July 31, 2020

#BookReview: The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners: Learn to use basic shapes and art mannequins to draw faces and figures






Synopsis: Mastering the human form for portraiture is one of the most challenging subjects for a beginning artist to learn. Packed with practical instructions, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page drawing book is your essential resource for learning to draw the human form and poses with ease.

The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners features instruction for learning how to render the head, body, and extremities using very basic shapes, as well as drawing mannequins placed in a variety of configurations. The book's informative, easy-to-follow content covers figure drawing essentials, including:
An overview of basic anatomy
Natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion
Helpful techniques for rendering humans in single and group poses
Information for working with the tools of the trade.
Whether you are a beginning artist, art enthusiast, or serious fine art student, The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners is a must-have reference.

The Collector's Series offers approachable, step-by-step art instruction for a variety of mediums and subjects, such as drawing, oil, acrylic, watercolor, cartooning, calligraphy, and more. Perfect for beginning artists, each title features artist tips for drawing or painting anything and everything from people, animals, and still life to flowers, trees, and landscapes.


This title will be released on November 3, 2020. 

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Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
My Review: Another great book from Walter Foster.  I think this is another great book for beginners.  It was easy to follow and understand and gave great overviews about tips etc.  Great step by step figures to work with. 









Better known by his pen name, Gecko Keck is a stalwart on the German creative scene. As early as 1989, he founded an agency for caricatures and illustrations and got to know about production as a graphic designer. He has been a freelancer again since 1993, and has created over 5000 design drawings and over 300 models for the popular Kinder surprise eggs.










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