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Exclusive - La Rambla, Barcelona in Watercolour with Allan Kirk

Allan Kirk shows you how to achieve mood and atmosphere in your artwork by bringing people into urban sketches. The techniques you’ll learn here will help you when you’re sketching on the go in urban situations. You’ll also be able to bring narrative and mood to groups of animated people in your own paintings.

Adding people to sketches and drawings can often be intimidating. But, by following Allan’s guidance, you will be confidently creating atmospheric scenes whilst focusing on the technical sides of sketching. Allan covers lots of different issues you might face, including rule of thumb, using colour and tone to depict a crowd and much more.

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