STEP BY STEP OBSERVATIONAL SKETCHING ON THE GO
Drawing in a city can be enjoyable or it can be difficult. Since a lot of time is spent outside, the weather will be an important factor in determining whether you make a quick sketch or a more slowly executed study. It is important to be prepared: carry a small sketchbook and find a suitable place to draw. It may be done while sitting in a café with a great view or while standing at a street corner. The sketchbook must have a hard cover as this gives a surface to support the sketching activity and will protect the drawing. Use the best quality paper you can afford and pencils of various types to achieve variety of tone.
Start by setting out lightly drawn guidelines. Remember that these guides ...