Watson-Guptill

  • Artistic Anatomy NZD $49.95
    Translated and edited by Robert Beverly Hale, this book is the most complete guide to achieving precise shapes for the forms of the human body. ... more »
  • Oil Painting Secrets from a Master NZD $59.90 Out of Stock
    Artist and teacher, David Lefel from the Art Students League shares his secrets for making professional quality paintings in this 144-page, paperback book. Topics covered include massing values, chiaroscuro, color and value and handling edges.... more »
  • Lessons in Classical Drawing NZD $59.95
    Juliette Aristides Ateliers have produced the greatest artists of all time, and now that educational model is experiencing a renaissance. The classical Atelier art training method is based on the nineteenth-century model of teaching artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. Students begin by copying masterworks, then gradually progress to painting as their skills develop. This book presents the works of Old Masters and today’s most respected realist artists to demonstrate and teach the principles of realist drawing and painting, taking students step by step through the learning curve yet allowing them to work at their own pace.... more »
  • Dynamic Wrinkles And Drapery NZD $47.90 Out of Stock
    Burne Hogarth bases this book on his theory that understanding how the body moves is key to rendering clothing. Through examining and studying 200 of his black and white illustrations of clothed male and female figures, learn how to accurately depict wrinkles, folds and drapery including bend wrinkles, crossing wrinkles, compression wrinkles, flying wrinkles and passive wrinkles. Each illustration is accompanied by a brief description and instructions for drawing.... more »
  • Dynamic Figure Drawing NZD $43.90 Out of Stock
    This book introduces the author's own revolutionary system of figure drawing -a system which makes it possible to visualize the forms of the human body from every conceivable point of view as they interlock in deep space. With this system you will be able to draw an incredible variety of poses, actions, and gestures without a model, and with the correct relationships between forms.... more »
  • Drawing The Human Head NZD $43.90 Out of Stock
    In a dramatic series of 300 extra ordinary drawing and diagrams, Burne Hogarth masterfully analyzes the basic structure, proportions, and anatomy of the the human head. He carefully delineates the precise form and musculature of every facial feature; he outline wrinkle patterns and demonstrates how to draw the human head from every angle. Step-by-step, he clearly explains how to age the face year by year, from birth to old age.... more »
  • Drawing Dynamic Hands NZD $44.95 Out of Stock
    Aspiring comic artists and illustrators will definitely benefit from adding this title to their bookshelves. Drawing on the expertise of Burne Hogarth, the author and creator of the Tarzan character, this paperback book teaches how to render the movement of human hands. Included are 300 black and white illustrations which enhance the instructions.... more »
  • Drawing Animals NZD $43.90 Out of Stock
    With the aid of black and white illustrations, this paperback book teaches you how to draw many kinds of wild and domestic animals. Details of surface anatomy, skeletons, muscles and action poses are all included.... more »

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