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Arts & Entertainment:Painting and Drawing:Human Figure & Portraits

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Figure Drawing Studio: Drawing and Painting the Nude Figure from Pose Photos, Butch Krieger
1 Figure Drawing Studio: Drawing and Painting the Nude Figure from Pose Photos
Butch Krieger USA Sterling 2015 1402761279 / 9781402761270 Soft cover New Book 25.4 x 21.6 x 1.4 cm 
Welcome to your very own Figure Drawing Studio, where artist Butch Krieger guides you through the fundamentals of learning to draw and paint the human form using photographs taken of live art models posing as they would for an art class. Innovative step-by-step exercises based on these images, from the popular Art Models series, will boost your skills and prepare you to draw from life. A companion disk features more than 1,500 high-resolution full-colour photos to work with. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor, Chris Saper
2 Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor
Chris Saper USA North Light Books 2015 1440341834 / 9781440341830 Soft cover New Book 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.0 cm 
LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance of skin tones. Best-selling artist Chris Saper provides the advice and examples that make every lesson and technique easy to understand-immediately improving the quality of your work. You'll discover how to:* Paint the four major skin color groups (Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Hispanic)* Refine these colors into dozens of possible variations within each group* Select your palette and mix hues for clean, beautiful colors* Determine the color and temperature of light that falls on your subject* Paint direct and indirect sunlight, artificial light and highlights of light* Master the four elements that determine color in shadow* Use photographic references when you can't paint directly from lifeYou'll also find seven step-by-step demonstrations and an appendix of sample color charts for each major skin type under a range of lighting variations. It's all you need to bring your portraits to life! 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Figure Drawing Master Class: Lessons in Life Drawing, Dan Gheno
3 Figure Drawing Master Class: Lessons in Life Drawing
Dan Gheno USA North Light Books 2015 1440339945 / 9781440339943 Hardcover New Book 27.6 x 21.0 x 2.0 cm 
With Figure Drawing Master Class, you will discover the secrets to creating masterful figure drawings through examples of Old Master drawings, as well as Dan Gheno's own beautiful drawings, demonstrations and diagrams. This take-home course covers everything you need to put yourself on the fast-track to successful figure drawing. Inside you'll find:* The basics of training your hand to draw* Gesture drawing lessons* How to draw heads and hands* How to accurately compose your figures* Keys to replicating the subtle details in the posture of the head to suggest emotion* The basics of human proportionsWith tips, tricks and historical references, the drawing instruction inside will help you with all the critical skills you need to travel your own journey through successful figure drawing and improve your drawings for years to come. * Learn to draw all aspects of the human figure with diagrams, demonstrations and Old Master drawings* More than 120 drawings by Old Master artists including Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Rembrandt* Includes 5 step-by-step demonstrations to reinforce the key concepts of figure drawing 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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Clothing on Figures: How to Draw Folds, Fabrics and Drapery, Giovanni Civardi
4 Clothing on Figures: How to Draw Folds, Fabrics and Drapery
Giovanni Civardi UK Search Press 2015 1782212302 / 9781782212300 Soft cover New Book 29.6 x 21.3 x 0.5 cm 
In figurative art, sketching the clothed figure requires a detailed study of the folds of the garment and the way in which fabrics sit in relation to the movement of the human body. In this book, Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on how to draw clothing on human figures exploring lighting, perspective and the composition of fabric on the human body. Train yourself to see not just the body, but what surrounds it by using the techniques of chiaroscuro and by observing the tonal characteristics of the fabric texture. This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as more expert artists providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques including advice and suggestions for the practical aspects of drawing from life. 
Price: 23.95 AUD
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Understanding Human Form & Structure: The Art of Drawing, Giovanni Civardi
5 Understanding Human Form & Structure: The Art of Drawing
Giovanni Civardi UK Search Press 2015 1782212310 / 9781782212317 Soft cover New Book 29.5 x 21.0 x 0.5 cm 
A basic understanding of anatomy is required by any serious artist who wishes to depict the human body effectively: one must be able to not only see the form; but also to understand what it is comprised of. With an in-depth study of morphology, proportions, muscles, joints and bone structure; Civardi ultimately breaks down this complex drawing process into simple anatomical sections consisting of the head, torso, arms and legs. Combining his artistic and scientific expertise, he teaches the reader how to depict the human form in the most convincing way. 
Price: 23.95 AUD
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Drawing Realistic Clothing and People with Lee Hammond, Lee Hammond
6 Drawing Realistic Clothing and People with Lee Hammond
Lee Hammond USA North Light Books 2015 1440335141 / 9781440335143 Soft cover New Book 27.6 x 21.0 x 1.0 cm 
You can do it! If you've always wanted to draw realistic and believable clothing, then look no further! Lee Hammond drawing demystifies the process of drawing clothing through a series of easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing like a pro in no time. With an emphasis on the human body and five different folds of fabric, Lee explores the countless ways that fabric moves and drapes on the human form. Exploring everything from the basics of anatomy to the importance of lighting to the way clothing and form work together--there is nothing Lee doesn't help you master. *30 step-by-step demonstrations ranging from the basics of anatomy to masterful statuary poses to elegant and realistic clothing patterns and styles * Focuses on clothing the body and the way fabric moves and drapes, and the importance of light and shading * Explores a variety of fabric and patterns: lace, stripes, crochet, denim, plaid and much more! 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Clothed Figures: Drawing Masterclass, Lucy Swinburne
7 Clothed Figures: Drawing Masterclass
Lucy Swinburne UK Search Press 2015 1782210792 / 9781782210795 Soft cover New Book 28.0 x 21.6 x 0.8 cm 
Ideal for those looking to develop a realistic drawing style, Lucy Swinburne demystifies the subject of drawing clothed figures through use of dozens of inspirational examples in a variety of drawing media. Step-by-step projects walk the reader through interesting and varied subjects, from all walks of life from ballerinas to buskers. Drawing people can be intimidating unlike other subjects, even the tiniest error can give a staged or forced result. This book explains how to get your clothed figures looking alive, dynamic and characterful; and produce successful, dynamic results. Lucy Swinburne is the author of the popular book on animals in this series. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker: Techniques for Drawing and Painting Faces, Pam Carriker
8 Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker: Techniques for Drawing and Painting Faces
Pam Carriker USA North Light Books 2015 1440338957 / 9781440338953 Soft cover New Book 25.4 x 20.3 x 0.9 cm 
Set your portraits apart from the rest! Portraits can be an intimidating subject. But not with Art At the Speed of Life author and workshop instructor Pam Carriker as your teacher. She helps you take on faces one quick sketch at a time for faster, easier, more enjoyable drawing and painting. Not your average book on drawing the face, Mixed Media Portraits With Pam Carriker shows easy ways to draw more realistic faces in your own signature style. The goal is not an immaculate finished portrait, but a continually growing collection of personal, expressive sketches that you can use and reuse in your mixed-media work. Inside you'll find: * An easy-to-learn face-mapping technique that allows you to draw faces from your imagination, without a model or photo in front of you * Mini-demonstrations breaking down each facial feature * Simple color combinations for mixing both realistic and out-of-the-ordinary skin tones *15 step-by-step projects featuring original ways to use your portraits as starting points for mixed-media masterpieces * Tons of expert tips, from selecting the right pencil for the job to creating self-portraits, working with reference photos and using transfer techniques In the true spirit of mixed media, this book is all about combining, layering and experimenting in your pursuit of portrait nirvana. It will get you out of your comfort zone and into the habit of making faces that are truly and uniquely your own. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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