Synopses & Reviews
Addressing one of the greatest challenges posed to new artistsdrawing human beings accurately and expressivelythis encouraging sourcebook gives artists of all skill levels a classroom view of life drawing, from full-form views to close studies of hands, feet, faces, and limbs. Giving each exercise a modern, fresh approach, instructor Gottfried Bammes encourages artists to get it right” and includes simple tips and methods to achieve a correctly drawn figure. Additional in-depth chapters deal with proportion, structure, and posture, emphasizing both a balanced and emotive composition.
This highly informative book represents the distillation of many years spent studying and teaching the human form by the author, Gottfried Bammes.
About the Author
Gottfried Bammes is an art instructor at the College of Fine Arts in Dresden, Germany.