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Figure Drawing: For All It's Worth

by Andrew Loomis

  • Hardcover
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ISBN: 9780857680983
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The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered among artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered, and "Figure Drawing" is the first in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.
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  • Hardcover
    $54.60
ISBN: 9780857680983
ANNOTATION:
The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered among artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered, and "Figure Drawing" is the first in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.

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The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered among artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered, and "Figure Drawing" is the first in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.

Publisher Description

For nearly 70 years Figure Drawing For All It's Worth has provided a seminal course covering all the techniques needed to master drawing the figure. Hailed by the American Academy of Art as "one of the most brilliant contributions that figure drawing has ever received" Loomis's book is packed with beautiful examples to help you master anatomy and capture the human form at any age, in movement and at rest.

Author Biography

Andrew Loomis was born in 1892. After studying art, he moved to Chicago, eventually opening his own studio, working in editorial and advertising for most of the top clients of the time including Kellogg's, Coca Cola, Lucky Strike, and more. He also became renowned as an art teacher and his instructional books on illustration and art are acclaimed classics in the field. He died in 1959.

Review

"My entire approach to drawing and painting superheroes owes its genesis to Loomis' work." (Alex Ross)"

Long Description

The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and his clean, realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered, and "Figure Drawing" is the first in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.

Product Details

Author
Andrew Loomis
Short Title
FIGURE DRAWING
Publisher
Titan Books (UK)
Language
English
ISBN-10
0857680986
ISBN-13
9780857680983
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Year
2011
Publication Date
2011-05-27
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages
204
Edition
Facsimile edition
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

28 Jul, 2017
Have skimmed through and can see this will aid life drawing.
Looking forward to using this
By Maggie