork.
Author: Shari Blaukopf
Publisher: Quarry Books
Get great techniques, tips, and ideas from the Urban Sketching Handbook series in one place! With this thorough guide, discover how to sketch architecture and cityscapes, plus people and motion; learn drawing perspective; and see how easy it is to add color to artwork.
Many designers keep a sketchbook ( Fig . 3.30 ) — a habit encouraged at art school — especially when they are away from the computer in a café or coffee shop . These range from the handy pocket - sized Moleskine ( 90mm x 140mm , 3/2 in ...
Author: Alan Pipes
Publisher: Laurence King Pub
There is a dearth of books covering drawing and product design. Drawing for Designers fills this gap, offering a comprehensive guide to drawing for product/ industrial designers and students. As well as industrial product design, the book encompasses automotive design and the design of other 3D artefacts such as jewelry and furniture. Covering both manual and computer drawing methods, the book follows the design process: from initial concept sketches; through presentation drawings and visualizations; general arrangement and detail drafting; to fully dimensioned production drawings; and beyond to technical illustrations and exploded/assembly diagrams used for publicity and instructing the end user in the product's assembly, operation, and maintenance. Case study spreads featuring famous designer productsshown both as drawn concepts and the finished object are interspersed with the chapters. There are also several 'how-to-do-it' step-by-step sequences.