Art of Drawing People: Discover simple techniques for by William Powell, Debra Kauffman Yaun, Ken Goldman, Walter

By William Powell, Debra Kauffman Yaun, Ken Goldman, Walter Foster

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Learn to attract faces, good points, and figures in graphite, with concept from four finished artists
Packed with functional recommendation, useful counsel, and primary concepts, this entire, 144-page e-book is an important source to which artists of all ability degrees will refer repeatedly. The paintings of Drawing People contains guide from a gaggle of 4 skilled artists who display the strategies of drawing the human head and clothed determine from infancy via previous age in a number of poses. The proficient authors additionally percentage their wisdom approximately underlying anatomy, ethnic affects, and normal diversifications match, texture, and percentage, in addition to simple information regarding drawing instruments and pencil strategies.

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60 Comic sources Pictures are the best way to capture children's attention so, before television, artists developed the comic strip to a high art. Today adults often find fantasy comics more attractive than children. From the creators of Batman, Superman, Rupert Bear, Barbar the Elephant and Tintin came new worlds. Here are three examples of great comic artists at work: 1 Frank Bellamy, an English illustrator of the 1960s, created space pilot Dan Dare. 2 Winsor McCay, illustrator of the New York Herald, created Little Nemo.

Greek gods, Preceding pages: Saint George and the dragon Paolo Uccello, 1456 The legend in which St George rescues a maiden by slaying a dragon was a popular subject for both paintings and sculptures. To both artist and audience alike it symbolized the struggle between good (the hero) and evil (the monster), and asserted that virtue and innocence (the maiden) cannot be harmed by evil. Uccello worked in a Christian environment, decorating churches and the homes of devout princes. The use of classical and mythological subjects as symbols to express Christian beliefs was very common during the Renaissance.

4 King Kong is a classic example of make-believe. A giant gorilla is tamed by the beauty of a young girl. Videos and record sleeves New media provide fresh opportunities for the artist to exercise his imagination. 5 Evil Dead, the video, used new techniques to produce scenes of horror and nightmare reality. ©DIAGRAM 61 Fantasy of self-indulgence Every individual has a fantasy world of his own, but only a very few ever depict it in pictures; that this kingdom be imagined or dreamed about and then forgotten seems to be sufficient.

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