Quick Sketching with Ron Husband offers instruction to quick sketching and all its techniques. From observing positive and negative space and learning to recognize simple shapes in complex forms to action analysis and using line of action, this Disney legend teaches you how to sketch using all these components, and how to do it in a matter of seconds. Watch his drawings as he grows from a young, talented artist, to a true Disney animator. Follow him as he goes around the world and sketches flamenco dancers, football players, bakers, joggers, lions, tigers, anyone, and anything.


Key Features

  • Get tips on quick sketching from a Disney legend who has animated or supervised some of your favourite recent Disney movies like The Fox and the Hound, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast.
  • Features artist’s guide and handbook which provides instruction while chronicling the author’s growth as an artist.
  • Quickly try out Husband’s instructions and tips as you learn them in a sketchbook at the back of the book.
  • This new edition re-emphasizes the four basic shapes and how important it is to recognize them in fast action.
  • Stressing the importance of observation and the vital part this discipline plays in sketching.
  • chapter |27 pages


    chapter 1|14 pages

    The Basics

    chapter 2|18 pages

    Analysis of Action

    chapter 3|24 pages

    Everyday Activities

    chapter 4|20 pages

    The Art of Sitting

    chapter 5|8 pages

    Table Games

    chapter 6|18 pages

    Standing with Attitude

    chapter 7|10 pages

    Walking with Style

    chapter 8|30 pages


    chapter 9|18 pages

    Special Occasions

    chapter 10|36 pages

    Music, Dancing, and Singing

    chapter 11|18 pages

    The Zoo

    chapter 12|18 pages

    Individual Sports

    chapter 13|67 pages

    Team Sports

    chapter 14|20 pages

    Quick Sketching Around the World

    chapter 15|20 pages

    Winter Sports

    chapter 16|32 pages

    Sketching Multiple Characters