Citysketch New York: Nearly 100 Creative Prompts for Sketching the Big Apple

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Part aspirational, part creative, and all doodle. Citysketch New York is a compilation of creative prompts geared to immerse you in the marvels of brilliant New York City. Finish partially created Manhattan skylines, sketch accessories to accompany a 'chic' 5th Ave wardrobe, doodle your own uniquely styled versions of Times Square, and loads more. With guided tips from a New York-based artist on the contours of New York architecture and art, from a fashion designer on the subtleties of New York fashion, and from ...

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Overview

Part aspirational, part creative, and all doodle. Citysketch New York is a compilation of creative prompts geared to immerse you in the marvels of brilliant New York City. Finish partially created Manhattan skylines, sketch accessories to accompany a 'chic' 5th Ave wardrobe, doodle your own uniquely styled versions of Times Square, and loads more. With guided tips from a New York-based artist on the contours of New York architecture and art, from a fashion designer on the subtleties of New York fashion, and from a cultural expert on the people of New York as well as the food and culture. This is a complete course in Big Apple culture for the enamored. Be inspired. Get creative. After all, a little drawing will help you dream big.

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"a fun book full of creative prompts geared to get you doodling on your travels." - The Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937994396
  • Publisher: Race Point Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2014
  • Series: Citysketch Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 688,387
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Melissa Wood is an illustrator and architectural planner. Her client list includes Crate & Barrel, Trader Joe's, Neiman Marcus Direct, Nordstrom's, Kate's Paperie, John Grisham, George Lucas, a Hilton heiress, and Oprah Winfrey - just to name a few.

www.mwoodpenblog.com

Michelle Lo studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and The New School University. After working as an editor, she obtained a chef-training degree and has since worked on numerous cookery books, by leading chefs such as Rene Redzepi and Ferran Adria. Michelle is currently a freelance writer and editor and devotes her life to the pursuit of food and style with her photographer husband and young daughter.

Joanne Shurvell is an award-winning travel and arts writer. She is also the owner of PayneShurvell, a contemporary art gallery in London.

Monica Meehan is a freelance writer and author of The Viennese Kitchen: Tante Hertha’s Book of Family Recipes. Originally from Canada, Monica works in publishing and divides her time between New York and London. Monica is an avid traveler, cook, and people-watcher.

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