Bring City Scenes to Life: Sketching Cars, Trees and Furnishings
Learn to quickly sketch vehicles, trees and street furnishings to bring your city and travel sketches to life. These elements add realism and a sense of authenticity to your city scenes. They can also help balance your composition, provide an interesting foreground, lend a rich layer of detail, and tell us something about the city and culture you’re in.I'm going to show you my professional approach to rapidly sketching each of these important "entourage" elements. Then we'll pull them all together in a quick, loose, ink and watercolor sketch of a city scene with a sense of depth and lots of character. This is a class for all skill levels.
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THIS POPULAR CLASS IS UNAVAILABLE FOR A FEW WEEKS WHILE CRAFTSY REBOOTS TO RETURN NEW AND IMPROVED!
Are you a beginning or even seasoned sketcher that’s intimidated by the thought of adding people to your drawing? You’ve come to the right class! People are the life of the city, and drawing them into your urban sketches gives your drawing movement, character and energy. This remarkably simple, step-by-step technique will have you drawing believable people and crowds in almost no time. You’ll learn proper proportions for figures, the importance of the "eye level line," how to use people to establish an illusion of depth, and how to draw figures in motion. We'll conclude with a watercolor sketch of a plaza filled with a lively crowd. This is a class for all skill levels.