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Exploring Life Drawing

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Publisher Comments:

Exploring Life Drawing introduces the art of drawing the human figure from observation, a skill as relevant for today's new media-driven visual artists as for traditional fine artists. Written by an experienced drawing instructor and accomplished artist, this extensively illustrated book helps the reader build skills and construct an individual drawing style. Each chapter introduces a specific technique, explains its history, and provides clear instruction on how to implement the approach. Exploring Life Drawing also offers detailed, step-by-step demonstrations and specific guidelines for objectively assessing the results. The text is further strengthened by a beautiful art program, containing classic and contemporary images from some of the largest collections in the world- giving readers an opportunity to learn from the masters and to connect with the history and grandeur of the art form.

Synopsis:

This highly visual book introduces the concepts and techniques of drawing the human figure from life.

About the Author

Harold B. Stone, whose drawings have been exhibited across the U.S., has taught drawing, painting, and art history for 25 years. In 1995 he founded the Minneapolis Drawing Workshop, an organization dedicated to exhibiting figurative drawings and paintings and presenting drawing workshops, marathons, and cooperative drawing sessions.

Table of Contents

What is Drawing? Contour Lines. Value. Gesture. The Quick Study. Modeling. Proportion. Composing the Picture. Developing your Skills. What Comes Next?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401896973
Author:
Stone, Harold
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Stone, Harold A.
Author:
Stone, Harold B.
Author:
Stone, Harold B.(Harold B. Stone)
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Figure drawing
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
drawing; figure drawing; human figure drawing
Subject:
Figure drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
human figure drawing
Subject:
Business-Careers
Copyright:
Series:
Design Exploration
Publication Date:
March 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.95x8.04x.47 in. 1.48 lbs.

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