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Figure drawing for artists : making every mark count

Author: Steve Huston
Publisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Rockport Publishers, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA, Inc., 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the two foundational concepts behind the greatest masterpieces in art - structure and gesture - and how to use them as the basis for success. Shows how these twin pillars of support are behind everything from the Venus de Milo to Michelangelo's Sibyl to Raphael's frescos, and how they are the fundamental tools for every figure artist from top animators to the best comic book illustrators to fine artists.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Huston
ISBN: 1631590650 9781631590658
OCLC Number: 923651890
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Getting comfortable with your materials --
Part one, the elements of drawing - Chapter 1: Structure --
Chapter 2: Basic gesture --
Chapter 3: Advancing the idea of gesture --
Chapter 4: Perspective --
Chapter 5: The laws of light --
Part two, breaking down the human body - Chapter 6: The human body: an overview of basic forms --
Chapter 7: The head --
Chapter 8: The torso --
Chapter 9: The arms and hands --
Chapter 10: The legs and feet --
Chapter 11: Finishing details: light and shadows --
Conclusion: Five minutes.
Responsibility: Steve Huston.

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Learn to draw the human figure with a two-step approach used by the biggest animation studios in the business with Figure Drawing for Artists.  Read more...

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"an authoritative and useful book with a range of expert tips, pointers and advice that will help your figure drawing" * Paint & Draw * "Steve Huston's new instruction book, FIGURE DRAWING FOR Read more...

 
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