Hardcover ISBN: 0714875953
A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history, revised to include captivating contemporary works The challenge of interpreting and recreating their own likenesses has proven irresistible to artists throughout the ages. Originally published more than 80 years ago and last revised in 2000, this wholly new edition for 2018 presents a selection of powerfully evocative works by many of the world's greatest artists - from Dürer and Rembrandt to Marina Abramović, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman - working in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance. Flowing in a chronological sequence, with interspersed artist quotes, it features essays by Julian Bell and Liz Rideal. This is both a useful resource and a thoughtful celebration of a much-loved art form.
Paintings 2014 to 2017
Hardcover ISBN: 3775743529
Anatomy Drawing School
Paperback ISBN: 3848008300
The Anatomy Drawing School—Animal anatomy recognizes the prominent role of the anatomy for the fine arts. The impressively detailed illustrations of the Hungarian master András Szunyoghy have accompanied artists as well as anatomists all over the world for more than a decade. This edition is intended to make Szunyoghy’s work accessible for an even broader public.
Anatomy Drawing School
Human and Animal
Paperback ISBN: 3848010089
For centuries, the study of anatomy has played an important role in the education of artists. An understanding of anatomy constitutes the basis for the precise representation of human and animal forms whether at rest or in motion. With more than twelve hundred detailed illustrations by the Hungarian master artist András Szunyoghy,Anatomy Drawing School offers an in-depth view into the anatomy of human beings and selected mammals. For the student, the volume's remarkably precise depiction of the skeleton and muscles will open the door to the true-to-life reproduction of the various parts of the body and their movements, a critical step on the road to artistic mastery. Professor György Fehér provides clear and precise descriptions to accompany every illustration. Above and beyond these anatomical descriptions, his introductory texts offer a living image of the depicted life forms. This effective combination of artistic and scientific depictions makes Anatomy Drawing Schoolan essential reference work for painters, graphic artists and anyone interested in anatomy. Graphic artist and painter András Szunyoghy is a professor at the Institute for Anatomical Drawing at the Academy of Applied Arts in Budapest His works have been featured in exhibitions in many different countries, spreading his renown far beyond the borders of Hungary. György Fehér was a veterinarian and a lecturer at the Budapest University of Veterinary Medicine.
Anatomy for 3D Artists
The Essential Guide for CG Professionals
Paperback ISBN: 1909414247
Anatomy for 3D Artists is an essential teaching guide for sculpting human anatomy. Non-software specific, it is packed with everything today's 3D artist needs to know to tackle the difficult task of recreating the human form in 3D. Starting with 2D references, and moving on to practical and advanced 3D sculpting—including topology and animation preparation—every stage in the creation of an ideal male and female figure is covered. Featuring established artists such as Chris Legaspi and Mario Anger, there are also several master projects for an informative and in-depth overview of the 3D sculpting process, showing how the ideal human form can be adapted to fit any shape!
Anatomy for Fantasy Artists
An Illustrator's Guide to Creating Action Figures and Fantastical Forms
Paperback ISBN: 1438001983
If you're an art student who plans to focus your career in the direction of fantasy illustration, this brand-new edition of a popular and practical training course offers you valuable instruction from experts in the field. This second edition has been expanded with additional pages that feature many more how-to, step-by-step color illustrations. Anatomy for Fantasy Artists trains you in creating professional quality illustration for comic book art, graphic novels, fantasy posters, sci-fi book covers and illustrations, and computer games. Instruction starts with the basics of human anatomical drawing and musculature, and then follows with a review of the principles of perspective and composition. Subsequent sections instruct on ways to distort, develop, and transform the human figure, giving it features that range from monstrous or magical to super-agile or larger than life. Detailed artist's references and step-by-step instructions show how to build bodies that truly stretch the imagination--mighty alien warriors, kick-boxing cyber-punks, and mega-muscled superheroes, to name just a few. You also learn how to render characters in many different dynamic action poses, such as flying, spinning, punching, and jumping, as well as how to express each character's emotions through facial expressions. Approximately 400 color illustrations.
Anatomy for the Artist
Hardcover ISBN: 078948045x
Specially taken photographs combine with the author's illustrations to provide an accurate depiction of the construction and anatomical structure of the human body, in a stunning guide filled with an abundance of ways for artists' to enhance and improve their techniques.
Life Nudes for Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting
Hardcover ISBN: 0976457369
Artists can easily access the human form outside of the studio with this solid pictorial reference. More than 500 crisp photographs portray a diverse set of models in 100 poses—ranging from the classical to the everyday—and show the positions from a variety of angles, including overhead. Exquisitely detailed photos of particular body parts and precise lighting reveal otherwise hidden areas of the models while providing rich shadowing and tone. The inspiring photographs in this collection are ideal for both students and more advanced artists who are looking for material to supplement a live model class or to hone their skills from the comfort of home.