Art Journey Portraits and Figures: The Best of Contemporary Drawing in Graphite, Pastel and Colored Pencil

Art Journey Portraits and Figures: The Best of Contemporary Drawing in Graphite, Pastel and Colored Pencil


fact. attractiveness. adventure. Emotion.

The artists integrated in Art trip: images and Figures say they've got came upon all of this stuff and extra via their paintings. occasionally it's within the eyes. or even it's the trace of an expression that turns out to beckon one nearer, begging to percentage a mystery. perhaps it's the lean of a chin. Or the posture or stance of one's topic. yet in a good carried out portrait or determine? whatever designated, whatever certain that's always revealed--oftentimes approximately either the topic and the artist.

Covering a tantalizing variety of kinds, the works inside of illustrate the numerous methods today's top artists choreograph form, price, line texture and colour into compositions that create drama, inform a narrative and pull the viewer in. that includes strange views, attractive contrasts and different dynamic layout parts, Art trip: pictures and Figures provides clean concept for artists of each ability point and medium.

• artwork and thought from 109 modern artists operating in charcoal, pencil, pastel, coloured pencil, scratchboard, pen and ink, and more
• 107 masterful works--the most sensible in portraiture and determine work--demonstrating an excellent range of styles
• professional advice and suggestion and insights into the tales at the back of art

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