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192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Introduction: Getting comfortable with your materials -- Part one, the elements of drawing - Chapter 1: Structure -- Chapter 2: Basic gesture -- Chapter 3: Advancing the idea of gesture -- Chapter 4: Perspective -- Chapter 5: The laws of light -- Part two, breaking down the human body - Chapter 6: The human body: an overview of basic forms -- Chapter 7: The head -- Chapter 8: The torso -- Chapter 9: The arms and hands -- Chapter 10: The legs and feet -- Chapter 11: Finishing details: light and shadows -- Conclusion: Five minutes.
Describes the two foundational concepts behind the greatest masterpieces in art - structure and gesture - and how to use them as the basis for success. Shows how these twin pillars of support are behind everything from the Venus de Milo to Michelangelo's Sibyl to Raphael's frescos, and how they are the fundamental tools for every figure artist from top animators to the best comic book illustrators to fine artists.