Synopses & Reviews
This title instructs on how to render the human figure as it is caught in actionrunning, leaping, and hurling balls and other objects. Emphasis is on reproducing convincing images of men and women in action. The hardcover, compact-sized titles that make up this series are quick-reference guides for art students and teachers. Filled with color illustrations, they discuss different aspects of art theory and its application. The series is color-coded to distinguish four categories: Purple Series books explain art media and techniques; titles in the Red Series describe art genres and techniques; Green Series books deal with art tools, perspective, and color theory; and Yellow Series books recount art history and art movements. This title falls within the Red Series category.