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About Sketching: The Art and Practice of Capturing the Moment

About Sketching: The Art and Practice of Capturing the Moment

By: Jasper Salwey, Leonard Squirrell

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Written as a sketching artist's companion, this guide by a noted author of art instruction manuals attests to the value of sketching as a distinct art form rather than merely a vehicle to achieve more polished works. Artist and author Jasper Salwey details advantages of many drawing media, from pencil to watercolor, and their application to depictions of interior studies, figures, landscapes, seascapes, and architecture.
Suitable for artists and students of moderate to advanced skills, the book makes a case for why the artist needs to sketch and the importance of sketching to the history of art. Salwey's advice and insights are illustrated by relevant examples that range from works by the Old Masters to those of his great contemporaries, including Frank Brangwyn, Dame Laura Knight, and John Singer Sargent.

Reprint of the B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1930 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486815897
ISBN 139780486815893
Author/EditorJasper Salwey, Leonard Squirrell
Page Count176
Dimensions5.5 x 8.5

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