The Classic Guide to Still Life and Figure Drawing: Retro Restored Edition


Release date: March 9, 2021
Author: Edmund Koller
Length: 420 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592181216 MSRP: $24.95
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1592181889 MSRP: $39.95
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Proven, classic techniques for artists of all skill levels looking to learn still life and figure drawing.

Improve your drawing skills by using tried-and-true methods and studio examples from the pre-digital era in Edmund Koller’s 1926 classic, Still Life and Figure Drawing. This Retro Restored Edition includes:

– More than 270 illustrations
– Six sections including model drawing, light and shade, and figures in repose
– Enlarged 8 ½” x 11” pages
– The author’s original page layout
– Classic type font
– Bold retro-style cover design
– Classic, old school techniques that work today

Put down the digital tablet and improve your drawings with proven lessons using pencil and charcoal the way the masters did back in the day. This heavily illustrated book guides beginners, intermediates, and advanced artists alike on a journey through the exciting world of still life and figure drawing with hundreds of illustrations, examples, and useful lessons.

Learn to draw geometric shapes, objects, faces, men, and women. Includes examples of drawing from photographs and studio sessions. Learn useful tips to improve your illustrations with accurate proportions, facial structure, expressions, hands, feet, arms, and legs.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 – Line Drawing
Chapter 2 – Model Drawing
Chapter 3 – Light and Shade
Chapter 4 – The Human Figure
Chapter 5 – The Figure in Repose
Chapter 6 – The Figure in Action

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.

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