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The art of portrait drawing

Author: Joy Thomas
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides instruction for drawing portraits in the realist traditon.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Thomas
ISBN: 1581807120 9781581807127 9781440320101 1440320101
OCLC Number: 62324939
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 143 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Portrait drawing materials --
Drawing technique --
Paper and sketchbooks --
The studio --
Drawing from life --
Connecting with your subject --
Drawing through history --
Towards a naturalistic style --
Gestalt thinking --
Composition and divine proportion --
Proportion and design --
The canons --
Systems for measurement --
Blocking in and layout --
Value and value scales --
Negative space --
Study of anatomy --
Contour drawing --
Gesture drawing --
Moving and unposed targets --
Lighting --
Standard poses --
Full face --
Three-quarter and up-from-under --
Profile and lost profile --
Setting the pose --
Natural poses --
Working with color --
Charcoal study of Warren --
Charcoal portrait of Sarah --
Graphite pencil drawing of Kimberly --
Charcoal portrait of Bryan --
Portrait of Mary in sanguine --
Portrait of Linda in sepia --
Portrait Jessica in charcoal and conte --
Profile portrait in charcoal --
Portrait of James in Sumi ink.
Responsibility: Joy Thomas.
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Every artist dreams of drawing people with the same skill used by the Old Masters. This guide reveals the secrets to classical drawing. It features full-length, step-by-step portraits and instruction  Read more...

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