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Drawing Lessons
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Drawing Lessons

by Willy Pogány
 

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In this essential guide to the basic principles of drawing the human figure, Pogany — one of the leaders of the Golden Age of Illustration — shows readers the path to artistic mastery. With a warm and supportive tone, he seamlessly blends instruction and insight with 375 masterful illustrations. The aim: to build a foundation for those who wish to

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In this essential guide to the basic principles of drawing the human figure, Pogany — one of the leaders of the Golden Age of Illustration — shows readers the path to artistic mastery. With a warm and supportive tone, he seamlessly blends instruction and insight with 375 masterful illustrations. The aim: to build a foundation for those who wish to draw skillfully and easily.
Beginning with the humble dot and moving forward to perspective, anatomy, shading, portraiture, balance, motion, and more, this step-by-step resource is a genuine inspiration. Details of the human head, eyes, ears, and feet add depth to the instruction, followed by simple demonstrations that clearly illustrate how fundamental techniques are put into practice. Easy to follow and concise, this guide has long been considered an important resource for artists of all abilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486455938
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/15/2007
Series:
Dover Art Instruction Series
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

In addition to his work as an illustrator of classics, Hungarian-born artist Willy Pogány (1882–1955)served as an art director on several Hollywood films, including Fashions of 1934 and Dames. He was also an author and teacher whose instructive manuals include Dover's Oil-Painting Lessons. 

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