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Urban sketching doesn’t have to mean spending hours sitting in one spot. You can do it in just a few minutes! Internationally renowned artist Suma CM guides you step by step to sketch a scene in 15 minutes (or less!). Discover simple strategies to quickly convey the essence of a place, moment or passing scene – whether you’re walking to lunch or traveling in a car, bus or train. Build your drawing skills as you explore concepts such as proportion, shape and depth. Plus get Suma’s tips for adding people and watercolor to really bring your sketches to life.
Mixing luminous neutral colors doesn’t have to be difficult or boring, and we certainly don’t have to rely on pre-mixed tubes of earth tones and grays. Often, when trying to mix them, or use colors that are pre-mixed in the tube, we come up with a lifeless, dull color that doesn’t react harmoniously to the other pigments in our paintings. Want to learn a better way? Read on.