The Fundamentals of Drawing Nudes
A Practical Guide to Portraying the Human Figure
by Barrington Barber
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Pub Date 1 Oct 2021 | Archive Date 28 Sep 2021
The bold form of the human figure has inspired artists for centuries, providing endless variety and interest. In this inspirational workbook, author and artist Barrington Barber provides an accessible introduction to life drawing.
After reading this book, you will be able to:
• Precisely depict the skeleton and musculature
• Use perspective to create realistic images
• Correctly gauge figure proportions and foreshorten limbs
• Portray figures in movement
• And more!
Examples from master artists such as Giorgione, Manet and Freud show the range of materials and stylistic approaches to life drawing. With carefully annotated diagrams, simple exercises and a handy list of anatomical terms, The Fundamentals of Drawing Nudes gives you everything you need to draw your own realistic figures. This book is perfect for both budding and professional artists, providing tips and tricks to mastering this subtle art.