Read Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go Online Free - An inspirational, instructional, and visually stimulating guide to sketching and drawing. Dare to Sketch is filled with practical tips about which materials to use, a variety of subject matter ranging from easy to more challenging, and wisdom about overcoming creative blocks and fear of making mistakes.
A whimsical beginner's guide to sketching, covering all of the important basics: what kind of notebook to buy, what drawing materials to use, ideas for subject matter, and daily exercises. Includes inviting, inspirational, and idiosyncratic tips (don't start on the first page of your sketchbook!), Dare to Sketch is gorgeously illustrated with the author's unique and contemporary art style.
|Title||:||Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go|
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April 30, 2017
A comprehensive beginner’s guide to drawing. It is full of tips, advice and inspiration. I wish it had more illustrated tutorials.
**ARC kindly provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**
April 21, 2017
For as long as I could remember I wanted to be an artist and that is what I studied growing up, however I’ve somehow ended up as a data analysist. I’ve continued to draw, but over the years the amount of art I’ve produced has withered to very little as my free time has been whittled away and insp...
September 18, 2017
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Hard to know where to start on reviewing this book…in a good way! The book was filled with tips and advice and inspiration and encouragement and sentiment, and it really captured the author’s love of sketc...
September 15, 2017
I'm always on the lookout for a sketching book to finally get me to sketch! Yea, I know... it is up to me and not a book but inspiration is always a good thing. While this one didn't quite get my butt in gear and start sketching as much as I should, it was a good primer book for those that want j...
May 27, 2017
In "Dare to Sketch," the author offers a variety of different useful tips, mostly the kind that I would associate with beginning artists. I enjoyed perusing the sketchbook images he provided, and liked looking at the different styles he incorporates in his drawings. The information he provides on...
August 18, 2017
Useful little book! Short and to the point he doesn't go on about the probably hundred of types of notebooks and sketchpads, just gives a few guidelines and says don't worry about it. It was specific enough to be helpful but vague and light enough that you didn't feel pressured. Unlike his granny...
October 05, 2017
Such a fun art book! I've avoided my sketchbook for years because I felt my drawing skills were not good enough. The author emphasizes that your sketchbook should be for your eyes only. This really takes the performance pressure off and just lets you get on with enjoying drawing for the sake of d...
May 14, 2017
This book was interesting & I would have rated it 4 stars, but the spacing was off in the book making it incredibly difficult to read. I finally gave up & just looked at the pictures. If they would fix the problems it appears to be an interesting book!
October 05, 2017
Fantastic ideas and practical application ideas. I love this author.
October 13, 2017
The book give a lot of information about different art mediums that sketching can be used in it is a broad overview but not a "how to" type of book. This review was originally posted on Books In Brogan