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Sketching Techniques for Artists : In-Studio and Plein-Air Methods for Drawing and Painting Still Lifes, Landscapes, Architecture, Faces and Figures, a
by Alex Hillkurtz




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Learn dynamic sketching and watercolor techniques for creating cityscapes, landscapes, figures and faces, still lifes, and more, enhancing the story you want to tell with form, line, and color.

Discover incredible methods and tips for creating dramatic street scenes and vivid landscapes, and capturing dynamic figures and graphic architectural details. Artist Alex Hillkurtz, a top Hollywood storyboard artist and international workshop instructor, presents fundamental concepts of sketching with pencil and pen for a number of popular genres. Discover simple ways to jot down spontaneous ideas in pencil, capture rough details in ink, and add watercolor for extra depth and interest.

Make sketching more enjoyable by adopting innovative techniques that will make a difference in your practice, and your artwork. No matter your experience or skill level, you'll benefit from learning:

  • Compositions that draw the eye
  • How to avoid common sketching mistakes
  • Ways to create light and shadow to define shapes and add interest
  • Successful ways to use negative space
  • The importance of perspective in creating depth
  • Easy color washes that create drama

Get started today, and fill your sketchbooks with unique drawings and paintings you will be proud of.

The For Artists series expertly guides and instructs artists at all skill levels who want to develop their classical drawing and painting skills and create realistic and representational art.

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Overview

Learn dynamic sketching and watercolor techniques for creating cityscapes, landscapes, figures and faces, still lifes, and more, enhancing the story you want to tell with form, line, and color.

Discover incredible methods and tips for creating dramatic street scenes and vivid landscapes, and capturing dynamic figures and graphic architectural details. Artist Alex Hillkurtz, a top Hollywood storyboard artist and international workshop instructor, presents fundamental concepts of sketching with pencil and pen for a number of popular genres. Discover simple ways to jot down spontaneous ideas in pencil, capture rough details in ink, and add watercolor for extra depth and interest.

Make sketching more enjoyable by adopting innovative techniques that will make a difference in your practice, and your artwork. No matter your experience or skill level, you'll benefit from learning:

  • Compositions that draw the eye
  • How to avoid common sketching mistakes
  • Ways to create light and shadow to define shapes and add interest
  • Successful ways to use negative space
  • The importance of perspective in creating depth
  • Easy color washes that create drama

Get started today, and fill your sketchbooks with unique drawings and paintings you will be proud of.

The For Artists series expertly guides and instructs artists at all skill levels who want to develop their classical drawing and painting skills and create realistic and representational art.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781631599231
  • ISBN-10: 1631599232
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
  • Publish Date: February 2021
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.23 pounds

Series: For Artists #5

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