Drawing: Basic Anatomy and Figure Drawing: Learn to draw the human figure

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The human form has captivated artists for ages, but its unique and subtle characteristics can pose quite a challenge to even more experienced artists. In this beginner's guide, fine artist Ken Goldman offers the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of human anatomy as applied to figure drawing. You will find clear instructions and beautiful drawings that make it easy to understand basic anatomical principles. The author also explores how to apply this knowledge to drawing, showing through several step-by-step...

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Overview

The human form has captivated artists for ages, but its unique and subtle characteristics can pose quite a challenge to even more experienced artists. In this beginner's guide, fine artist Ken Goldman offers the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of human anatomy as applied to figure drawing. You will find clear instructions and beautiful drawings that make it easy to understand basic anatomical principles. The author also explores how to apply this knowledge to drawing, showing through several step-by-step demonstrations how to develop shadows and highlights that define form in a figure drawing. Basic Anatomy and Figure Drawing is a valuable resource for artists of all skill levels, and a guide that will be referenced time and again.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560109471
  • Publisher: Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: How to Draw & Paint Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 757,355
  • Product dimensions: 10.50 (w) x 13.75 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author


Ken Goldman teaches portrait, figure, and landscape painting at the Athenaeum School of Fine Art in La Jolla, California. He studied figure drawing and painting at the New York Studio School, National Academy of Design, and Art Students League in New York; portraiture and figure drawing with Vern Wilson of the Los Angeles Art Center; and watercolor painting with Liane Collot D'Herbois in Europe. Ken's art has been exhibited extensively and appeared in numerous magazines.
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