Life Drawing [New in Paperback]

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Description

Master the art of drawing the figure.

Drawing from life has been an important source of expression and satisfaction for artists through the ages. Robert Barrett, master fine artist, instructor and university professor, re-creates his studio class on the pages of this book. Inside, you’ll find a complete introduction to life drawing. You’ll learn not only how to accurately portray the figure, but also how to bring life and personality to your drawing subjects.

Detailed lessons, including step-by-step demonstrations, cover the fundamentals of drawing and design. You’ll learn:

  • How to capture your subject’s character.
  • The basics of figure anatomy, proportion and design.
  • How to use light and shadow to create form.
  • How to draw drapery and backgrounds.

Barrett shows you how to achieve superb figure drawings–clothed and unclothed, male and female–filled with beauty and depth of expression. Find out what artists have always known–magnificent art comes from the life all around you!

Additional information

Dimensions 216 × 279 mm
Sub-Category

Drawing

ISBN

9781440325229

Sub Title

How to portray the figure with accuracy and expression

Contributors

Robert Barrett

Imprint

North Light Books

Product Format

Paperback

Pages

160

Publication Date

30/04/2013

BISAC Code

ART052000

Publishers

F&W Media International Ltd

Publication Year

2013