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Observational Sketching_Mariko Higaki_9781631598883_Rockport Publishers Inc.

SKU: 9781631598883 Supplier: Rockport Publishers Inc.


Author: Mariko Higaki

Format:  Paperback | 128 pages

Dimensions:  203 x 254 x 10.16mm | 358.34g

Publication date:  14 Apr 2020

Learn to draw by sketching what surrounds you everyday. In Observational Sketching, author Mariko Higaki-an ISDA Gold Award-winning industrial designer based in Japan-teaches you how to practice and learn to sketch by using well-established observational techniques.

Perspective, proportion, lines, shapes, shading, and many other techniques can be learned through everyday practice and observation of the items you come in contact with everyday, from a backpack to your sunglasses. This book addresses how to approach sketching a range of shapes and materials and how to disassemble each object to accurately capture its unique design elements. Inspiration and examples from the author and other well-known artists accompany a variety of projects that you can try right away and skill-building projects that will strengthen your talent. Find within:

An introduction to observational sketching
The basic concepts and tools used in observational sketching
Observation techniques
Illustrated step-by-step instructions for creating observational sketches of 20 common objects, from a alarm clock to a wooden stool

Hone your artistic skills with this daily sketching practice. Whether you are an urban sketcher or an industrial designer, this books should be part of your reference collection.


 Observational Sketching_Mariko Higaki_9781631598883_Rockport Publishers Inc.