Books on Sketching

Sketching People: an Urban Sketcher’s Guide to Drawing Figures and Faces

Straightforward, practical help, to give beginner sketchers the confidence and ability to draw all manner of people in a variety of situations. With detailed advice on how to put together an Urban Sketching toolkit and the best media to choose for particular situations, it will teach you new ways of looking at your subject, and different techniques to help you draw more quickly and explore new styles. 

Clearly written and fun to read, this book is bursting with inspirational artwork and candid advice, which will improve your drawing skills and change the way you sketch forever.

Sketching People - Lynne Chapman

UK edition – ISBN: 978-1-78221-385-7 (Paperback) £12.99
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US edition – ISBN: 978-1-4380-0726-7 (Paperback) $19.99
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Far East edition also available – ISBN: 978-981-4523-77-6 (Paperback)

Reviews for ‘Sketching People’.

  • “An inspiring and exhilarating read.”
    The Artist Magazine

  • “So thorough – such a great range of information on drawing people in a variety of situations, and drawing the details as well. Lynne’s enthusiasm shines all the way through it!”
    Veronica Lawyer

  • “Having seen Lynne’s sketchbooks, I had high expectations of this book. But, it’s better than I could have imagined. Each page is crammed full of tips and sketches.“

  • “Inspiring. So beautiful!”

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