Learn to bring dynamism and energy to your cityscapes, capture people on location and experiment using different mediums with the expert guidance of Sketch Club: Urban Drawing.


Urban sketching has become one of the biggest art trends of the last decade, with artists preferring to capture a scene on location rather than relying on a photograph. Featuring 20 step-by-step exercises, Sketch Club: Urban Drawing is your essential guide to putting your drawing skills into practice on location. You'll learn how to start, when to stop and how to fix common mistakes.

Packed with all the energy and inspiration of a drawing group, this is the ideal book for anyone looking to take their urban drawing further. Perfect your urban drawing skills and develop your own unique style with professional urban sketcher, Phil Dean.

Chapters include:

- Loosening Up

- Building a Scene

- Adding Contrast

- Taking it Further

- Finishing Touches



ISBN: 9781781577752
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Publication Date: 6 Aug 2020
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Dimensions (cm): 27.8(H) x 21.4(L) x 1.2(W)
Weight (gm): 540


Author Biography

Phil Dean is an artist and graphic designer based in London. He graduated from Leeds College of Art with a degree in Graphic Design, before moving down to London, where he now runs his own creative agency. Phil also runs a hugely popular Instagram account, The Shoreditch Sketcher, where he posts stunning urban sketches from around the world, and leads urban sketching workshops in London for a variety of experience levels.



TATE is home to the United Kingdom's national collection of British, and international modern and contemporary art, with its collection shared between Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. Ilex is proud to partner with Tate, supporting the gallery in its mission to promote public understanding and enjoyment of art.
Tate: Sketch Club Urban Drawing

You may also like