• USk Workshop: How to Improve Drawing People

    5 days ago - By Urban Sketchers

    Join Caroline Parkinson at Coventry Central Library for a morning of drawing people in an urban environment.
    Drawing people in an urban environment can be challenging for urban sketchers. This short workshop is a simple introduction for artists wishing to improve their confidence and skills, introducing them to some useful techniques and tips, and then trying them out!
    At the end of the workshop students should be able to: • Understand how to draw a variety of figure types using a combination of simple shapes • Understand how to use measurements to keep figures in proportion • Use a “walk...
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  • USk Workshop: Using Graphic Novel Techniques in Urban Sk

    USk Workshop: Using Graphic Novel Techniques in Urban Sk

    5 days ago - By Urban Sketchers

    Join Caroline Parkinson at Coventry Central Library for a relaxed, fun day of exploring graphic novel techniques to convey your unique take on a scene!
    This one-day introduction to sequential art techniques teaches you how to add meaning to your urban sketching work using a variety of storytelling exercises inspired by comic luminaries such as Will Eisner and Scott McCloud
    In this workshop you'll learn to use composition and framing effectively, build up a sense of place using multiple images, and develop those images into a simple narrative.
    The workshop starts with a short demo and...
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