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Title:
Life drawing : a journey to self-expression
Author:
Woods, Bridget.
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Publication Information:
Ramsbury : Crowood, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
[144] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781861265982
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Life drawing is a passionate and rewarding pursuit, inspiring styles that range from photo-realistic to abstract. Life Drawing: A Journey to Self-Expression, which is filled with inspiring images and enjoyable exercises, is designed for the beginner or untutored group as well as more experienced artists and teachers. Learn how to achieve accurate proportions; use line and tone in ways that will give your drawings movement and life; deepen your awareness of body structure; experiment with different tools and textures; and develop your own visual language and style.


Author Notes

Bridget Woods is an internationally acclaimed artist who has specialized in life drawing, watercolour and portraiture for over thirty years. She is also a dedicated and inspiring teacher


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
1 Getting Startedp. 13
2 Perspective and Counterbalancep. 35
3 Contour: the Specific Outlinep. 51
4 Exploring Tonep. 67
5 Anatomy: The Inside Storyp. 95
6 Marks: Methods and Mediap. 115
7 Movement: The Body in Actionp. 137
8 Altered Imagesp. 161
9 Personal Response and Self-Expressionp. 181
Indexp. 191