The Art of Urban Sketching

By Gabriel Campanario,

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

Book description

The Art of Urban Sketching 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. This beautiful volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and how it is practiced today.…

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Drawing on location for the first time can be an intimidating prospect: where to start? Urban Sketchers, a non-profit organisation founded by Gabriel Campanario, the author of this book, has hundreds of groups around the world that meet to draw together in a supportive and non-judgmental way. Some participants have been drawing for decades, others perhaps never before. This book features more than 500 works by diverse artists from 30 countries who describe the tools they use and how they go about drawing what is around them. It is a route not only to get drawing and be inspired to…

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