The Fundamentals of Drawing Nudes: A Practical Guide to Portraying the Human Figure (Paperback)
The bold form of the human figure has inspired artists for centuries, providing endless variety and interest. In this inspirational workbook, internationally bestselling author and artist Barrington Barber provides an accessible introduction to life drawing.After reading this book, you will be able to:
- Precisely depict the skeleton and musculature
- Use perspective to create realistic images
- Correctly gauge figure proportions and foreshorten limbs
- Portray figures in movement Examples from master artists such as Giorgione, Manet and Freud show the range of materials and stylistic approaches to life drawing. With carefully annotated diagrams, simple exercises and a handy list of anatomical terms, The Fundamentals of Drawing Nudes gives you everything you need to draw your own realistic figures. This book is perfect for both budding and professional artists, providing tips and tricks to mastering this subtle art.