The Addictive Sketcher: Book by Adebanji Alade




An informative and inspiring insight into the practice of artist Adebanji Alade.
  • Features 400 high-quality illustrations
  • In-depth tips on various sketching techniques
  • Tips are accompanied with detailed examples of the author’s sketches
  • Includes examples of his vibrant finished paintings


The Addictive Sketcher by Adebanji Alade gives an insight into how this inspiring artist works. Lively, stimulating and instructive, this book is packed with numerous examples of the author’s sketches, as well as examples of his vibrant finished paintings. Covering pencils, coloured 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 working outdoors capturing the life of London, where he lives. This book includes examples from a range of subject areas.

Adebanji Alade, otherwise known as The Addictive Sketcher, features regularly on the BBC's The One Show, and can often be found sketching travellers on the London Underground. He has received numerous awards and has a strong following in the US as well as the UK. He writes regularly for magazines and exhibits with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. He teaches at the Art Academy, London, and also runs workshops and demos for schools, colleges, universities and art societies.

Adebanji is one of six Expert Judges who are sitting on the panel for Jackson’s Painting Prize 2020. Click here to find out more.

Size: 216 x 280 mm
Format: 128pp, paperback
ISBN: 9781782215820
Publisher: Search Press


Product CodeBKS485
To Use WithOil, Pencil & Drawing, Pens, General
Books & Magazines : SubjectDrawing, Painting, Portraits/Figures
Books & Magazines : Author/ArtistAdebanji Alade
Books & Magazines : Popular Author/ArtistAdebanji Alade
Weight (kg)0.562000


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