With centuries of artistic wisdom, THE PORTRAIT SKETCHBOOK offers everything you need to train your eye, hand, and mind. Explore and experience the creative processes of iconic draughtsmen to realize your own original style; quickly sketch passersby with da Vinci; create a ghostlike form with Seurat; master Ingres' evocation of the most kissable lips; and adopt Freud's liberating directness.

Featuring 20 works and a host of helpful prompts from leading artists, critics, and art historians-as well as plenty of blank space to practice in-this sketchbook will guide you to a fresh understanding of the tools, materials, and skills necessary to master this most personal subject.



ISBN: 9781781575031
Series: The Ilex Sketchbook
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 27 Jul 2017
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publication City, Country: Lewes, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 24.6(H) x 18.4(L) x 1.2(W)
Weight (gm): 440


The Portrait Sketchbook: Learn the art of drawing from the masters

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