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The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing on Location Around the World

$26.99 Paperback

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Quarry Books, 02/01/2012

This is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel. Authored by the founder of the nonprofit organization Urban Sketchers, this book explains urban sketching as a historical tradition and how it is being practiced today. Shows how one can participate and experience this creative outlet through modern-day social networks and online activity. More than 600 beautiful, contemporary illustrations, as well as artists' profiles and extended captions where these urban sketchers share their stories, how they work, sketching tips, and the tools behind each drawing. A visually arresting, storytelling take on urban life, this 320-page volume features sketches and observations from more than 50 cities in more than 30 countries.
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