Sketching on Location (New edition)

Sketching on Location (New edition)

By: Matthew Brehm (author)Paperback

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Description

"Sketching on Location" means making a relatively brief and direct drawing of a subject within view of the artist. It means making a complete sketch on-site, rather than working from photographs or memory. Sketching on Location focuses on recording observations of existing places, whether they are grand and historic or humble and quotidian. The techniques and principles can be applied to a wide variety of subjects. Sketching on Location: Is visually focused providing many illustrations throughout Provides a background and brief overview of the subject Covers topics including materials, techniques, value, color, and more

Contents

Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Brief History of Sketching on Location Representation and Abstraction Sketching as a Craft Learning to Sketch Chapter 2: Materials Selecting Sketching Materials Quality Consistency Variety Paper Sketchbooks Pencils Charcoal Colored Pencils Pen and Ink Watercolor Brushes Colors Palette Accessories Sketching Supply List Chapter 3: Getting Started Basic Techniques Sighting and Measuring Techniques Choosing Subjects Planning and Beginning the Sketch Chapter 4: Setup Composition Perspective Diminution Convergence and Vanishing Points Eye Level and Horizon Line Finding the Horizon Line Horizontal and Sloping Lines Multiple Vanishing Points Vanishing Points Off the Page Vertical Vanishing Point Repeated Modules in Perspective Curves in Perspective Curvilinear Perspective Chapter 5: Value Applying Value Contrast and Counterpoint Forced Shadows and Reflected Light Material and Detail as Value Color and Value Chapter 6: Color Starting Simple Colored Pencil Watercolor Chapter 7: Entourage People Landscape Elements Vehicles Street Furniture Skies Chapter 8: After Sketching Storing and Protecting Sketches Reproducing Sketches Sharing Sketches and Sketching with Others Final Thoughts Bibliography Index Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Brief History of Sketching on Location Representation and Abstraction Sketching as a Craft Learning to Sketch Chapter 2: Materials Selecting Sketching Materials Quality Consistency Variety Paper Sketchbooks Pencils Charcoal Colored Pencils Pen and Ink Watercolor Brushes Colors Palette Accessories Sketching Supply List Chapter 3: Getting Started Basic Techniques Sighting and Measuring Techniques Choosing Subjects Planning and Beginning the Sketch Chapter 4: Setup Composition Perspective Diminution Convergence and Vanishing Points Eye Level and Horizon Line Finding the Horizon Line Horizontal and Sloping Lines Multiple Vanishing Points Vanishing Points Off the Page Vertical Vanishing Point Repeated Modules in Perspective Curves in Perspective Curvilinear Perspective Chapter 5: Value Applying Value Contrast and Counterpoint Forced Shadows and Reflected Light Material and Detail as Value Color and Value Chapter 6: Color Starting Simple Colored Pencil Watercolor Chapter 7: Entourage People Landscape Elements Vehicles Street Furniture Skies Chapter 8: After Sketching Storing and Protecting Sketches Reproducing Sketches Sharing Sketches and Sketching with Others Final Thoughts Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781465205261
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 186
  • ID: 9781465205261
  • ISBN10: 1465205268
  • edition: New edition

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