Drawing the Figure

This guide makes it easy for aspiring artists to learn how to draw the human figure using the classical approach.

Beginning with a study of drawing human anatomy, accomplished artist and instructor Nathan Rohlander guides readers through drawing human proportion and gestures, posing the model, laying in proportions, building up values, adding details, and more.

Step-by-step projects in this art instruction book allow readers to practice drawing the human body as they learn. The book also features a section on troubleshooting and a number of famous works for extra encouragement and inspiration.

Drawing the Figure appeals to artists seeking to learn how to incorporate traditional methods and a refined style when they draw the human body. It features information on lighting the subject, achieving accurate proportions, and adding value when drawing portraits. It also covers a wide range of drawing media, from pencil to charcoal and ink.

This drawing book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to draw realistic, anatomically correct full-figure portraits.

Author — Nathan Rohlander.

Paperback. 32 pages. 10" × 14" (25 cm × 36 cm).

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Drawing the Figure
Drawing the Figure
Drawing the Figure

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