Drawing the Head and Figure

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Penguin, 1983 - Art - 120 pages
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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.
 

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User Review  - WildcatJF - LibraryThing

It's been a long while, but I remember being rather unimpressed with this book. I suppose that I feel that way about a lot of self-help drawing books. I think that may have to do with my own ... Read full review

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User Review  - soliloquies - LibraryThing

A truly brilliant book which offers so much information in how to draw the head and body. Simple instruction with a sense of real achievement as you progress through the book. Definitely recommended for those new to drawing or those returning. Read full review

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Contents

The Head In Six Freehand Steps
1
The Eye Step by Step
7
Nose Construction
13
Suggested Simplification of Hair
19
The Female Profile in Easy Sequence
27
Recording the Planes in the Male Head
33
Proportions of the Human Figure
39
Building on the Double Triangle
45
Checking the Surface Anatomy Over
57
Lines of Direction Sweep and Action 59 The Fist 89
61
The Back of the Human Figure 62 THE
91
Neck Tips 66 Types of Knees
97
Making the Shoulders Look Right 73 Drawing Womens Shoes
103
Facts That Make Arm Drawing Easier 77 CLOTHING
109
The Hand Side View Simplified 84 The Male Figure and Clothing
116
Copyright

Bone and Muscle Prominence in
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Jack Hamm is one of the best-selling authors of art instruction books. With nearly a million copies sold, his books have helped aspiring artists of every age and level of ability learn to draw and improve their technique.

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