This is the first volume of the Urban Sketchers Pad series. The book has four chapters on Barcelona followed by one on the surrounding area. Each chapter has B&W sketching suggestions and offers brief illustrative texts, drawings, and maps of the places proposed followed by fully blank pages. The book guides unexperienced artists and also helps experienced sketchers to develop their skills further. As color spots in-between and coloring inspiration, the book also includes seven sketches by famous French artist Lapin. The book will interest sketchers or people who want to travel to Barcelona with open eyes and document their experiences.
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Jordi Carreras Güell received his MA in Architecture and his BA in Technical Architecture by the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). For the last 14 years he has worked designing and developing projects both in the private and in the public sectors. In 2008 he published the book El Antes de Cassà (The Before of Cassà) which makes a tour through the planning and architecture of his native town, Cassà de la Selva (Girona, Spain) between 1860 and 1935. Presently he has his own architecture atelier in Barcelona, a city he knows very well but never has failed to amaze him.
Jordina Barolomé Mateu received her MA in Architecture by the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). Since 2004 she has been working as an architect and an interior designer. She is also an illustrator and, among other projects she has collaborated in the book El Antes de Cassà” (The Before of Cassà), by Jordi Carreras Güell), which describes the architecture of the Spanish town Cassa de la Selva between 1860 and 1935. Presently she combines her work as an architect with a teaching position in Tarragona (Spain), the city where she lives, and illustration assignments.
French illustrator and sketcher Lapin adopted Barcelona five years ago and is one of today’s most celebrated urban sketchers worldwide. He can be defined as a mobile illustrator who carries his sketchbook and his compact sketching gear to the street, to a bar, to a metro, to Istanbul or Tokyo. Lapin has published several books, among them sketchbooks about Cuba, Japan, Istanbul and Carcassone.
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Buchbeschreibung Promopress Mai 2016, 2016. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Barcelona- Five Routes for Sketching Travellers, is the first book in this new collection. The Urban Sketching Notepads. It introduces amateur and experienced sketchers to the present and past of an urban landscape that is a real treat for any sketcher. Each of the five chapters offers brief illustrative texts, drawings and maps. Plenty of blankpages allow full freedom of graphic expression to the artist. The first four chapters propose sketching tours around different areas of the city, from the Gothic area to the Example, with its Art Nouveau buildings, as well as the Barcelona of the Olympic Games and beyond. In each area small gardens, pretty hidden squares and unique architectural details are disclosed to the reader. The last section suggests three irresistible routes outside the city: the wild beauty of the Costa Brava beaches; deliciously artistic and cosy Sitges - just a few miles away from the big city - and the stunning capital of northern Catalonia, Girona, with its fresh patios and stepped streets. The book's format and highquality paper allows complete freedom of materials and the use of all its pages, Barcelona - Five Routes for Sketching Travellers includes five illustrations by Lapin. Jordi Carreras and Jordina Bartolomé are architects who majored from the prestigious ETSAB in Barcelona, passionate art lovers and Barcelona connoisseurs. Jordi Carreras has his own architecture studio in Barcelona and Jordina Bartolomé works as an architect, designer and teacher in Tarragona. 120 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9788415967910