The Human Figure has ratings and 7 reviews. Patrick said: This is not a book to be read in one sitting, at least not for me, as the text is pretty de. This great classic is still unrivalled for its clear, detailed presentation of thousands of fundamental features of the human figure. Every element of the body (such. Results 1 – 30 of The Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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It is especially useful today since traditional painting Stephen Workman rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Figure Sketching for Beginners. Aug 12, Serge Pierro rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 11, Patrick Sherriff rated it it was amazing Shelves: Too much for me as I say to absorb in one go, but I can see it’s invaluable as a reference to the artist wishing to seriously improve their eye.
History Paperback Books Revised Edition. Do yourself a favor and learn from this great master of draftsmanship that is John Vanderpoel. Lists with This Book. It also covers some basic useful anatomy and tonal rendering by understanding light on the form. Even more helpful are the pencil and charcoal drawings that illustrate each feature so that you are, in effect, shown what to look for by a master teacher. The early renditions of the plates are far superior.
Show More Show Less. Comprehensive discussions and drawings cover the eyes; nose, mouth and chin; ear; head, trunk, back and hips; neck, throat, and shoulder; shoulder and arm; hand and wrist; leg; foot; the complete figure; and other interdependent groups of structures.
Refresh and try again. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Tunde McDonald rated it liked it Jan 27, The result is the only art instruction book which not only illustrates details of the body but directs your attention at every stage to a host of subtle points of shading, curvature, proportion, foreshortening, muscular tension, variations due to extreme age or youth, and both major and minor differences in the structure and representation of the male and female figure.
Allen Morse rated it really liked it Feb 26, Human Figure by John H. Published June 1st by Dover Publications first published January 28th Great finished drawings for students to copy.
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The Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel
The figute brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Animal Painting and Anatomy. Harry Potter Years by J. Silvia rated it really liked it Jul 20, Four Classic Instructional Guides. The Fundamentals of Figure Drawing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About The Human Figure.
Every element vandrrpoel the body such as the overhang of the upper lip; the puckering at the corners of the mouth; the characteristic proportions of the head, trunk, limbs, etc.
Paperback Language of text: Even more helpful are the pencil and charcoal drawings that illustrate each feature so that you johnn, in effect, shown what to look for by a master teacher.
This is a classic instruction manual, written by a much beloved artist, who taught at the School of the Chicago Art Institute for thirty years. The Human Figure by John H. I have much to learn in figure drawing, but I don’t know of another book that shows you sketches of anatomy and then describes them in such verbal detail.
Dover Anatomy for Artists: Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel (1958, Paperback, Revised)
This is the human figure as the artist, art student, and art teacher must know it in order to avoid many deceptive errors unfortunately common in much modern portraiture, painting, and illustrative art. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. I’m going to have o re-read this in the future.
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Booss Allen II rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Megan Lightell rated it liked it Tigure 01, Any Condition Any Condition. The Human Figure By: Every element of the body such as the overhang of the upper lip; the puckering at the corners of the mouth; the characteristic proportions of the head, trunk, limbs, etc.
Download my starter library for free here – http: This is not a book to be read in one sitting, at least not for me, as the text is pretty dense and requires time to absorb, but that is its strength. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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