The Addictive Sketcher
by Adebanji Alade
Adebanji Alade believes that everything in art begins as a sketch, and his mission is always the same - to instill his work with the power and immediacy of the sketch. This book will show you how.
Giving an insight into how this inspiring and talented artist works, The Addictive Sketcher passes on Adebanji Alade's infectious enthusiasm and will have the reader reaching for a pencil or pen to have a go. Adebanji has a skill and a passion for speaking and motivating his audience in a fun and engaging way, and this is reflected in his writing style.
Lively, stimulating and instructive, it is packed with numerous examples of the author's sketches as well as examples of his vibrant finished paintings. Covering pencils, colored pencils, charcoal and graphite, along with finished oil paintings, this book provides a fascinating insight into the author's techniques.
Adebanji's work covers a broad range of subjects, including landscapes, portraits, crowd scenes, urban scenes and seascapes. He's particularly well known for his portraits and scenes of London. This book includes examples from a range of subject areas.