How to Draw the Human Figure (Famous Artists School: Step-By-Step Method)

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This book introduces you to an exciting approach to figure drawing. It was especially created by a group of America's most eminent artists who have demonstrated the methods they have used in their distinguished careers.

You, too, will find that figure drawing is one of the areas of art that can bring you much fun and excitement. Not only will you gain rich satisfaction from drawing or painting, but you'll discover that people admire creative talent– and you'll experience the pride of achievement that comes from developing a valuable skill that most others lack.

Also, if you have sufficient desire and dedication, your talent in drawing could even lead you into an exciting and challenging career as a professional artist. But, whether or not you have the ambition to be a professional, you'll find that art will be a wonderfully satisfying pursuit.

In this book you'll find fresh approaches to the following features:


And don't forget– as a buyer of this book you are entitled to receive a FREE ART LESSON from a professional artist/instructor of the Famous Artists School.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Cortina (September 15, 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805015280
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805015287
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 0.3 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces

Customer Reviews

Five Stars

 on June 23, 2016
By Glinbog
Yes a little worn but arrived on time, and was ideal quality.

Good Book for Figure Drawing

6 people found this helpful.
 on March 16, 2007
Lots of good excercises for those new to drawing the human figure.

Better than a college art class!

2 people found this helpful.
 on July 19, 2011
By Amazon Warrior
I’m taking a beginning drawing art class at my college this semester. I have learned a few new things in class but nothing this informative. I still had so many things to learn and I searched everywhere for the answers and I found the answer in this book out of the many in my college’s library. I finally understand how to break down a human form and draw it as accurately as I possibly can. Now I feel comfortable developing my new talent instead of timidly pursuing my class work.

Still in business!

3 people found this helpful.
 on January 6, 2010
By John B. Lankford
This book is a great “how-to” book because it actually teaches. As one reviewer said…some people who write “how to” books can’t teach . FAS has a long history of actually teaching art and this book is just a sample of the material from that school…which is STILL IN BUSINESS ( in this book is a FREE art lesson you can send in and get evaluated by an instructor ). Get all of these in the series and you won’t be disappointed!

Good Stuff

2 people found this helpful.
 on February 6, 2010
By Richard Polillo
I have always been interested in the human figure. Getting the proportions right while exhibiting action is difficult. This workbook is a excellent source to help accomplish this goal. Rikk

How to draw the human figure:Famious Artist School, step-by-step method

12 people found this helpful.
 on February 21, 2008
By virginiia woolf
I found this book to give me all I was looking for, how to draw gesture drawing,anatomical proportions,figure, and it gives you practice pages to draw on and then comparison pages to go back to so you can see your errors and correct them. this is a self teaching book that works

Famous artist’s book is a good one

3 people found this helpful.
 on August 16, 2008
By Bluespace
This is a good book for those beginning figure drawing.I found it less complicated than others out there and the method is sound.There are photos you can draw from if you want to do that and the explanations are very clear.Keep it simple and have fun.

Very usefull book for begginers

29 people found this helpful.
 on November 21, 2000
By Amazon Customer
With easy, steb by step method, this book guide you through fascinating skills of drawing a human figure. It also contains basic anatomy, proportions… This book realy offers more value for your money.

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