Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers

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Taylor & Francis, 2004 - Performing Arts - 294 pages
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This text presents drawing instruction with detailed break downs of various types of characters. Maternal? Elderly? Sassy? Sexy? It all starts with body proportion, bone structure, body masses, the facial expressions, the hands, and the feet. Hats, props, fabrics, and choice of medium are all thoroughly covered to ensure your ability to develop convincing life-like characters.

* Includes unique three-step drawing guides that develop the sketch from stick figure to full-blown character
* Detailed examples of how to draw faces, hands, and feet
* Learn to draw realistic fabrics in a multitude of colors and textures

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Contents

Chapter 1 Drawing the Figure
1
Chapter 2 Creating the Face
69
Chapter 3 Figure and Facial Variations
113
Chapter 4 Hands Feet and Accessories
139
Chapter 5 Character Costume Design Creation
169
Chapter 6 Rendering Techniques
185
Chapter 7 Costume Rendering Gallery
248
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