Drawing the figure is one of the artist's greatest challenges. Artists that capture the soul of the model breathe life into the artwork by expressing a mood, idea, or emotion that cannot be captured by accurate rendering alone.
Life Drawing: How to Portray the Figure with Accuracy and Expression gives readers all the tools necessary to accurately and expressively render the human form, thus setting it apart from books that teach technique only. All the classic drawing methods are covered, including gestures, silhouettes, proportions, using grids, measuring and mapping, positive and negative shapes, angles, and more.
The book includes eight
A variety of materials, including nupastel, charcoal, and graphite are used to give the intermediate artist a range of options to choose what works best for the subject of each drawing. The book includes 50 color and 250 black-and-white illustrations.
Author — Robert Barrett.
Hardcover. 160 pages. 8-1/4" × 10-7/8" (21 cm × 28 cm).