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The complete idiot's guide to drawing people, illustrated

Author: Brenda Hoddinott
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that a realistic rendering of a person takes more than a circle, two dots, and a smile. It takes talent, technique, and a little magic to breathe life into your subject. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing People Illustrated will show you how to develop your artistic abilities and bring out the personalities of your portrait subjects. Book jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Hoddinott
ISBN: 1592572235 9781592572236
OCLC Number: 56104874
Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Beginning with the Basics --
Inspiration from Warm Fuzzies --
Preparing for Your Drawing Journey --
An Eye for Lines and Spaces --
It's All in the Composition --
New Perspectives on People --
Translating Light and Shadows into Shading --
Seeing Light and Shadows --
In Style with Practical Shading --
Putting Seeing and Shading Together --
To Blend or Not to Blend --
Exploring the Human Head --
Facial Proportions from Infant to Adult --
Time-Traveling from Birth to Old Age --
Eyes: A View into the Heart --
A Nose for Noses --
Expressive Ears and Mouths --
Hairy Heads and Fuzzy Faces --
Identifying and Drawing Facial Expressions --
Examining Figures --
Proportions of the Human Figure --
Forming the Shapes of Figures --
Sketching Expressive Figures --
Clothing the Figure --
Enjoying Eclectic Facets of Drawing People --
Artistic Approaches to Diversity --
Sketching People from Photos --
Transforming a Photo into a Drawing.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Drawing people, illustrated
Responsibility: Brenda Hoddinott.
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that a realistic rendering of a person takes more than a circle, two dots, and a smile. It takes talent, technique, and a little magic to breathe life into your subject. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing People Illustrated will show you how to develop your artistic abilities and bring out the personalities of your portrait subjects. Book jacket.

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