The Art of Urban Sketching Drawing on Location Around the World

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Authored by Gabriel Campanario, founder of the nonprofit organization Urban Sketchers, this beautiful, 320-page volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and explores how it is being practised today.

Packed with both art and inspiration, The Art of Urban Sketching offers a visually arresting, storytelling take on urban life in different cultures. It contains more than 600 contemporary illustrations created in more than 50 cities and more than 30 countries around the world.

Artist profiles and extended captions reveal the background stories behind each drawing, how the artists work, sketching tips, and discussions of tools and materials. The book also shows readers how they can participate in this creative outlet through social networks and online activity.

 

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This book provides a rare ‘behind the scenes’ view by sharing the stories on each drawing and more importantly, showing how the artists work, sharing sketching tips, and presenting discussions on tools and materials. The book also shows readers how they can participate in this creative outlet through social networks and online activity.  Artists that feel isolated will enjoy the collaborative approach to art as showcased in this book and will be inspired to look at the urban landscape through new eyes.

Gabriel Campanario is a staff artist at The Seattle Times and the founder of Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the art of on-location drawing.

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