Draw It With Me - A Study of the Human Form: With Over 500 Sketches, Gestures and Artworks of the Male and Female Figure (Paperback)
Draw It With Me: A Study of the Human Form art book explores the use of Anatomy, Gesture, Line, Chiaroscuro, Color and Texture in contemporary as well as classical figurative art portrayals and life drawing studies achieved from the human male and female forms in various poses and angles. It offers many high quality full-page examples from master artists such as Auguste Rodin, Alexandre Cabanel, Kenyon Cox, William Merritt Chase, Edwin Howland Blashfield as well as the author, among others. This volume is focused on a serious study of what has worked for many figurative artists throughout recent history and why-to help inspire and educate the beginner and seasoned sketch artist and painter.
Faithfully producing and analyzing hundreds of master works by many of the world's foremost figurative artists and art history icons-Hailes shows how these virtuosos tackled many of the basic problems such as line, chiaroscuro and form, mass, planes, position and movement, as well as basic anatomy. With thoughtful and analytical captions and simple diagrams, each lesson is clearly delineated and illustrated with a clean minimalistic design throughout. The brief commentary sheds light on the creative process of drawing the male and female form while offering deep insight into the unsurpassed achievements of many of the greats.
With over 200 large fully-illustrated pages, many by award-winning artist and #1 Amazon Best-Selling author, Brian C Hailes himself, this book features the male and female figure in different styles, many poses and in varied mediums on mixed supports, with simple sketches and masterpieces alike. This inspiring and educational art reference book is geared to assist you in raising your own figure drawing skills to a higher level, and focusing your "artist's eye," all while helping you appreciate the magnificent, beautiful, powerful and divine creation that is human Grab your pencil, charcoal, pen or stylus, and "Draw It With Me "