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Classic Human Anatomy: The Artist's Guide to Form, Function, by Valerie L. Winslow

By Valerie L. Winslow

After greater than thirty years of analysis and instructing, artist Valerie Winslow has compiled her exact equipment of drawing human anatomy into one groundbreaking quantity: Classic Human Anatomy. This long-awaited booklet presents uncomplicated, insightful ways to the advanced topic of human anatomy, utilizing drawings, diagrams, and reader-friendly textual content. 3 significant sections–the skeletal shape, the muscular shape and motion of the muscle groups, and movement–break the fabric down into easy-to-understand items. greater than 800 particular illustrations aspect the flow and activities of the bones and muscle tissues, and targeted charts demonstrate the origins and insertions of the muscular tissues. filled with a rare wealth of knowledge, Classic Human Anatomy is certain to develop into a brand new vintage of paintings guideline.

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Step 7: After establishing this basic, vivid, warm tone I work on textural details. With sharp pencil lead of “crimson red” I draw random grain to imitate the fruit’s texture. Next, I consider differences in color temperature. To cool off the surface, I use “mulberry,” “lilac” and “cool grey 50%,” drawing the reflected light on the sides. The same grey color is added in the cast shadow. Peach · 7 x 7 inches · (18 x 18 cm) · 2008 Step 8: I evaluate my values from the distance and adjust minute details.

You can also use either a light box or transfer paper. Here are some transfer methods: • Mylar Mylar is a transparent type of paper often used instead of transfer paper. It leaves no residue while drawing and is a popular choice among artists. • Slide or opaque projector transferral Many artists use a slide or a photo, and then project its image onto drawing paper and trace the outline with a graphite pencil. It is the quickest method to change the scale of drawing from a tiny picture to a giant piece.

Com. com. About This Book This book is designed for absolute BEGINNERS who have the patience to work with colored pencils, and can dedicate enough time to develop their artistic sensibilities. Students from age twelve to adulthood will benefit from its contents, strengthening their skills and discovering their creative possibilities. This book is packed with valuable information on tools and techniques for drawing still life, landscape, cityscape, texture, glass and flowers. In addition to informative illustrations and descriptions, each chapter features several step-by-step demonstrations.

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