Sketching Techniques for Artists

In-Studio and Plein-Air Methods for Drawing and Painting

Alex Hillkurtz


Learn dynamic sketching and watercolour techniques for creating cityscapes, landscapes, figures and faces, still life and more, enhancing the story you want to tell with form, line and colour.

Discover incredible methods and tips for creating dramatic street scenes and vivid landscapes, and capturing dynamic figures and graphic architectural details. Discover simple ways to jot down spontaneous ideas in pencil, capture rough details in ink, and add watercolour for extra depth and interest.

Make sketching more enjoyable by adopting innovative techniques that will make a difference in your practice and your artwork. No matter your experience or skill level, get started today, and fill your sketchbooks with unique drawings and paintings you will be proud of.


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    280 x 215mm
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    Rockport Press
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