Category: Drawing

  • Drawing and Perceiving: Life Drawing for Students of Architecture and Design, 3rd Edition

    By Douglas Cooper

    From Leonardo da Vinci to Louis Kahn, the world's nice designers and designers have used the statement and drawing of actual items to notify and encourage visionary buildings. This e-book prepares scholars of structure and layout to hold on an identical discussion among their perceptions of the actual international and their knowing of the weather of layout. It instills an knowing of the elemental ideas of drawing which are common to all designdisciplines-mass, quantity, shape, contour, texture, shadow, and more-as it explores the data, rational suggestion, and research that layout pros depend upon to create winning drawings. this mix of method, thought, and research equips the dressmaker with a robust set of instruments, the most important to either the artistic strategy and the profitable occupation.
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  • Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More...

    By Lee J. Ames

    Draw 50 constructions and different constructions teaches aspiring artists tips to draw comfortably by means of following basic, step by step directions. Celebrated writer Lee J. Ames exhibits readers the way to draw well-known buildings from world wide, in addition to an igloo, a barn and silo, a windmill, or even a teepee. Ames's representation variety and popular drawing procedure has made him a pace-setter within the step by step drawing handbook, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 sequence have bought greater than 3 million copies. Ames's guide permits professional artists to refine their strategy and publications amateurs to enhance their very own creative skills. Even the youngest artists can draw the tallest, grandest buildings. It's effortless to build any form of development while it's performed the Draw 50 manner.
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  • Drawing the Living Figure (Dover Anatomy for Artists)

    By Joseph Sheppard

    "Joseph Sheppard has been favorably in comparison to essentially each Renaissance master…he is with out peer between glossy realists for his skill to impart a hot verisimilitude to the figure." — Artspeak magazine.
    In this hugely praised guidebook, Joseph Sheppard, a flexible and influential artist and instructor who's well known as a grasp of determine drawing, introduces an cutting edge method of drawing the human shape. starting by means of reviewing the fundamentals of anatomy, he makes his central concentration the specifics of floor anatomy.
    Rather than depicting intimately the muscle tissues and bone that lie underneath the outside, as do such a lot books on inventive anatomy, this ebook concentrates on how the location and circulation of muscle mass and bones have an effect on the skin different types of dwell versions. the consequences are masterfully tested in over a hundred and seventy of Joseph Sheppard's personal drawings of many alternative reside types in entrance, again, and part perspectives, and in numerous status, sitting, kneeling, crouching, reclining, and twisting poses.
    Each drawing is observed by way of diagrams, one for bones, one for muscular tissues, which particularly convey how floor kinds are created through the definitive shapes underneath the surface. the excellent caliber of Joseph Sheppard's drawings, the wide variety of poses he illustrates, and the effectiveness of his strategy during this e-book — now in its first paperback version — can help artists in any respect degrees enhance and refine their talents in drawing the residing figure.

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  • DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics

    By Mark Chiarello, Todd Klein

    America's major comedian e-book writer brings its celebrity creators and vintage characters to the fourth in an authoritative sequence of books on tips to create comics. Acclaimed comedian ebook illustrator Mark Chiarello and award-winning letterer Todd Klein display dozens of surefire thoughts, sensible thoughts, secrets and techniques for dynamic comedian e-book coloring and lettering. They use DC's world-famous characters to illustrate an array of ideas, protecting such themes because the execs and cons of lettering by means of hand or by means of desktop, developing balloons and fonts, brand designs, operating with colour, and growing lighting tricks. The lively step by step directions are informative, stimulating, and transparent sufficient for even novices to stick with. moreover, each strategy proven during this consultant conforms to up to date criteria. the precise how-to on every thing coloring and lettering, this one-stop sourcebook is full of a wealth of established strategies, sensible recommendation, secrets and techniques for the aspiring comedian artist.
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  • Drawing Fashion Accessories

