Introduction

Perhaps there is no other subject in art that is more intimate or rewarding than figure drawing. From the earliest cave paintings to stunning artwork by Michelangelo, the human fascination with capturing our likeness in two-dimensional form spans thousands and thousands of years. Today, it remains one of the most popular subjects in art education.

The Complete Book of Poses for Artists offers everything you need to begin or further your journey in drawing people. Featuring artwork and instruction from renowned artists Ken and Stephanie Goldman, this book provides a strong foundation for figure drawing by first discussing anatomy and human proportions in great detail. Tips, exercises, and example drawings are then offered, covering ...

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