Art of Drawing People by William Powell
Discover simple techniques for drawing a variety of figures and portraits (Collector's Series)

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Learn to draw faces, features, and figures in graphite, with inspiration from 4 accomplished artists

Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page book is an essential resource to which artists of all skill levels will refer again and again. The Art of Drawing People comprises instruction from a group of four experienced artists who demonstrate the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure from infancy through old age in a variety of poses. The talented authors also share their knowledge about underlying anatomy, ethnic influences, and natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion, as well as basic information about drawing tools and pencil techniques.

 

About William Powell

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After graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Debra Kauffman Yaun worked as a fashion illustrator, graphic artist, and art director. Her portrait, nature, and wildlife artwork has been published in a number of art magazines and books--including several Walter Foster titles--and she has won numerous awards. Debra is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and a juried member of the Portrait Society of Atlanta. She also enjoys teaching classes and workshops in portraits and colored pencil. Debra and her artist-husband have two grown sons and currently reside on 11 acres of countryside in Georgia.
 
Published April 1, 2008 by Walter Foster. 144 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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