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Drawing from Life

Drawing from Life
Author: Clint Brown - Cheryl McLean
ISBN 13: 9780534613532
ISBN 10: 534613535
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2003-07-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $251.95

Intended as a supplement to studio experience, this textbook discusses the major elements of drawing the human figure, updating the material related to figure drawing in contemporary art. Chapters discuss proportions and perspectives, the use of line and value, and the understanding of the human anatomy. Also discussed is the use of the figure in contemporary art and the continuum between compositional and expressive approaches to figure drawing. Many examples of figure drawing from a wide range of artists are included. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR