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.
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-...
Figure Drawing Methods for Artists demonstrates how figure in a particular posture can be assembled with a few key characteristic strokes.
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...
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
Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration and animation industries.
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.
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.
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.
Though he died aged 36, Toulouse-Lautrec's influence was immense, immortalizing the nightlife of the Belle Epoque and putting the Paris neighborhood of Montmartre on the global map of hedonist-creative hotspots. Walk through his world of singers, dancers, musicians, and prostitutes and discover an artist of great humanity, figurative skill, and...
A new title in the Collins 30-minute Series for the beginner painter, in a handy and attractive sketchbook format.
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 story of the victorian model rumoured to be one of the subjects of Leighton's Flaming June, and the story of the painting itself.
"A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--
Creating Professional Characters explores how top professional character designers develop engaging characters from the basic concepts outlined in production briefs.
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 best of The New Erotic Photography and The New Erotic Photography 2 combine in this perfectly-formed collection of the world's most intriguing erotic photography talents. Over 350 fresh and provocative images showcase over 60 photographers as well as several outstanding models including self-portraitist Jody Frost and cover artist April-lea...
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.
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.
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...
Intimate portraits from one of the most innovative figurative artists of the twentieth century and the master of painted flesh.
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...
This copiously illustrated book, by the ever-provocative Desmond Morris, is a pioneering and lively exploration of the importance of body language in how we understand art.
Nobuyoshi Araki himself distills decades' worth of images down to 568 pages in this ultimate retrospective of his career. First published as a limited edition and now available as a TASCHEN standard edition with updated appendix, this intimate collection delves into Araki's work to showcase his best-known subjects: sensual, colorful flowers,...
Character Design Quarterly is a creative, bright, and engaging magazine for artists, animators, illustrators and character designers of all levels.
A fascinating look at how Elizabethan England was transformed by its interactions with cultures from around the world
An anthology of the smart, literate gay magazine that also manages to be very fun and very dirty. In this meaty package, BUTT editors Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom select the best images and interviews from more than a decade in print, including sexy pictures and candid interviews with such spectacular men as Gore Vidal, Francois Sagat,...
A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present
Unveil the extraordinary architecture of the human anatomy through centuries of artistic wisdom.
The first in-depth investigation of Gauguin's portraits, revealing how the artist expanded the possibilities of the genre in new and exciting ways
Fetish artist Eric Stanton had a most particular and personal preference: strong, buxom, and leggy women dominating tied-up, handcuffed, and awestruck men. A titillating range of 20 comic strip fantasies, these timeless pictures offer an introduction to his universe of bondage, big breasts, and exquisite suffering.
A step-by-step guide to faces including drawing, creating skintones, shading, highlighting, and more to create mixed media portraits.
Portrait Revolution showcases 450 portraits by 200 artists, in a wide variety of media from oil painting to iPad art, watercolour to ballpoint, linocut to mosaic.
Released to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death.
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.