Book Review: Sketching Times 2: Inspiration from Artists Sketch Collection

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Basheer Graphic Books is back with another volume of Sketching Times. The first volume was published in 2015. The books are based on the Chinese sketchbooks of the same name, just that Basheer has acquired the rights to publish the books themselves.

If you like sketchbooks or character design, this is the book to get.

The artists featured are

  1. Ma Keda
  2. Pink77
  3. X2R
  4. Qian Hao
  5. Zhu Weiqiang aka Mr Cat
  6. Freemanzx
  7. Zhou Yang
  8. Qu Daian
  9. Bearis
  10. Peter Syu
  11. Ren Ming aka DeoR
  12. Wang Yi aka WMM
  13. Su Haitao
  14. Golo
  15. Du Yu
  16. Siji
  17. Ding Daxue
  18. Lin Kunhao aka Sad Cosmos
  19. Xu Tianhua
  20. Geroge Guo
  21. Lian Yi
  22. Ma Yi
  23. Yang Jialun aka Dirty Iron
  24. Zeeko
  25. Zhang Yuan aka Gino

I only know one artist from the list. There are too many talent from the Chinese artist community.

The sketches are wonderful. The only text you'll see are short interviews with each artist. Contact and websites are included for some artists.

For those in Singapore, the book retails at SGD $35 which is currently USD $26 not including shipping.

Sketching Times 2: Inspiration from Artists Sketch Collections is also available at Amazon (US | CA | UK | DE | FR | IT | ES | JP | CN)

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This book was borrowed from Basheer Graphic Books for review purposes. You can order the book from them. Check with Basheer on Facebook.

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This book was borrowed from Basheer Graphic Books for review purposes. You can order the book from them. Check with Basheer on Facebook.

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