Artist's Sketchbook: Exercises and Techniques for Sketching by Cathy Johnson

By Cathy Johnson

Grab your pen and grab the day! Make artwork part of your daily life, and lifestyle part of your art.

monstrous possibilities and nice pleasure watch for you as you examine sketching "on the spot"--be it on your personal yard, amid the bustle of a hectic marketplace, on a hike or anyplace you take place to discover yourself.

Cathy Johnson leads you in this exciting excursion as you discover how one can flip daily points of interest and stories right into a cache of visible stories. She and different artists have opened their sketchbooks to proportion their favourite matters, starting from nature's paraphernalia to getting older constructions, crashing waves and loved pets. you'll trip the realm via sketches and tales, via deserts and deep woods, towns and small cities. alongside the way in which, you are going to decide up priceless advice and shrewdpermanent, on-location improvisations for making your sketching classes enjoyable, secure and productive.

  • Chapters concentrate on sketching topics with reference to domestic, on travels, in nature, in city settings and from daily life.
  • 10+ artists proportion favourite sketches, information and techniques.
  • 15+ demos show on-the-spot sketches as they arrive together.
  • Includes specialist suggestion on getting the simplest effects from a number mediums, together with graphite, ink, coloured pencil, watercolor and gouache.

The Artist's Sketchbook is natural satisfaction, jam-packed with ardour and danger, principles and inspirations. you will study how one can be ready, simplify, nonetheless your internal critic, include the the following and now, and in doing so, observe wonders you by no means inspiration to seem for.

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