In The Urban Sketching Handbook:Techniques for Beginners, artist and Urban Sketcher correspondent Suhita Shirodkar shares essential skills for sketching architecture, people, and everyday objects on location.
You'll learn the basics of value
, color mixing
, and perspective
through helpful studies and exercises, whether at home, in studio, and on location. The Urban Sketching Handbook: Techniques for Beginners
is perfect for anyone who's just getting started in this fascinating art form, or who wants to develop their observational and drawing aptitude by reinforcing basic concepts.TheUrban Sketching Handbook series
offers location artists expert instruction on creative techniques, on-location tips and advice, and an abundance of visual inspiration. These handy references come in a compact, easy-to-carry format with an elastic band closure-perfect to toss in your backpack or artist's tote.
Suhita Shirodkar is an urban sketcher, artist, art director, graphic designer, illustrator, journalist, and teacher. An international correspondent with the nonprofit Urban Sketchers, Suhita has taught at the Art Institute in Sunnyvale, California, and in urban sketching workshops in exciting locales around the world. She has been featured in The Mercury News and on KQED, and she also runs a popular Etsy store where she sells her artwork. Born in India, she currently lives in San Jose, California.