Life DrawingBook - 2013
Provides ten step by step exercises and projects for drawing the human form, explains how to set up and light a life model, and offers tips and techniques for scribble drawing, using charcoal, and drawing faces.
Independent Publishing Group
This high-level drawing series showcases the work of renowned artists and shares their expertise so that those committed to excellent drawing can hone their skills, and beginners can find inspiration and detailed advice. Each title includes beautiful step-by-step projects and the materials and techniques used.
Life drawing—an artistic method about learning to interpret the world visually through careful observation and freeing up the mind—is the focus of this instruction book. Demonstrating the various approaches to life drawing and a range of techniques and disciplines, artist Eddie Armer provides a platform for experienced and beginning artists to engage in this unique art form. Starting with a review of media, including the pencil, ball-point pen, wax crayons, and charcoal, this guide then explains how to set up a model in a simple pose, understand the rhythm of line, and master tone and shading, all buttressed by detailed exercises for the reader to try. A section with advice on drawing faces, hands, and feet is also included.