Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

ISBN-10: 0823003590
ISBN-13: 9780823003594
Edition: 2004
Authors: William Maughan
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: The Drawing Method and Materials
Chiaroscuro
Sfumato
The Materials
Substitute Materials
Working with the Pencil
Drawing Shadow Shapes
Sharpening the Pencil
Principles of Chiaroscuro
Line Versus Value
"Lost-and-Found" Line
Value and Form
Paper + Two Pencils = A Full-Value Range
The Shadow Shapes and Their Edges
Form-Shadows
Cast-Shadows
The Shadow Edges
The Form in Light
Analyzing Form
Negative Shapes
Principles of Drawing the Head
Two Masses of Light and Shadow
Lighting the Head
Artificial and Natural Light
Light Advances; Dark Recedes
Single Focal Point
Perspective and the Three-Quarter View
Perspective
Planes of the Head
Foreshortening
Value Pattern
Addressing the Background
The Drawing Process, Step-By-Step
Sculpting the Head
Gesture
The Tilt
Proportions
Placing the Features
The Anatomy of the Eyes
The Orbicular Cavity
The Natural Slants of the Eye
The Eyelids, Pupil, and Iris
Positions of the Eyes
Drawing the Eyes
Highlights on the Eyes
Using the Paper Value
Examples of Eyes
Nose and Mouth
The Structure of the Nose and Mouth
Examples of the Nose and Mouth
Ears
Placement of the Ear
Hair
Troubleshooting Example
Putting it all Together
The Five Essential Drawing Steps
Review
The Demonstrations
Going Forward
Practice Ideas
Self-Critique
Taking Your Skills to the Next Level
Drawing from Multiple Sources
Combining References
A Demonstration
Examples of Composite Drawings
Working with Color
From Drawing to Painting
The Color "Wheel"
Complementary Colors
Color Intensity
Mixing from the Tertiary Colors
Color Temperature
Color Relationships
Warm Advances; Cool Recedes
Family of Colors
Expressive Color
Pastel Painting
The Materials
Caring for Your Pastel
Applying the Charcoal Pencil
Applying the Tone
Applying the Pastel
Painting the Background
Pastel Demonstration
Pastel Demonstration Two
Index

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