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Daniela Brambilla
Portraying Children: Expressio ns, Proportions, Drawing and P
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ISBN: 9788417656584
Author : Daniela Brambilla
Published: 2022
Publisher: Hoaki Books S.L.
Number of pages: 208
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Description
A book devoted specifically to portraying children while acquiring a good command of a wealth of painting and illustration techniques and styles. Portraying people is undoubtedly one of the most difficult aspects of drawing. Expressions, movements, emotions and gazes add a series of challenges not present when drawing still lifes or landscapes. In addition, the scant number of books specifically about drawing children leave many of the particularities related to the portrayal of childhood unresolved. This book, now in paperback, fills this void. Using live models, either posing or simply naturally, photographs, videos, drawings of faces, it contains a step-by-step, detailed explanation on how to draw children. Through an introduction to proportions, and by training in observing the changes children experience over the years, the reader learns how to capture both children's physical and psychological transformations. Portraying Children is intended for illustrators and those who love to draw, and anyone else who wants to capture the memorable and fleeting moments associated with childhood. AUTHOR: Daniela Brambilla studied Architecture and Art Criticism and from 1986 has coordinated the department of Illustration and Animation at the reputed Instituto Europeo di Design of Milan, where she teaches Human Figure Design and Pictorial Techniques. She is the author of Human Figure Drawing: Drawing Gestures, Postures and Movement, published by Promopress. SELLING POINTS: . Now in paperback, this book is devoted specifically to portraying children and acquiring a good command of a wealth of painting and illustration techniques and styles . Designed for budding artists, students, and illustrators . No other recent publications are devoted specifically to how to draw children 350 colour illustrations

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