Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go

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Watson-Guptill, 2017 - Art - 160 pages
An inspirational, instructional, and visually stimulating guide to sketching and drawing. Dare to Sketch is filled with practical tips about which materials to use, a variety of subject matter ranging from easy to more challenging, and wisdom about overcoming creative blocks and fear of making mistakes.

A whimsical beginner's guide to sketching, covering all of the important basics: what kind of notebook to buy, what drawing materials to use, ideas for subject matter, and daily exercises. Includes inviting, inspirational, and idiosyncratic tips (don't start on the first page of your sketchbook ), Dare to Sketch is gorgeously illustrated with the author's unique and contemporary art style.

 

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Contents

Why use asketchbook?
7
Protecting your sketchbook
14
Doodling will set you free
21
Sepia
27
Markers glitter pens and beyond
36
Collage
44
i The basics
62
Getting a feel for composition
68
Coloring landscapes
87
Depicting shadows
93
IIo It wont stop moving
110
Consider the everyday
117
Good and bad places
123
Montages
130
Reality is not reality is not reality
151
Whatever happened to da Vincis
157

Perspective
74
Landscapes
80

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About the author (2017)

FELIX SCHEINBERGER is a prolific German illustrator, artist, and designer. He is the author and illustrator of Urban Watercolor Sketching as well as several books in German on watercolors, and he has illustrated more than fifty children's books in the last decade. His work has appeared in magazines including
Harvard Business Manager and Psychology Today.

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