It Starts with a Sketch
Season 1, Episode 2 • 08-May-2023
Filmed in his home in Shropshire, England, James Wade revisits old sketchbooks from his schooldays as he was developing his incredibly detailed and precise drawing style.
Despite the proliferation of computer renders, James Wade still hand-drafts all his work in order to maintain that special connection between the client and his work.
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