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Anatomy Lessons From The Great Masters Books.pdf


Compared to Drawing Lesson, this book is much more straightforward. The book is really like an anatomy reference which points you the parts of the body to look for. This pointing and labeling of parts isn't really called analyzing. It lacks the insight that goes into the creative process of these art masters. By comparison Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters really explores the thought process that goes into creating art.




Anatomy Lessons From The Great Masters Books.pdf



There are 100 master drawings analysed by Robert Beverly Hale on the fundamentals such as line, light and planes, mass, position and thrust, and anatomy. These are all figure drawings. Each illustration is printed full on one page with a certain section selected for analyzing on the next. The commentary is simple and concise, providing great insight to what these artists were thinking. Many of these pieces are really sketches but when you realised the thought put behind every stroke and what the artist was trying to show, you'll instantly be enlightened.


This book is perfect for those who want to get stuck in, learn the drawing process and start putting pencil to paper straight away. The author, Juliette Aristides breaks the learning process into lessons of shape, form and proportion, referencing famous drawings by old masters, which will leave you feeling inspired.


Take a classic approach to figure drawing by learning the ways of the old masters. Mau-Kun Yim teaches artists how to create volume and form in drawings by rendering a traditional bust. Then learn how to study your reference and improve your sketching skills by focussing on value and anatomy.


Drawing books are not all created equal. Here is a list of some of my favorite books that have helped me to improve my drawing skills over the years. As drawing books can be a great resource when it comes to learning about perspective, artistic anatomy, composition, proportion and so much else.


Another great book, Beginning Drawing Atelier, is an instructional sketchbook written by the same author as the previous book. What differentiates this book from others, is it offers a contemporary twist on the traditional atelier instruction.


This drawing book, of Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters contains a methodical analysis of 100 master drawings. The author, Robert Beverly Hale, shows how Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rodin and Rembrandt among others. You will gain creative insights into the unsurpassed achievements of the masters.


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