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Author Blocksidge, Jeffrey, 1981-

Title Drawing and painting people : the essential guide / edited by Jeffrey Blocksidge and Mary Burzlaff.

Publication Info. Cincinnati, OH : North Light Books, 2007.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Oregon PL Adult Non-Fiction - ORLY-14  743.4 DRA    AVAILABLE
Description 192 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. Basic drawing materials & techniques -- Basic materials -- Handling your tools -- Lines -- Mass conceptions -- Value -- Demonstration : it's all about shape -- Conceived light & shade -- Cast shadows -- Tonal detail -- Lines redefined -- Configuration of shade lines -- Clean & gradated tones & diffused edges -- Learning from the masters -- Understanding shading tools -- Mini-demonstration : shading technique -- Negative space -- 2. Basic color theory & techniques -- Color -- Graying down -- Temperature -- Color harmony for the portrait painter -- Lighting your subject -- Colored pencil -- Colored pencil materials, the basics -- Vertical line, smooth stroke -- Pressure bar -- Feather vs. definite stroke -- Vertical lines, quick -- Overlap & straddled strokes -- Scribble stroke -- Dense vs. airy -- Demonstration : patent leather shoes -- Watercolor -- Watercolor, gather your supplies -- Basic watercolor techniques -- Preparing & mixing colors -- Premix your palettes -- Keep color mixes & their uses on file -- Tips & techniques -- Demonstration : quick sketch with color -- Acrylic & oil -- Acrylic & oil, supplies -- Longer studies -- The limited palette -- High-key color schemes -- Low-key color schemes -- Demonstration : using a three-value thumbnail sketch -- Control strokes -- 3. Exploring heads & faces -- Simplify & relate -- Mini-demonstration : draw a correctly proportioned eye -- Head proportions -- Eliminating lines -- Eyelid creases -- Examples of completed eyes -- Know your nose -- Nostril shapes -- Mini-demonstration : shade the nose without lines -- Shading & linking the nose -- Parts of the mouth -- Dealing with teeth -- Head shapes -- Drawing the profile -- Drawing a three-quarter view -- Demonstration : charcoal & white Conté on toned paper -- Demonstration : three-quarter view -- Demonstration : creating different types of hair -- Painting skin & hair -- Painting different skin color groups -- White -- Asian & Pacific Islander -- Black -- Hispanic -- Demonstration : warm skin tones -- Color mixtures for fair & dark skin tones -- Mini-demonstration : black hair -- Mini-demonstration : blond hair -- Other hair colors -- 4. Exploring figures -- Creating a dynamic figure -- The figure as an interesting shape -- Cropping the figure -- Y-lines -- Gesturing in -- Roughing in -- Blocking in -- Mapping in -- Rendering & contouring -- Demonstration : draw from life with colored pencil -- Demonstration : black & white Conté on toned paper -- Demonstration : render with a brush & sumi ink -- 5. Exploring composition -- Make use of photographs -- Compositional considerations -- Placing the head & upper body -- Cropping a portrait -- Compositional elements -- Create an eyepath -- Edges -- Placing the figure -- Demonstration : develop an edge plan to make your point -- Demonstration : rescuing a poor photographic reference -- Sketching & painting organic forms -- Demonstration : the thought process -- Demonstration : the figure in an environment.
Subject Figure drawing -- Technique.
Figure painting -- Technique.
Added Author Bostic, Mary Burzlaff, 1982-
North Light Books (Firm)
ISBN 9781581809817 paperback alkaline paper
1581809816 paperback alkaline paper

 
    
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