Sketch!: The Non-Artist's Guide To Inspiration, Technique, And Drawing Daily Life
Sketch!: The Non-Artist's Guide to Inspiration, Technique, and Drawing Daily Life
Drawing activities, art instruction, and advice for artists and non-artists alike.
Urban sketching--the process of drawing on the go as a regular practice--is a hot trend in the drawing world. It's also a practical necessity for creatively minded people in a busy world. In this aspirational guide, self-taught French artist France Belleville-Van Stone emboldens readers to craft a ritual of their own and devote more time to art, even if it's just 10 minutes a day. She offers motivation to move beyond the comfort zone, as well as instruction on turning rough sketches into finished work.
Belleville Van-Stone learned how to draw through her own daily practice and knows first-hand how hard it is to find time to incorporate creativity into a busy life. She encourages and teaches us how to do it with advice and guidance such as:
· An A-to-Z list of daily sketch prompts, from airports to bananas, faces to hands, meetings and workplaces
· Tips on what drawing supplies you can and should have--and how to carry them around
· Sections on accepting mistakes, drawing with limited resources, and redefining completion
· Plusses and...