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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Last one Free shipping. I feel like after a very intensive term on face and figure anatomy drawing, I need some time to let all the new information sink it.
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The Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel
Filomena rated it it was ok Feb 05, Even more helpful are the pencil and charcoal drawings that illustrate each feature so that humxn are, in effect, shown what to look for by a master teacher.
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RowlingHardcover Explanations are profound and helpful, although sometimes a bit wordy and puzzling, which I see as the single downside of this book BUT that being said, the fantastic drawings and illustrations are what most count!
The Fundamentals of Figure Drawing. The Human Figure John H. Any Condition Any Condition. 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.
Product Description Product Details This great classic is still unrivalled for its clear, detailed presentation of thousands of fundamental features of the human figure. Too much for me as I say to absorb in one go, but Vanderpoeo can see it’s invaluable as a reference to the artist wishing to seriously improve their eye. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This item doesn’t belong on this page. Do yourself a favor and learn from this great master of draftsmanship that is John Vanderpoel.
Human Anatomy for Artists: Jo Anne rated it it was amazing Oct 22, To ask other readers questions about The Human Figureplease sign up. 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. 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.
Account Options Sign in. Book Thanks love it Verified purchase: Refresh and try again. See all 10 brand new listings. Ignacio rated it it was amazing Jan 15, 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.
Revised and enlarged version of the second edition. One Hundred Figure Drawings. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Dover Anatomy for Artists: Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel (1958, Paperback, Revised)
Best Selling in Vandetpoel, Education See all. Show More Show Less. RfhenWulf Studios rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Great for life study technique. Heikki rated it liked it Aug 19, History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration: Figure Sketching for Beginners. Esra rated it it was amazing Jan 28, So this is a must book for anyone drawing the human figure!!!!
Each component of the human body is broken down and explained. Paperbackpages. This is the human figure as the vanderpol, art fugure, and art teacher must know it in order to avoid many deceptive errors unfortunately common in much modern portraiture, painting, and illustrative art. It changes your whole perception! 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.