Drawing the Head

Drawing the Head Author Andrew Loomis
ISBN-10 1560100109
Year 1997*
Pages 31
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Pub
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Here is an essential guide that is head and shoulders above the rest! In The Head, expert Andrew Loomis teaches you the basics of drawing the human head, including detailed drawings of a variety of male and female models in different poses. First he covers the basic proportions of the head and the proper placement of facial features. Then he shows you how to render light and shadow, as well as exploring simple techniques for capturing an array of facial expressions and depicting differences in type and character. This comprehensive guide is a welcome addition to any artistÆs drawing reference library!

Drawing the Head and Figure

Drawing the Head and Figure Author
ISBN-10 0399507914
Year 1983-01
Pages 120
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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A how-to handbook that makes drawing easy. Offers simplified techniques and scores of brand-new hints and helps. Step by step procedures. Hundreds of illustrations.

The Artist s Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

The Artist s Complete Guide to Drawing the Head Author William Maughan
ISBN-10 9780770434731
Year 2013-08-14
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Watson-Guptill
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In this innovative guide, master art instructor William Maughan demonstrates how to create a realistic human likeness by using the classic and highly accurate modeling technique of chiaroscuro (Italian for “light and dark”) developed by Leonardo da Vinci during the High Renaissance. Maughan first introduces readers to the basics of this centuries-old technique, showing how to analyze form, light, and shadow; use dark pencil, white pencil, and toned paper to create a full range of values; use the elements of design to enhance a likeness; and capture a sitter’s gestures and proportions. He then demonstrates, step by step, how to draw each facial feature, develop visual awareness, and render the head in color with soft pastels.

Drawing the Human Head

Drawing the Human Head Author Burne Hogarth
ISBN-10 0823013766
Year 1989
Pages 157
Language en
Publisher Random House Digital, Inc.
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A unique pictorial guide to the techniques of drawing the human head

Drawing Dynamic Hands

Drawing Dynamic Hands Author Burne Hogarth
ISBN-10 9780823013685
Year 1988
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Random House Digital, Inc.
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More than three hundred illustrations present a system for visualizing and drawing hands in virtually every conceivable position and gesture, proceeding from basic forms and structures to subtleties of attitude and action

Drawing Hands and Feet

Drawing Hands and Feet Author Giovanni Civardi
ISBN-10 1844480712
Year 2005
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Search PressLtd
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A guide to drawing the gestures and actions of hands and feet explores anatomy, proportions, shapes, tone, and movement.

Secrets to Drawing Heads

Secrets to Drawing Heads Author Allan Kraayvanger
ISBN-10 1402747438
Year 2007
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company
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It’s the first thing anyone looks at when there’s a figure in a painting: the details of the human head and face. There’s far more to creating an accurate portrait than meets the eye, and that’s exactly what this extremely focused, richly visual guide teaches artists. The amount of information here is truly astounding, and it offers help for anyone struggling to master the technique. The study starts with the basic shapes, planes, forms, and values of the head. There’s a "map” to follow as a model, a discussion of anatomy, suggestions for capturing profiles and angled views, advice on recognizing what makes a face individual, historical photos to examine, and so much more. No other art book is its equal on the subject.

Drawing with Hand Head and Heart

Drawing with Hand  Head  and Heart Author Van James
ISBN-10 1621480100
Year 2013
Pages 311
Language en
Publisher Rudolf Steiner Press
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This book examines contemporary research on brain development and its relationship to learning and drawing. How does the process of making pictures contribute to the development of visual thinking? James offers an overview of how young children learn to draw and how to engage their visual intelligence through practical drawing exercises. He then offers examples of form drawing, portraiture, and the art and science of drawing for all ages and ability levels. The author also provides practical examples of geometric and perspective drawing for teachers and adult students. Finally, he summarizes the importance of art and drawing in education and human development and adds an appendix on therapeutic drawing.

Anatomy and Drawing

Anatomy and Drawing Author Victor Perard
ISBN-10 9780486141770
Year 2012-03-08
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Excellent line drawings and annotations of anatomical structure provide the beginning artist with just about everything one needs to know about drawing all parts of the human anatomy. 179 black-and-white illustrations.

Successful Drawing

Successful Drawing Author Andrew Loomis
ISBN-10 0857687611
Year 2012
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Titan Books (UK)
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Introduces techniques needed to master three-dimensional drawing, covering perspective, proportion, placement, scale, and contour, and offers step-by-step instructions for drawing figures.

Drawing Atelier The Figure

Drawing Atelier   The Figure Author Jon deMartin
ISBN-10 9781440342851
Year 2016-03-23
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Arguably the most challenging of subjects for the artist, the human figure also offers opportunities for works of incredible beauty and complexity. In this book, one of today's leading figurative artists shares techniques and approaches for drawing the human form. With a reverent grounding in the methods of the Old Masters and keen perspective developed over Jon DeMartin's 20+ years of making and teaching art, this comprehensive workshop focuses on the power of line and how it can be used to achieve a convincing sense of dimension and life. Beautifully illustrated with classical drawings as well as step-by-step progressions, these lessons explore the enlightening practice of copying, how to use proportion and measurement wisely, drawing the head and its features, rendering the figure in motion, short-pose exercises, and much, much more. Throughout, artists will master techniques for achieving a compelling "living force" in their drawings, while building a base of understanding that will ultimately make the process more intuitive and enjoyable.

Bridgmans Life Drawing

Bridgmans Life Drawing Author George Brant Bridgman
ISBN-10 9780486227108
Year 1924
Pages 169
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Describes the factors involved in sketching the human form in various positions

Sketch

Sketch Author France Belleville-Van Stone
ISBN-10 9780385346108
Year 2014-11-04
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Watson-Guptill
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Drawing activities, art instruction, and advice for artists and non-artists alike. Urban sketching--the process of drawing on the go as a regular practice--is a hot trend in the drawing world. It's also a practical necessity for creatively minded people in a busy world. In this aspirational guide, self-taught French artist France Belleville-Van Stone emboldens readers to craft a ritual of their own and devote more time to art, even if it's just 10 minutes a day. She offers motivation to move beyond the comfort zone, as well as instruction on turning rough sketches into finished work. Belleville Van-Stone learned how to draw through her own daily practice and knows first-hand how hard it is to find time to incorporate creativity into a busy life. She encourages and teaches us how to do it with advice and guidance such as: · An A-to-Z list of daily sketch prompts, from airports to bananas, faces to hands, meetings and workplaces · Tips on what drawing supplies you can and should have--and how to carry them around · Sections on accepting mistakes, drawing with limited resources, and redefining completion · Plusses and minuses of going digital, including apps, styluses, and brushes For those of us who dream of drawing in the minutes between school and work, bathtime and bedtime, and waking and walking out the door, the practical advice in Sketch! is a revelation. By sharing her own creative process, Belleville-Van Stone Sketch inspires artists both established and aspiring to rethink their daily practice, sketch for the pure joy of it, and document their lives and the world around them. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Constructive Anatomy

Constructive Anatomy Author George Brant Bridgman
ISBN-10 9780486211046
Year 1920
Pages 170
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms