Success in Art: Drawing Hands & Feet

Techniques for mastering realistic hands and feet in graphite, charcoal, and Conte

Success in Art: Drawing Hands & Feet
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Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781633228566
Publisher: Walter Foster
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Ready to take your drawing skills to the next level? Success in Art: Drawing Hands & Feet allows beginning artists to master the challenges of rendering realistic hands and feet.

Drawing realistic hands and feet in graphite pencil is a challenging subject for most beginners. With Drawing Hands & Feet, follow along as you study the common forms of the fingers and toes and learn to create and meld basic shapes to build realistic final art. Discover how light and shadow play an important part in creating muscle definition, expression, and realism. Understand the effect of perspective when choosing and rendering a pose. Drawing Hands & Feet encourages artists to master the individual parts of the form—the pose, structure, values, and shading—before approaching the composition as a whole.

More than a basic step-by-step drawing guide, the Success in Art series focuses on subject matter that is often challenging for artists, regardless of skill level. From highly foundational art concepts, such as proportion and perspective, light and shadow, and composition to mastering textures and the human figure, Success in Art covers difficult subject matter in an approachable way using easy-to-grasp techniques and step-by-step exercises.

The author

Award-winning artist Ken Goldman is an internationally known artist, author, teacher, and art juror. His work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Holland; Paris; Mexico; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; the Oceanside Museum of Art: 100 Artists, 100 Years 1915-2015; the International Fabriano en Acquarello 2015 (Italy); China's Shenzhen International Biennial 2013-2014; and the Shanghai International Biennial 2012-2013. He currently serves as president of the National Watercolor Society. Visit www.goldmanfineart.com.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781633228566
Illustrations: 306 images
Size: 6.5 in x 9.5 in / 165.1 mm x 241.3 mm
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