Figure Drawing For All It’s Worth – Andrew Loomis – 1st Edition

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The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists – including comics superstar Alex Ross – for his mastery of figure drawing and his clean, realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered, and “Figure Drawing” is the first in Titan’s programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.

Table of Contents

I. THE APPROACH TO FIGURE DRAWING
II. THE BONES AND MUSCLES
III. BLOCK FORMS, PLANES, FORESHORTENING, AND LIGHTING
IV. DRAWING THE LIVE FIGURE: METHODS OF PROCEDURE
V. THE STANDING FIGURE
VI. THE FIGURE IN ACTION: TURNING AND TWISTING
VII. FORWARD MOVEMENT: THE TIPPED LINE OF BALANCE
VIII. BALANCE, RHYTHM, RENDERING
IX. THE KNEELING, CROUCHING, SITTING FIGURE
X. THE RECLINING FIGURE
XI. THE HEAD, HANDS, AND FEET
XII. THE COMPLETE FIGURE IN COSTUME

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