Saturday, June 29, 2019

The Art of Drawing People Review .@QuartoKnows

The Art of Drawing People
Simple techniques for drawing figures, portraits, and poses
Author: Debra Kauffman Yaun
Author: William F. Powell
Author: Diane Cardaci
Author: Walter Foster
The Art of Drawing People
Learn to draw one of art's most interesting and challenging subjects. Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental drawing techniques, The Art of Drawing People explores how to capture detailed poses and likenesses in graphite pencil.

With step-by-step instruction from a variety of artists, you’ll find plenty of helpful tips on choosing the right tools and materials, fundamental drawing techniques, developing value and shading, and setting up an effective composition, as well as important information about the influences of anatomy, bone structure, and musculature. Detailed examples of facial features, hands, and feet will help guide you through the most challenging aspects of drawing people.

Whether drawing from life or from photographs, this comprehensive drawing guide is the perfect first step for beginning artists. Follow along, step by step, as professional artists reveal their drawing secrets. With practice, you’ll soon be able to capture amazing likenesses in your own pencil drawings. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  One of my young adults creates amazing portraits and this book is helping to learn even more.   The other kids can follow it and there are some really good tips included.  The book would be great for art time or class. 

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