The Complete Book of Poses for Artists

The human figure is one of the most difficult subjects to capture in drawing. The Complete Book of Poses for Artists demonstrates how to accurately render the human form in more than 500 realistic poses.

Combining photographs and illustrations, artists learn to draw the human figure in graphite pencil, charcoal, and pastel. The book also includes tips and suggestions for translating concepts to other media, such as acrylic and watercolor painting.

Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to render a "core" pose. Then additional illustrations and professional tips show artists how to turn the core pose into a new variation.

The book also outlines how to capture everyday poses as they differ from one person to the next across a range of human characteristics, including age (child, teen, adult, senior citizen), body type, gender, and activity (athlete, dancer, etc.).

Packed with helpful photographs, hundreds of techniques, and loads of expert instruction, The Complete Book of Poses for Artists is the perfect resource for artists of all skill levels — a book to reference over and over again.

Authors — Ken Goldman and Stephanie Goldman.

Hardcover. 240 pages. 9" × 12" (23 cm × 31 cm).

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