The Human Form
Techniques for Drawing and Painting the NudeBook - 2011
Offers instruction in drawing and painting the nude and partially-clothed human figure in both wet and dry media.
Independent Publishing Group
In this tutorial, revered art instructor Giovanni Civardi breaks down the study of human form into manageable segments. Maintaining the role of the human form as a key training aid for artists, an introductory section offers basic drawing techniques that establish a foundation of form and pose. Additional chapters then examine the practicalities of color rendering for the skin and mixing paints for realistic hues, ultimately leading to a more refined and detailed finished work. Additional information offers tips for mastering the nude form in various mediums, as well as a lengthy chapter containing male and female life drawings, each accompanied by short commentaries in which the anatomical and morphological points of interest are discussed.