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    • ISBN:9781781572085
    • Publication date:27 Oct 2014
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Draw People in 15 Minutes

Amaze your friends with your drawing skills

By Jake Spicer

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  • £9.99

Learn you all the skills you need to sketch a convincing figure in just 15 minutes.

Anyone can draw, and anybody who can already draw can always learn to draw better. In this book, best-selling author and art tutor Jake Spicer gives you all the skills you need to sketch the human figure in just 15 minutes.

Good drawings aren't always the ones that you've spent a lot of time over; some of the best pieces are swift, energetic studies that capture the feel of the subject in a few well-placed lines. This book contains a series of exercises that develop the core skills for drawing people, all of which can be completed in a quarter of an hour.

· Master the basic figure.
· Build confidence in mark making.
· Understand anatomy.
· Play with proportion and foreshortening.
· Capture details such as hair, hands and feet.

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  • ISBN: 9781781576250
  • Publication date: 09 Aug 2018
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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