Street Sketchbook: Inside the Journals of International Street and Graffiti Artists

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Chronicle Books, 2007 - Art - 271 pages
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With interest in graffiti and street art at a record high, the time is ripe for the first-ever volume to reveal the working methods and private fixations of more than 60 leading international street artists through their personal sketchbooks. Artists' sketchbooks offer exclusive access into the creative processtheir dog-eared, paint-splattered, sometimes crumbling pages have an intimate and visceral appeal. Street Sketchbook includes never-before-seen works by new and acclaimed figures such as Banksy (UK), Alexander Purdy (US), and more, as well as sketches that have formed the basis of large public works. Ingenious throughout, these sketchbooks epitomize the audacious originality of vision that defines the street art scene today.

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Review: Street Sketchbook: Inside the Journals of International Street and Graffiti Artists

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This is where the real art is. I open this one every few months for ideas and inspiration. The artwork by almost all of the people in this book is amazing. Truly inspired. Read full review

Review: Street Sketchbook: Inside the Journals of International Street and Graffiti Artists

User Review  - Athena - Goodreads

Really fun and inspiring book to look through! Street Sketchbook holds a diverse collection of street artists, whom all display raw, unique styles of arting. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Tristan Manco is a graphic designer and author of a number of best-selling books on graffiti. He is based in Bristol, England.

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