A practical guide that offers artists simple solutions to common drawing problems. It presents answers through annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations. It provides detailed solutions for common drawing problems including rendering trees accurately, drawing figures from life and how to recreate animal fur and feathers.
Seventy large-size illustrations trace Mucha´s skills as a draftsman over more than 40 years. Among the more famous examples are original plans and drawings for ´´The Seasons,´´ and sketches for the Sarah Bernhardt poster.
Combines technical instruction, art history references and thoughts on the day-to-day practice of painting the head from life. After introducing materials, principles and ideas, this title follows the course of painting a head in five sittings, providing unique insight and practical comment throughout.
Birds are much admired, revered and envied. They do though pose a challenge to paint and are not always the most cooperative of models. By understanding their anatomy and recognising their type, the artist can learn a shorthand way to capture movement and attitude.
´´In total acceptance, almost everything becomes a revelation.´´--Frederick Sommer