Complete Guide to Life Drawing

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Search Press, Limited, 2011 - Art - 312 pages
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Addressing one of the greatest challenges posed to new artists?drawing human beings accurately and expressively?this 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.

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Complete Guide to Life Drawing

User Review  - Heather Halliday - Book Verdict

This practical guide is organized around the human anatomy with considerable attention devoted to proportion of the figure and how to portray bodies in motion and at rest. Bammes (The Artist's Guide ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pat Loughery - Goodreads

A very well organized, detailed and structured guide to drawing the human anatomy. At this point it's way above my skill level, but this would be an excellent way to fill sketchbooks with figure studies for a serious student. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Gottfried Bammes is an art instructor at the College of Fine Arts in Dresden, Germany.

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