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This is a new classic book on figure drawing and anatomy with all the technical detail that is the hallmark of John Raynes, plus stunning new visuals - sketches and paintings. An essential book for reference and inspiration, this book also provides insight into drawing real people, not just the anatomically 'correct' shapes. All shapes and sizes are covered, from overweight to underweight to heavily pregnant, showing how an understanding of anatomical form is vital to drawing all types of figures. John goes on to show you how to be more creative in your figure work. This comprehensive companion is illustrated with over 200 images covering: Human Anatomy: the skeleton and muscles Shape Heads, hands and feet Weight Balance Surface from Structure Dynamics Light and shade Clothing Character Movement Composition Creativity

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713490367
ISBN-10: 0713490365
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - John Raynes

John Raynes is an established artist, teacher and author. He has published ten successful instructional books on drawing and painting, including Figure Drawing and Anatomy for the Artists, now a standard reference work on many practical art courses. His most recent book, The Figure Drawing Workbook (Collins & Brown), won the Art Instruction Book of the Year award from Artist's Choice Magazine in 1997.