A Yorkshire Sketchbook by David Hockney
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A facsimile sketchbook from Britain's most celebrated artist. Executed in watercolour and ink, these panoramic scenes of the Yorkshire Wolds convey the immediacy of Hockney's impressions. If you know this landscape, the character of the sketches is unmistakable; if you don't, it will come to life in these pages.
Although David Hockney's passionate interest in new technology has led him to develop a virtuoso drawing technique on an iPad, he has also uses a traditional sketchbook to capture the changing light and fleeting effects of the weather. Executed in watercolour and ink, these panoramic scenes of the Yorkshire Wolds have the spatial complexity of finished paintings - the broad sweep of sky or road, the patchwork tapestry of land - yet convey the immediacy of the artist's impressions.
92 pages, 43 illustrations.
Dimensions - 21.1 x 1.8 x 15.5 cm
Material - Hardback