An updated version of the classic life drawing book from artist and teacher George Bridgman who taught anatomy to a generation of Golden Age artists, including Norman Rockwell. An essential resource for every artist, of every kind: illustrators, fine artists, digital, and offer a solid background for modern styles including manga and anime.
Graphic design is as important today, as it was before the computer, the ipad and the internet. Understanding colour, spatial relationships, how to work with images and fonts are critical to any form of successful design: a poster, a newsletter, a book cover, an advert, a website. Perfect for those exploring design, at any level, and in every form.
This brilliant new book shows you how to train your hand and eye, with a series of features that guide the beginner and intermediate artist. Packed with step by step guides from a range of exciting modern artists the book focuses on the basic drawing skills. Perfect for web comic, anime, manga and any traditional field.
Getting to grips with the fonts and typefaces is an essential path to successful design, whether your work is online, in print or just for fun. This fantastic new book runs through the classes of type, with examples of individual fonts, extensive case studies, and shows you how to create the best designs, every time. Traditional and digital use.
This brilliant new book shows you how to explore your interest in fantasy and dragons, with a series of features for the beginner and intermediate artist. Packed with step by step guides from a range of modern artists the book focuses on drawing skills and shows you how to achieve spectacular results. Perfect for digital and traditional art.
Manga styles have swept the internet, with comics, videos and imports flooding across Europe and America, inspiring a new generation of artists. Simple, accessible and using a range of artists the book covers How to Study and Copy the Top Artists, Character Design and Personality, Working with Body sizes and Head Counts, Drafting and Story Design.
Painting can be fun, relaxing and rewarding. This wonderful new book, packed with case studies and examples, will show you how to think about your subject, what materials to use, how to layer paint and construct a great piece of art, in watercolours, oils, acrylics or digitally on a computer.