Most popular Human figures depicted in art books
The most popular Human figures depicted in art books currently available. Updated weekly.
The Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 calendar features stunning portraits of thirteen incredible women who have helped change the world. Illustrated by female artists from around the globe, the calendar captures the individual spirits of authors, scientists, activists, artists, athletes, and other heroic women-both past and present-who have pushed boundaries to expand options and encourage bigger dreams for girls and women everywhere.
Drawing the Head for Artists teaches time-honored techniques for drawing the human head and portrait in charcoal, graphite, and other classic drawing mediums-from accomplished artist, veteran art instructor, and LucasArts alumnus Oliver Sin.
A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection
No other 17th-century artist played the self-portrait game as extravagantly as the Dutchman Rembrandt. Spanning from his youth until just a year prior to his death, this unprecedented collection gathers the entirety of Rembrandt's self-portraiture in impeccable reproductions. The works are an intimate glimpse into the artist's lifelong self-...
Learn to draw the human figure with a two-step approach used by the biggest animation studios in the business with Figure Drawing for Artists.
Figure Drawing Methods for Artists demonstrates how figure in a particular posture can be assembled with a few key characteristic strokes.
Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration and animation industries.
"A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--
An exercise book that will challenge all levels of artist in their pursuit of a true likeness, letting them hone their own personal style and skills.
A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw portraits of children and adults - and how to capture a likeness.
The complete adventures of Kake, Tom of Finland's dark-haired, mustached leatherman, who travelled the world on his motorcycle to spread the seeds of ecstatically explicit gay sex. See Tom's own personal fantasies lived out in these 26 episodes of mustaches, muscles and liberated libido, now some of the most famous cartoons in the history of...
The Urban Sketching Handbook: Architecture and Cityscapes provides keys to help make the experience of drawing architecture and cityscapes fun and rewarding, using composition, depth, scale, contrast, line and creativity.
A new title in the Collins 30-minute Series for the beginner painter, in a handy and attractive sketchbook format.
The story of the victorian model rumoured to be one of the subjects of Leighton's Flaming June, and the story of the painting itself.
Intimate portraits from one of the most innovative figurative artists of the twentieth century and the master of painted flesh.
Discover the full range of Tom's talent, from sensitive portraits and frank sexual pleasure to tender expressions of love and haunting tributes and young men struck down by AIDS. Essays on Tom's social and personal impact by Camille Paglia, John Waters, Armistead Maupin, Todd Oldham, and others, plus a scholarly analysis of individual drawings...
Paul Cezanne (1839 - 1906) painted almost 200 portraits, including twenty - six of himself and twenty - nine of his wife . This book presents twenty - four `highlights' from a major international exhibition that explores the portraiture of this remarkable artist, whom both Matisse and Picasso called `the father of us all'.
The ultimate exercise book for any original, training the eye, the hand and the mind.
This fresh edition of The Big Book of Pussy reframes not just the subject, but the format of this popular volume in the portable and affordable Bibliotheca Universalis size, meeting the needs of readers like the gentleman who commented on Amazon, "Who wants a two-ton Pussy Book being `exposed' for the mailman?" Complete with more than 400...
The self as a subject is one of the most fascinating and fruitful of artistic enterprises. From the 15th century to today, this collection brings together some of the best examples of self-portraiture to explore the genre's evolution over the centuries as well as the enduring questions of selfhood and self-representation that have besieged...
`Splendid ... a tour de force ... Its lucid prose, evocative illustrations and handsome production make it a joy to read and savour' Times Higher Education
A step-by-step guide to faces including drawing, creating skintones, shading, highlighting, and more to create mixed media portraits.
An inspiring collection of drawings and articles exploring the sketchbooks and artistic practices of 50 talented character artists.
The first in-depth investigation of Gauguin's portraits, revealing how the artist expanded the possibilities of the genre in new and exciting ways
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.
Dian Hanson curates the most startling images from photographer Laurent Benaim and his ongoing investigation of extreme and alternative sexuality. Featuring amateur models in acts of transgressive, uninhibited passion, Benaim's pictures are produced through the vintage gum dichromate print process, lending each image the forbidden feel of a...
A practical guide to drawing the human figure from life. Illustrated step-by-step exercises show intermediate artists how to put fundamental drawing skills into practice.
Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy-to-follow guide, the latest in the bestselling Read This series. Revealing the techniques and ideas behind inspirational works, the book will set readers on the path to making their own great drawings.
The National Portrait Gallery's series of compact, fully illustrated, historical guides to literary and artistic personalities and themes. Written by well-known contemporary writers, they use works from the Gallery's Collection to examine the lives, thoughts and relationships within each selected group.
A comprehensive human anatomy guide for today's 3D artist, offering fundamental, theoretical and practical skills in anatomy and proportion.
Companion to the major new BBC documentary series Civilisations, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' has always been debated, even fought over. At the heart of those debates lies the big question of how people - from prehistory to the present day - have depicted themselves and others, both human and divine. Distinguished historian Mary Beard explores how art has shaped, and been shaped by, the people who created it. How have we looked at these images? Why have they sometimes been so contentious? Product Information: ISBN: 9781781259993 Author: Mary Beard Publisher: Profile Books Format: Hardback Pages: 240 Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 2.5cm
Released to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death.
All the best photos (and some tasty new ones) from the original Big Butt Book, ranging from petite Pam Anderson to robust Serena Williams, plus interviews with Coco Austin, Buffie the Body, Tinto Brass, John (Buttman) Stagliano, and Brazil's Watermelon Woman reconfigured into a chunky, 512-page Bibliotheca Universalis edition.
Exploration of the female pudendum just got a whole lot deeper. Slip on your red and blue anaglyph glasses and enter this intensely dimensional update on Dian Hanson's The Big Book of Pussy. Features 110 photographs, including many unique to this edition.
Discover one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises ever published. The product of more than two decades of dedication, and spanning descriptive, surgical, microscopic, and general anatomy, as well as embryology, The Atlas of Anatomy marks to this day a major achievement in medical history, and a breathtaking...
Featuring the luminescent, evocative art of Italian born, American painter John Singer Sargent, the celebrated late-nineteenth-century portraitist of the wealthy and their privileged world. Renowned for his exquisite naturalism, this beautiful new book also offers his most delightful landscapes, travel scenes and watercolours.
A vivid portrait of Queen Victoria's childhood, offering new insights into one of the most celebrated, but often misunderstood, monarchs in British history, 200 years after her birth
'...if you want just about the best primers for figure drawing around, buy these.' Artbookreview.net Learn to draw the female nude through instruction by a master artist.
A treat for Frida Kahlo aficionados everywhere, this compilation of lost, destroyed, or inacces- sible paintings adds much to our understanding and appreciation of this iconic artist.
Unveil the extraordinary architecture of the human anatomy through centuries of artistic wisdom.
This volume brings together ground-breaking and intenselypersonal memoirs of Degas, by Moore, the first writer in Englishon Impressionism, and Sickert, one of the finest Englishfollowers of Degas.
An unpretentious, non-academic approach to painting and drawingAvoiding 'painting by numbers'Strategies for independent working, building confidence and taking risksExamples from notable artistsThe body as an inspiring muse