Anatomy / Perspective / Composition for the Artist

Anatomy / Perspective / Composition for the Artist

by Stan Smith
     
 

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Splendid color illustrations by a distinguished painter and teacher highlight this volume of practical instruction in the foundations of art. Perfect for intermediate-level and advanced artists wishing to take their work to the next level, this manual combines detailed anatomy studies with guidance in the principles and practice of perspective and the art of

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Splendid color illustrations by a distinguished painter and teacher highlight this volume of practical instruction in the foundations of art. Perfect for intermediate-level and advanced artists wishing to take their work to the next level, this manual combines detailed anatomy studies with guidance in the principles and practice of perspective and the art of composition.
Author Stan Smith interprets the traditions of European art from the Renaissance onward, providing step-by-step diagrams that develop students' understanding and familiarity with concepts and techniques. Technical and expressive qualities receive equal emphasis. In addition to its value as a source of instruction, this book also functions as an essential reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486492995
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/15/2014
Series:
Dover Art Instruction Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,138,693
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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