The World of Urban Sketching: Celebrating the Evolution of Drawing and Painting on Location Around the Globe - New Inspirations to See Your World On


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Quarry Books
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8.43 X 9.92 X 0.87 inches | 2.15 pounds

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About the Author

Stephanie Bower worked as a licensed Architect in New York City before gravitating to professional architectural illustration and concept design. She taught the how-to's of architectural location sketching for over twenty-five years in New York City at Parsons and in Seattle at the University of Washington and Cornish College of the Arts. She has two online sketching classes at, and she travels and teaches perspective and watercolor workshops internationally, including at six Urban Sketchers symposiums. People around the world follow her sketches online via Instagram @stephanieabower and Facebook, and she is an international blog correspondent for Urban Sketchers. Stephanie is a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society. She is the author of The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective (2016) and The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips (2019), and co-author of The Urban Sketching Art Pack (2017) and The Complete Urban Sketching Companion (2020), all published by Quarry Books. Visit her website, blog, and Instagram account @stephaniebower. She lives in Seattle, Washington.


"A unique, informative, fun and fascinating combination of art and travel, The World of Urban Sketching is as instructive as it is inspiring."--Midwest Book Review
"It's incredibly inspiring to see such a diverse variety of styles and places featured. This is the book that will make you want to travel and sketch... This book is packed with wonderful art, stories and inspiration and is a book I can recommend easily. This is one of my favorite artbooks in 2022."--Parka Blogs
"Many techniques are shared, making this a true gold mine for sketchers and artists of all types. It's like being on a world tour to simply page through the book, enjoying the art and the descriptions, while also learning ways to enhance your own artistic visions and skills."--COLOR Magazine