Yes, you can!
Known for their friendly, focused, you-can-do-it approach to
teaching art, Mark and Mary Willenbrink show beginning artists how
to draw people in a realistic style. Inside you''ll find everything
you need to succeed, from how to select and hold your pencils to
expert instruction on drawing hands, clothing and figures in
motion. This book steers you clear of common mistakes and brings
clarity to even notoriously tricky concepts like perspective and
While the human subject is wonderfully diverse, this book
teaches an easy-to-learn approach that can be used to achieve
accurate drawings every time. Thirteen complete figure drawing
demonstrations show how. Start with a few lines to establish basic
proportions, sketch in placement lines, then gradually develop
details. Before you know it, you''ll be drawing people of all ages,
body types and personalities!
This book makes it easy to get started. The quality of your
results will encourage you to keep at it, building your skills and
your confidence with every stroke.
- Tricks for ensuring accurate body proportions and feature
placement in your drawings.
- Expert advice on drawing heads, hands, legs, clothes and
- 13 step-by-step demonstrations featuring a diversity of model
types, lighting and poses.