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Observational Sketching: How to Draw Almost Any Object

Observational Sketching: How to Draw Almost Any Object
  

Discover the design, structure, and materials of all kinds of objects through observational sketching!

Available for pre-order internationally. Ships upon its international release date of 10 Mar 2020.

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ISBN 9781631598883
Barcode 9781631598883
Release Date 10 March 2020 by Rockport Publishers Inc.
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Higaki, Mariko
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 10 Mar 2020

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ISBN-13 9781631598883
ISBN-10 1631598880
Stock Release date is 10 March 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 10 Mar 2020
Publisher Rockport Publishers Inc.
Imprint Rockport Publishers Inc.
Release Date 10 March 2020
International Release Date 7 April 2020
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Higaki, Mariko
Category Drawing & Drawings
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 191mm
Height: 254mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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Description of this Book

Learn to draw by sketching what surrounds you everyday. In Observational Sketching, author Mariko Higaki-an ISDA Gold Award-winning industrial designer based in Japan-teaches you how to practice and learn to sketch by using well-established observational techniques. Perspective, proportion, lines, shapes, shading, and many other techniques can be learned through everyday practice and observation of the items you come in contact with everyday, from a backpack to your sunglasses. This book addresses how to approach sketching a range of shapes and materials and how to disassemble each object to accurately capture its unique design elements. Inspiration and examples from the author and other well-known artists accompany a variety of projects that you can try right away and skill-building projects that will strengthen your talent. Find within: An introduction to observational sketching The basic concepts and tools used in observational sketching Observation techniques Illustrated step-by-step instructions for creating observational sketches of 20 common objects, from a alarm clock to a wooden stool Hone your artistic skills with this daily sketching practice. Whether you are an urban sketcher or an industrial designer, this books should be part of your reference collection.

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