Drawing & Painting People
An Easy-to-follow Guide to Successful PortraitsBook - 2000
With John Raynes' steady guidance, artists of all levels will learn to overcome their artistic limitations and achieve lively, more realistic depictions of people. He starts with an in-depth examination of the head and face, demonstrating how to master the ears, eyes and mouth. Raynes then shows how to create convincing skin tones and hair color in simple steps artists can easily follow and blend into successful portraits.This beautiful guide includes tips on everything from capturing a sitter's body language to choosing lighting, props and backgrounds. Finished paintings, simple diagrams and practice exercises are featured throughout.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2000
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm