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Figure drawing for all it's worth

Author: Andrew Loomis
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Andrew Loomis is one of the most renowned and influential names in illustration. His hugely influential series of art instruction books has never been bettered, and this is the first of Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades." --Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Loomis
ISBN: 9780857680983 0857680986
OCLC Number: 722706295
Notes: "A book of fundamentals for an artistic career"--Jkt.
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1943.
Description: 204 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Contents: The approach to figure drawing --
The bones and muscles --
Block forms, planes, foreshortening, and lighting --
Drawing the live figure : methods of procedure --
The standing figure --
The figure in action : turning and twisting --
Forward movement : the tipped line of balance --
Balance, rhythm, rendering --
The kneeling, crouching, sitting figure --
The reclining figure --
The head, hands, and feet --
The complete figure in costume.
Responsibility: Andrew Loomis.

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The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and his clean, realist style.  Read more...

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"My entire approach to drawing and painting superheroes owes its genesis to Loomis' work." (Alex Ross)"

 
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