The Art of Urban Sketching

Drawing on Location Around the World

Authored by Gabriel Campanario, founder of the nonprofit organization Urban Sketchers, this beautiful, 320-page volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and explores how it is being practiced today.

Packed with both art and inspiration, The Art of Urban Sketching offers a visually arresting, storytelling take on urban life in different cultures. It contains more than 600 contemporary illustrations created in more than 50 cities and more than 30 countries around the world.

Artist profiles and extended captions reveal the background stories behind each drawing, how the artists work, sketching tips, and discussions of tools and materials. The book also shows readers how they can participate in this creative outlet through social networks and online activity.

Gabriel Campanario is a staff artist at The Seattle Times and the founder of Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the art of on-location drawing.

Author — Gabriel Campanario.

Paperback. 320 pages. 8½" × 10" (22 cm × 28 cm).

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