The Artist's Complete Guide To Facial Expression by Gary FaiginThe Artist's Complete Guide To Facial Expression by Gary Faigin

The Artist's Complete Guide To Facial Expression

byGary Faigin

Paperback | August 19, 2008

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Artists love this book, the definitive guide to capturing facial expressions. In a carefully organized, easy-to-use format, author Gary Faigin shows readers the expressions created by individual facial muscles, then draws them together in a section devoted to the six basic human emotions: sadness, anger, joy, fear, disgust, and surprise. Each emotion is shown in steadily increasing intensity, and Faigin’s detailed renderings are supplemented by clear explanatory text, additional sketches, and finished work. An appendix includes yawning, wincing, and other physical reactions. Want to create portraits that capture the real person? Want to draw convincing illustrations? Want to show the range of human emotion in your artwork? Get The Artist’s Complete Guide to Facial Expression!

About The Author

Gary Faigin trained at the Art Students League and the Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris. He has taught at the National Academy School of Design and at Parsons School of Design; currently, he is the artistic director of the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, where he lives.

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Title:The Artist's Complete Guide To Facial ExpressionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.9 × 8.3 × 0.8 inPublished:August 19, 2008Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823004325

ISBN - 13:9780823004324

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent guide to facial expressions Should be close at hand as a reference for artists.
Date published: 2017-08-30