The Art of Drawing People (Collector's Series)

Discover simple techniques for drawing a variety of figures and portraits

Debra Kauffman Yaun, William Powell, Ken Goldman and Walter Foster
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Learn to draw faces, features, and figures in graphite, with inspiration from 4 accomplished artists.

Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page book is an essential resource to which artists of all skill levels will refer again and again. The Art of Drawing People comprises instruction from a group of four experienced artists who demonstrate the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure from infancy through old age in a variety of poses. The talented authors also share their knowledge about underlying anatomy, ethnic influences, and natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion, as well as basic information about drawing tools and pencil techniques.

Author bio:

Debra Kauffman Yaun discovered that she had a knack for drawing people when she was a young girl growing up in Tampa, Florida. After graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Debra worked as a fashion illustrator. She has drawn and painted many commissioned portraits, several of which have been of children-her favourite subject to draw. Debra enjoys teaching classes and workshops in portraits and coloured pencil. Debra lives in Buford, GA. Recognised as one of America's foremost colourists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes, which he originally conceptualised, designed, and illustrated himself.
Award-winning artist Ken Goldman is an internationally known artist, author, teacher, and art juror. His work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Holland; Paris; Mexico; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781600580697
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: Collector's Series
Pub Date: April 2008
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: The arts