Len A.Doust

Figure Sketching for Beginners

If a drawing «is not alive, it is a failure," declares Len A. Doust. With his practical help and encouraging guidance, even novice sketchers can learn how to capture the vitality and character of their models.Clear instructions and 23 step-by-step illustrations highlight everything students need to know. Featured topics include:• Perspective and proportions• Heads, faces, and hands• Hats, shoes, and clothing• Age and character• Expressions• Athletes and dancersConcise and informative, this manual offers sketchers the perfect way to get started.
67 printed pages
Original publication
2012

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Quotes

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    Get a quick, nervous action, and even when your lines are wrong, the spirit of vital speed will be caught
    Maris Abelhas quotedlast year
    if you are sensitive to such line-character, you will fall into the use of different lines for differing personalities
    Maris Abelhas quotedlast year
    scientific. Art is not a science. There are no rules in art, and it is not to be reasoned out into a series of rules.
    Art is the ability to express one’s individual empressions

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