Artist Daily Offers a New Free eBook to Learn How to Draw People

40 Expert Tips and Techniques on How to Draw a Person
Sept. 29, 2010 - PRLog -- Loveland, Colo.: Artist Daily has announced a new free eBook about how to draw people. Learning how to draw a person can be an intimidating task, because the human form is so intricate. This free eBook from the experts at Artist Daily offers many tips that can help any artist learn to master the art of drawing a person.

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People no longer have to get discouraged learning how to draw people. There are forty expert tips to explore in this free eBook that can help guide someone in the right direction. Trying to learn how to draw hands or draw a nose, can be difficult without the proper guidance. Artists can follow the tips from the experts at Artist Daily and learn how to properly draw people.

“I always feel like apologizing to my students for breaking the news that drawing the figure in this way is really a lifelong work of devotion. The most important thing is consistent effort. It is also crucial that students learn to pace themselves, to work at a reasonable tempo. They should try not to judge themselves too harshly. Progress comes imperceptibly,” says artist Anthony Ryder.

Part 1: How to Draw People the Classical Way by Michael P. Kinch
Drawing People: Envelope, Gesture and Block-In

Ryder explains that the first step in learning how to draw people is to understand the combination of envelope, gesture and block-in. He teaches how to draw the general proportions of the human body and the elaboration and continuation of the human body curves.  These techniques for learning how to draw a person are explored in great detail in the first portion of this free eBook.

Drawing People: Contour

The second step in Ryder’s figure-drawing method is contour, which is the refined outline of the figure.  His tips on how to properly capture the human form are easily understood in this free eBook.

Drawing People: Inside Drawing

The final stage of how to draw a person is inside drawing, according to Ryder. This is sculpting the form of the body through graduations of tone. Ryder expresses how crucial tone is when drawing a person.

Drawing People: Drawing Light

When learning how to draw people, the art of drawing light should also come into consideration. Light will always be reflecting off of a person in some way.  Ryder gives his expert advice on how to properly capture light when drawing people.

Part 2: Drawing People from a Photograph by Sandra Angelo
Drawing Portraits: the Right Tools for the Job

Using the right tools for a job is essential when wanting the best result. Sandra Angelo gives great expert advice on the best supplies to use for all types of drawings.

Drawing Portraits: Where Do I Begin?

Starting a new project can always be frustrating in the beginning. Where should someone begin to learn how to draw a person? Angelo gives tips on how beginners should start learning how to draw people. She suggests learning by copying Old Master drawings.

Drawing Portraits: How to Get to Carnegie Hall

Sandra Angelo makes this tip very clear and simple. Practice.

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