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The Urban Sketching Handbook Color First, Ink Later - (Urban Sketching Handbooks) by Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara (Paperback)

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  • Discover a unique approach to creating art on location: start with a loose, colorful watercolor sketch, let that layer dry, then add details in ink.
  • About the Author: The author of two books in The Urban Sketching Handbooks series--Sketch Now, Think Later and Color First, Ink Later--Mike Daikubara began carrying a sketchbook in 2000 so he could communicate better and faster at his design day job.
  • 112 Pages
  • Art, Techniques
  • Series Name: Urban Sketching Handbooks

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About the Book



The Urban Sketching Handbook: Color First, Ink Later presents a unique method for working with watercolor on the go--painting first, then adding sketch lines in ink--by Mike Daikubara, the author of The Urban Sketching Handbook: Sketch Now, Think Later.



Book Synopsis



Discover a unique approach to creating art on location: start with a loose, colorful watercolor sketch, let that layer dry, then add details in ink.

The result? Sketches that are more vibrant, dynamic, and fun!

Designer, urban sketcher, and author of The Urban Sketching Handbook: Sketch Now, Think Later, Mike Daikubara is your guide to this exciting method in The Urban Sketching Handbook: Color First, Ink Later:

  • Start with a detailed overview of the process, from optional light pencil sketch to finishing touches
  • Follow along several step-by-step demonstrations that apply the approach to a range of subjects, from still life to figures to architecture
  • Get inspired by an extensive gallery of on-location sketches

You'll learn how to let watercolor do the hard work of urban sketching and enjoy the spontaneous effects and delightful surprises you'll see in your artwork.

The Urban Sketching Handbooks series offers location artists expert instruction on creative techniques, on-location tips and advice, and an abundance of visual inspiration. These handy references come in a compact, easy-to-carry format--perfect to toss in your backpack or artist's tote.

Also available from the Urban Sketching Handbooks series: Understanding Light; Panoramas and Vertical Vistas; Drawing Expressive People; Techniques for Beginners; Complete Urban Sketching Companion; Drawing with a Tablet; 101 Sketching Tips; Working with Color; Sketch Now, Think Later; Understanding Perspective; People and Motion; and Architecture and Cityscapes.



About the Author



The author of two books in The Urban Sketching Handbooks series--Sketch Now, Think Later and Color First, Ink Later--Mike Daikubara began carrying a sketchbook in 2000 so he could communicate better and faster at his design day job. Now he sketches daily to see, understand, and enjoy! A Japanese-American, Mike grew up between Tokyo and New York City, attending an international school with kids from all over the world. He currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Instagram: @mikedaikubara

Urban Sketchers, an international nonprofit dedicated to fostering a global community of artists who practice on-location drawing:
Their website, where you can find a list of regional chapters worldwide: urbansketchers.org
Instagram: @urbansketchers
Facebook: Urban Sketchers
Twitter: @urbansketchers

Dimensions (Overall): 8.0 Inches (H) x 4.9 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: .55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 112
Series Title: Urban Sketching Handbooks
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques
Publisher: Quarry Books
Theme: Color
Format: Paperback
Author: Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara
Language: English
Street Date: January 4, 2022
TCIN: 91999095
UPC: 9780760373033
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-9016
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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