The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners

The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners Learn to Use Basic Shapes and Art Mannequins to Draw Faces and Figures - The Collector's Series

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Publisher's Synopsis

Mastering the human form for portraiture is one of the most challenging subjects for a beginning artist to learn. Packed with practical instructions, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page drawing book is your essential resource for learning to draw the human form and poses with ease.

The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners features instruction for learning how to render the head, body, and extremities using very basic shapes, as well as drawing mannequins placed in a variety of configurations. The book's informative, easy-to-follow content covers figure drawing essentials, including:
  • An overview of basic anatomy
  • Natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion
  • Helpful techniques for rendering humans in single and group poses
  • Information for working with the tools of the trade
Whether you are a beginning artist, art enthusiast, or serious fine art student, The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners is a must-have reference.

The Collector's Series offers approachable, step-by-step art instruction for a variety of mediums and subjects, such as drawing, oil, acrylic, watercolor, cartooning, calligraphy, and more. Perfect for beginning artists, each title features artist tips for drawing or painting anything and everything from people, animals, and still life to flowers, trees, and landscapes.

Book information

ISBN: 9781633228818
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Imprint: Walter Foster
Pub date:
DEWEY: 743.4
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 648g
Height: 295mm
Width: 223mm
Spine width: 11mm