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The art of figure drawing

Author: Clem Robins
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, ©2003.
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The complete guide to classic drawing techniques.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robins, Clem, 1955-
Art of figure drawing.
Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606934527
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clem Robins
ISBN: 1581802048 9781581802047
OCLC Number: 49626277
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The elements of figure drawing --
Lines --
Mass conceptions --
Contour lines --
Conceived light and shade --
Massing --
Texture --
Cast shadows --
Tonal detail --
Tonal palette --
Foreshortening --
Thrust must be obvious --
Action --
Equilibrium --
Asymmetry --
Y-lines --
Edges --
Camouflage --
The etcetera principle --
Lines redefined --
Configuration of shade lines --
Line calligraphy --
Perspective and other drawing systems --
Artistic anatomy --
Composition --
pt. 2. The technique of figure drawing --
Handling your tools --
Exercises --
Gesturing in --
Roughing in --
Blocking in --
Mapping in --
Rendering and contouring --
Prismacolor pencil --
Black and white on a toned background --
Ink wash --
pt. 3. Problem solving --
Head --
Hands --
Feet --
Hair --
The rule of tipped cylinders.
Responsibility: Clem Robins.

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A practical guide to realistic figure drawing that combines direct observation of the human form with an analytical study of anatomy, perspective, light and shade, and composition. Step-by-step  Read more...

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