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The artist's complete guide to drawing the head

Author: William Maughan
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Maughan demonstrates how to create a realistic human likeness by using the classic and highly accurate modelling technique of chiaroscuro, developed by Leonardo daVinci during the High  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Maughan
ISBN: 9780823003594 0823003590
OCLC Number: 939055313
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The drawing method and materials --
Chiaroscuro --
Sfumato --
The materials --
Substitute materials --
Working with the pencil --
Drawing shadow shapes --
Sharpening the pencil --
1. Principles of chiaroscuro --
Line versus value --
"Lost-and-found" line --
Value and form --
Paper + two pencils = a full-value range --
The shadow shapes and their edges --
Form-shadows --
Cast-shadows --
The shadow edges --
The form in light --
Analyzing form --
Negative shapes --
2. Principles of drawing the head --
Two masses of light and shadow --
Lighting the head --
Artificial and natural light --
Light advance; dark recedes --
Single focal point --
Perspective and the three-quarter view --
Perspective --
Planes of the head --
Foreshortening --
Value pattern --
Addressing the background --
3. The drawing process, step-by-step --
Sculpting the head --
Gesture --
The tilt --
Proportions --
Placing the features --
The anatomy of the eyes --
The orbicular cavity --
The natural slants of the eye --
The eyelids, pupils, and iris --
Positions of the eyes --
Drawing the eyes --
Highlights on the eyes --
Using the paper value --
Examples of eyes --
Nose and mouth --
The structure of the nose and mouth --
Examples of the nose and mouth --
Ears --
Placement of the ear --
Hair --
Troubleshooting example --
4. Putting it all together --
The five essential drawing steps --
Review --
The demonstrations --
Going forward --
Practice ideas --
Self-critique --
Taking your skills to the next level --
5. Drawing from multiple sources --
Combining references --
A demonstration --
Examples of composite drawings --
6. Working with color --
From drawing to painting --
The color "wheel" --
Complementary colors --
Color intensity --
Mixing from the tertiary colors --
Color temperature --
Color relationships --
Warm advances; cool recedes --
Family of colors --
Expressive color --
Pastel painting --
The materials --
Caring for your pastel --
Applying the charcoal pencil --
Applying the tone --
Applying the pastel --
Painting the background --
Pastel demonstration one --
Pastel demonstration two.
Other Titles: Drawing the head
Responsibility: William L. Maughan.

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