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Sketch Workshop: Characters - OUT OF PRINT!

Sketch Workshop: Characters - OUT OF PRINT!

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Sketch Workshop: Characters is a ready-to-go workbook containing step-by-step projects by top artists and illustrators Wylie Beckert, John Staub, Rich Anderson and Marta Nael.

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PLEASE NOTE: This issue is sold out and with no current plan to get it reprinted.

A complete sketching solution for beginners, hobbyists and artists looking to brush up on their drawing skills, with tuition by pro artists.

The Sketch Workshop is 3dtotal's answer to the question: 'Why can't I draw like that?' Designed for beginners and hobbyists, it's a fun and innovative way for people of all ages to find the inspiration to pick up a pencil and draw. Different to other books in the 3dtotal range, it is 50-percent a workbook in which you draw and 50-percent a project guide with instructional text and reference images for drawing anatomy and characters. Created by a number of top industry artists, they share their tips and tricks and help you grasp the fundamental elements needed to craft beautiful sketches.

Inside, you’ll find pro tips for improving your drawing techniques, plus references and templates to help you hone your craft.

Product details
Softcover - Spiralbound 48 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 297mm
Paper quality: Premium paper pages
ISBN: 978-1-909414-16-7

There are four other titles in the Sketch Workshop workbooks series, including: Robots and Spaceships, Creatures, Cityscapes, and Anatomy. Also in the Sketch Workshop product range is a leather-style folder to hold your workbooks and sketching supplies. Don't forget to add your drawing tools to the basket if you want us to send you a bundle of high-quality pencils, drawing pens, a putty rubber and dual pencil sharpener to get you started! You can also buy the full bundle and save money!

Contents and contributors

Learn to draw fantasy characters
by Wylie Beckert

How to draw Viking warriors
by John Staub

Sketch a fantasy Goddess
by Marta Nael

Master a samurai warrior
by Richard Anderson


"Very impressed, even down to the drawing supplies. Well done the 3dtotal team, it's a product to be proud of."
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"I got mine earlier today and this is incredible. Many thanks for your hard work on this project."
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"I got my folder today and I'm so delighted! The folder is beautiful and the workbooks are wonderful quality. I can't wait to get started!"
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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews

I often find myself with full of energy but i do not know what to draw. I know I want to draw something; however, it does not come to me. this book solved that problem.

Great Book for any artist

I love drawing characters and this book is full of great tips on drawing different and interesting concepts. Especially loved the section by Wylie beckert!

Very practical do-it-yourself book

This sketchbook covers both the main shapes and the details you need for character design. I like how the various chapters make the reader aware of how the chosen details support the background story of the sketched characters. The templates let you practice on your own, while pointing out tips and tricks along the way. All in all, definitely a nice, low-priced startingkit for aspiring character designers.

Chung Wong (3d Artist)
Highly recommended and at a great price

I would recommend this book to anyone looking to further their knowledge of character design. There is a good range of styles. The explanations are clear and to the point. I particularly like how the artists breakdown areas of their work and explain why it is drawn in that fashion. Highly recommended and at a great price.

educational method

Found this one very interesting, different than other method of sketching.I am a miniature painter, and need some more help to learn how to draw some item... characters, weapons, landscape...found it well done, with lessons, and drawing area on the same book.

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