How to Sketch People: Tips and Techniques for Fast, Fun, Freehand Drawing

How to Sketch People: Tips and Techniques for Fast, Fun, Freehand Drawing

by Matthew Pagett


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Learn to sketch people quickly and precisely with this book and sketch pad set!

How to Sketch People provides everything a complete beginner needs to know in order to produce expressive, stylish sketches quickly and accurately. It's a combination pack of step-by-step instruction in a highly-illustrated book and a sketchpad to help you start each sketch or drawing—and complete it!—following the instructions in the book.

Beautiful art, inspiration and technique will make a dedicated drawing enthusiast out of anyone who picks up this set. Each chapter in the instructional book covers a key area of sketching, such as perspective, tone, and light, with an emphasis on recording subjects with speed and precision. In case you want to branch out into digital drawing, sketching techniques for a digital tablet are covered, too.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631590504
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 885,292
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Matthew Pagett is an author and artist whose work has been exhibited throughout Europe and the UK. He studied Art and Design at Bournville College of Art, England, and has master's degrees in Art History from Edinburgh University and Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London. He has written and illustrated numerous books, most recently Practice Makes Perfect: Sketching and Drawing. Examples of his work can be seen on his website,

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