Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - The Art of Drawing People

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Book Review - The Art of Drawing People

The Art of Drawing People

About the Book

Learn to draw one of art's most interesting and challenging subjects. Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental drawing techniques, The Art of Drawing People explores how to capture detailed poses and likenesses in graphite pencil.

With step-by-step instruction from a variety of artists, you’ll find plenty of helpful tips on choosing the right tools and materials, fundamental drawing techniques, developing value and shading, and setting up an effective composition, as well as important information about the influences of anatomy, bone structure, and musculature. Detailed examples of facial features, hands, and feet will help guide you through the most challenging aspects of drawing people.

Whether drawing from life or from photographs, this comprehensive drawing guide is the perfect first step for beginning artists. Follow along, step by step, as professional artists reveal their drawing secrets. With practice, you’ll soon be able to capture amazing likenesses in your own pencil drawings. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

My Take on the Book
If you love to draw and want to get better at drawing people, this is a book that you will love to read and work through. The book explains things well and really allows you to better hone your craft. As someone that enjoys drawing but who has struggled with drawing people I felt that this book really does a great job at helping all levels to better work with your craft to get even better!

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