Pocket Art: Figure Drawing: The Quick Guide To Mastering Technique And Style by Joanna HenlyPocket Art: Figure Drawing: The Quick Guide To Mastering Technique And Style by Joanna Henly

Pocket Art: Figure Drawing: The Quick Guide To Mastering Technique And Style

byJoanna Henly

Paperback | August 14, 2018

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InPocket Art: Figure Drawing,the second book in the new Pocket Art series (be sure to check out the first book on portraits!), learn to draw figures on the go with the quick visual exercises in this compact book.

The lively, graphic approach of this guide will have you drawing figures right away. Look and learn withstep-by-step illustrationsandexpert tipsprovided by London-based fashion and portrait artist Miss Led, a.k.a. Joanna Henly. This compact 112-page book is justtheright size for carrying in a backpack or pocket, and comes with a sturdy flexi binding for added portability.

Following an introduction including a look atcareer directionsfor figure artists and anoverview of tools, materials, and techniques, your lessons begin with the basics ofaccurately rendering body proportions, body types, and body parts. After you gain some experience drawing basic figures, you''ll move on toadding expression—a person''s style and personality, proclamation and identity—to your work. Then you''ll finish up by heading out and about, practicing street sketching and movement. Agallery of drawingsin the back provides a quick reference for inspiration and to reinforce what you''ve learned.

This quick, visual guide is a must-have for figure drawing artists of all levels.
Joanna Henly, well known by her professional name, Miss Led, is an illustrator, artist, and art director based in East London. As an illustrator, she works by commission for corporate brands, products, packaging, and advertising campaigns with specific experience within fashion, beauty, and technology sectors. As an artist, she works o...
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Title:Pocket Art: Figure Drawing: The Quick Guide To Mastering Technique And StyleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 0.62 inPublished:August 14, 2018Publisher:Rockport PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631594710

ISBN - 13:9781631594717

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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This second book in the Pocket Art series (followingPortraits) is packed with expert technical guidance on drawing realistic figures and stunning, inspirational examples.London-based artist Joanna Henly (a.k.a. Miss Led) guides you throughevery aspect of figure drawingwith a lively, graphic approach to instruction—demystifying the complexities of body proportions and capturing gestures withstep-by-step illustrationsandexpert tips.Following an introduction—including a look atcareer directionsfor figure artists and anoverview of tools, materials, and techniques—your lessons begin with the basics ofaccurately rendering body proportions, body types, and body parts. After you gain some experience drawing basic figures, you''ll move on toadding expression—a person''s style and personality, proclamation and identity—to your work. Then you''ll finish up by heading out and about, practicingstreet sketching and movement. Agallery of drawingsin the back provides a quick reference for inspiration and to reinforce what you''ve learned.The exercises demonstrate and reinforce the skills as you go, while theincredible artwork inspires and motivates. With itscompact sizeandsturdy flexi binding, you can carry this invaluable resource everywhere you go—in your backpack, bag, or pocket.