The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People

Essential Tips & Techniques for Capturing People on Location

Roisin Cure


In The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People, Roisin Cure shows how to make your figures more than just anonymous bystanders by sharing the basics of drawing people on the go as well as how to successfully render poses, faces and expressions.

Following an essential section on proportion, you'll find tips, tricks and examples for surmounting the intimidating prospect of capturing ever-shifting subjects, plus techniques for portraying poses accurately and distilling details that convey personality and emotion, whether individually, in small groups or in crowds. Bring figures and people to life on the page and tell an authentic visual story.


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    205 x 125mm
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    Quarry Books
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