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Clothing on figures : how to draw folds, fabrics, and drapery

Author: Giovanni Civardi
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In figurative art, sketching the clothed figure requires a detailed study of the folds of the garment and the way in which fabrics sit in relation to the movement of the human body. Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on how to draw clothing on human figures exploring lighting, perspectives and the composition of fabric on the human body.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Civardi
ISBN: 9781782212300 1782212302
OCLC Number: 898155552
Notes: "In figurative art, sketching the clothed figure requires a detailed study of the folds of the garment and the way in which fabrics sit in relation to the movement of the human body. In this book, Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on how to draw clothing on human figures exploring lighting, perspective and the composition of fabric on the human body. Train yourself to see not just the body, but what surrounds it by using the techniques of chiaroscuro and by observing the tonal characteristics of the fabric texture. This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as more expert artists providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques including advice and suggestions for the practical aspects of drawing from life. Includes: Expert techniques and instruction from world renowned life drawer Giovanni Civardi; Easy-to-follow guides and accompanying sketches for every technique; Includes a fantastic variety of inspirational drawings from the artist"--Www.searchpress.com.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm.
Contents: "In figurative art, sketching the clothed figure requires a detailed study of the folds of the garment and the way in which fabrics sit in relation to the movement of the human body. In this book, Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on how to draw clothing on human figures exploring lighting, perspective and the composition of fabric on the human body. Train yourself to see not just the body, but what surrounds it by using the techniques of chiaroscuro and by observing the tonal characteristics of the fabric texture. This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as more expert artists providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques including advice and suggestions for the practical aspects of drawing from life. Includes: Expert techniques and instruction from world renowned life drawer Giovanni Civardi; Easy-to-follow guides and accompanying sketches for every technique; Includes a fantastic variety of inspirational drawings from the artist" --
www.searchpress.com -In figurative art, sketching the clothed figure requires a detailed study of the folds of the garment and the way in which fabrics sit in relation to the movement of the human body. Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on how to draw clothing on human figures exploring lighting, perspectives and the composition of fabric on the human body.
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Giovanni Civardi provides a detailed study of how to draw clothing on the human figure. Expert tips and easy-to-follow guidelines for this aspect of life drawing exploring lighting, perspective and  Read more...

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July 2015A new addition to the Art of Drawing Series from Search Press, Clothing on Figures, by experienced artist Giovanni Civardi, looks at the way fabric sits on the clothed body particularly Read more...

 
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