    By Steven Thomas Miller

    Drawing style add-ons is a realistic advisor to illustrating shoes, millinery, baggage and handbags, beauty items, and jewellery, providing a special source for college students type illustrators alike.Beginning with a dialogue of the media on hand for drawing model add-ons and the way top to take advantage of them, including an indication of assorted artwork types, Miller then strikes directly to display the technicalities of drawing diverse items, together with the explicit demanding situations of viewpoint, tips on how to draw add-ons at the physique, and the way to render a wealth of other fabrics. as well as the perform of drawing, a chain of illustrated glossaries introduces readers to the technical and magnificence terminology used through the add-ons industry.Illustrated with particularly created step by step sequences, Drawing type components presents scholars with the data and freedom to strengthen their very own paintings past the fundamentals and to carry variety and aptitude to their illustrations.
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  • Michelangelo

    By Eugène Müntz

    Michelangelo, like Leonardo, used to be a guy of many abilities; sculptor, architect, painter and poet, he made the apotheosis of muscular move, which to him used to be the actual manifestation of ardour. He moulded his draughtsmanship, bent it, twisted it, and stretched it to the extraordinary limits of hazard. There aren't any landscapes in Michelangelo's portray. the entire feelings, all of the passions, all of the options of humanity have been personified in his eyes within the bare our bodies of fellows and girls. He not often conceived his human kinds in attitudes of immobility or repose. Michelangelo grew to become a painter in order that he may possibly exhibit in a extra malleable fabric what his titanesque soul felt, what his sculptor's mind's eye observed, yet what sculpture refused him. hence this admirable sculptor turned the writer, on the Vatican, of the main lyrical and epic ornament ever noticeable: the Sistine Chapel. The large quantity of his invention is unfold over this big quarter of over 900 sq. metres. There are 343 primary figures of prodigious number of expression, a lot of tremendous measurement, and likewise various subsidiary ones brought for ornamental impression. The author of this colossal scheme used to be merely thirty-four while he begun his paintings. Michelangelo compels us to magnify our notion of what's attractive. To the Greeks it was once actual perfection; yet Michelangelo cared little for actual attractiveness, other than in a couple of circumstances, equivalent to his portray of Adam at the Sistine ceiling, and his sculptures of the Pietà. although a grasp of anatomy and of the legislation of composition, he dared to ignore either if it have been essential to convey his proposal: to magnify the muscle mass of his figures, or even positioned them in positions the human physique couldn't evidently imagine. In his later portray, The final Judgment at the finish wall of the Sistine, he poured out his soul like a torrent. Michelangelo used to be the 1st to make the human shape convey a number of feelings. In his palms emotion turned an device upon which he performed, extracting topics and harmonies of countless sort. His figures hold our mind's eye some distance past the non-public which means of the names connected to them.
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  • Drawing Nature

    By Stanley Maltzman

    Maltzman teaches find out how to render the robust great thing about nature with easy-to-master pencil and charcoal thoughts. Piece by means of piece, artists will in achieving sturdy compositions, packed with robust values and wealthy intensity.
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  • Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers

    Character dress determine Drawing will strengthen your drawing talents to enhance your renderings. not just is that this publication wonderful and inspirational, yet those finished visible pictures conscientiously illustrate--step-by-step--how to effectively render dynamic characters with character and existence. This booklet provides drawing guide with specified breakdowns of varied sorts of characters. Maternal? aged? Sassy? horny? all of it begins with physique share, bone constitution, physique lots, facial expressions, and the palms and toes. Hats, props, materials, and selection of medium are all completely lined to make sure the facility to increase convincing life like characters.

    • Includes designated three-step drawing publications that advance the cartoon from stick determine to full-blown character
    • Detailed examples of the way to attract faces, palms, and feet
    • Learn to attract life like materials in a large number of colours and textures
    • NEW: learn how to draw your personality in response to the period of time they're from
    • NEW: learn how to draw youngsters and music/dance characters.
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