An inspiring must-have resource for artists seeking new approaches to drawing the human figure. Throughout the history of art, figure drawing has been regarded as the very foundation of an artists education and at the centre of the art-making process. In Expressive Figure Drawing, innovative teacher and author, Bill Buchman, explores the idea that the way we draw is a direct expression of our emotions, perceptions and our sense of ourselves and others. The underlying approach is based on the authors 20 plus fundamental figure drawing exercises that are undertaken one step at a time so that students and artists of all levels are empowered to make progress with the figure beyond their expectations. Throughout the book, the author reveals his methods for developing proficiency using a variety of traditional media and the latest art materials available today.
Figure Drawing For Dummies appeals to both new art students and veteran artists who find it difficult to proportionally draw the human form. The illustrations and examples in Figure Drawing For Dummies are designed to help readers capture this elusive figure.
For today's in-demand comic creators, animators, video game artists, concept designers, and more, being able to quickly draw the human figure in a variety of action-packed poses is a requirement. But what do you do if you don't have models or photographic reference readily available? In Freehand Figure Drawing for Illustrators, artist and instructor David H. Ross provides an alternative solution, showing you how to master freehand figure drawing without visual reference by using a modern twist on the classic technique of blocking out the human figure in mannequin form. Step-by-step lessons guide illustrators from basic poses (standing, running, jumping) to extreme motions (throwing punches, high kicking). For on-the-go artists, Freehand Figure Drawing for Illustrators allows you complete freedom to bring your figures to life at any time.