Drawing the Head and Figure

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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399507914
Release Date: 1983-01
Genre: Art

A how-to handbook that makes drawing easy. Offers simplified techniques and scores of brand-new hints and helps. Step by step procedures. Hundreds of illustrations.

The Drawing Handbook

Author: Frank J. Lohan
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486301754
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Art

Designed for beginning and amateur artists, this guide to the essentials of drawing features comprehensive, easy-to-follow lessons and more than 500 detailed illustrations. Frank Lohan, a renowned artist and popular instructor, conducts readers through each step of the creative process, from grasping the concepts of perspective and proportion to producing lifelike drawings of a variety of subjects—landscapes, architecture, animals, flowers, and faces. Step-by-step exercises focus on attaining the fundamentals of composition, visualizing the geometry of the subject, working with perspective, and mastering drawing techniques for both pencil and pen and ink. Each exercise includes gridded outline compositions to help students develop their drawing abilities. Suggestions for the selection and use of tools will assist in achieving professional-quality results.

Anatomy and Figure Drawing Handbook

Author: Viv Foster
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
ISBN: 1592231772
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Art

A solid understanding of the structure and natural movement of the human body is vital to the creation of rich figure drawing. The Anatomy and Figure Drawing Handbook offers a complete course in anatomy and the ways in which the human body moves in and occupies space. This handbook, complete with 500 helpful illustrations and photographs, will improve figure-drawing skills with informative lessons on drawing nude and clothed figures, portraits, and caricatures.

A Handbook of Costume Drawing

Author: Georgia Baker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136083341
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Performing Arts

Perfect for students of costume design and history, A Handbook of Costume Drawing illustrates and describes the dominant male and female costume silhouettes for major historical periods ranging from Egyptian dynasties through the 1960s. Important details, including head and footwear, hair styles, fashion accessories, shoulders, waist, hem, and neckline are provided to maximize the historical accuracy of each design and to help you fully recreate the look and feel of each period.

Figures and Faces

Author: Hugh Laidman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486141817
Release Date: 2012-06-14
Genre: Art

Veteran artist, illustrator, and teacher shows how simple and rewarding it can be to draw two of the most challenging of artistic subjects. 160 pages of figures; 25 halftones; 4 charts.

Handbook of Personality Assessment

Author: Irving B. Weiner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119258889
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre: Psychology

The essential resource for personality assessment, updated and expanded The Handbook of Personality Assessment provides comprehensive guidance on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the most widely-used instruments. Written by two of the field's foremost authorities, this well-balanced guide blends theory and application to provide a foundational reference for both graduate students and professionals. Updated to reflect the most current advances, this second edition includes new chapters on the Minnesota Personality Inventory-Restructured Form and the Rorschach Performance Assessment System, along with in-depth coverage of the MMPI-2, MMPI-2-A, MCMI-IV, PAI, NEO-PI-R, Rorschach Comprehensive System, TAT, and Figure Drawing and Sentence Completion Methods. Each instrument is discussed in terms of its history, administration, scoring, validity, assessment, interpretation, applications, and psychometric foundations, and other chapters address ethical considerations and provide general guidelines in the assessment process. Personality assessments guide recommendations in a broad range of clinical, health care, forensic, educational, and organizational settings. This book delves deeply into the nature and appropriate use of the major assessment instruments, with authoritative insight and practical guidance. Review the latest concepts, research, and practices Administer, score, and interpret the most widely-used instruments Understand the psychometric foundations of personality assessment Access downloadable sample reports that illustrate software interpretation An individual's nature and disposition can be assessed in several ways. This book focuses on standardized psychological tests that assess personality characteristics and indicate how a person is likely to think, feel, and act. The results can only be as accurate as the process, from assessment selection and administration, to scoring, interpretation, and beyond. The Handbook of Personality Assessment is an invaluable resource for every stage of the process, with a practical focus and advice from two leading experts.

The Handbook of Visual Analysis

Author: Theo Van Leeuwen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761964773
Release Date: 2001-03-29
Genre: Social Science

The Handbook of Visual Analysis is a rich methodological resource for students, academics, researchers and professionals interested in investigating the visual representation of socially significant issues. The Handbook: Offers a wide-range of methods for visual analysis: content analysis, historical analysis, structuralist analysis, iconography, psychoanalysis, social semiotic analysis, film analysis and ethnomethodology Shows how each method can be applied for the purposes of specific research projects Exemplifies each approach through detailed analyses of a variety of data, including, newspaper images, family photos, drawings, art works and cartoons Includes examples from the authors' own research and professional practice The Handbook of Visual Analysis, which demonstrates the importance of visual data within the social sciences offers an essential guide to those working in a range of disciplines including: media and communication studies, sociology, anthropology, education, psychoanalysis, and health studies.

The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

Author: Elaine R. S. Hodges
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471360112
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Architecture

The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition Sponsored by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and written by top illustrators, scientists, and industry experts, The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition is an indispensable reference guide for anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration. Offering broad coverage and more than 620 outstanding illustrations, this new edition offers up-to-date coverage on all aspects of this specialized field, from illustrating molecules and 3D modeling to important material and advice on copyright and contractual concerns, as well as establishing a freelance business. With step-by-step instructions, in-depth coverage of illustrative techniques and related tools, and helpful advice on the day-to-day business of scientific illustrating, it is easy to see why scientific illustrators refer to this book as their "bible."

Working Drawings Handbook

Author: Keith Styles
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483141060
Release Date: 2014-05-16
Genre: Architecture

Working Drawings Handbook focuses on the principles, styles, methodologies, and approaches involved in drawings. The book first takes a look at the structure of information, types of drawing, and draftsmanship. Discussions focus on dimensioning, drawing conventions, techniques, materials, drawing reproduction, location drawing, component and sub-component drawings, assembly drawing, schedule, pictorial views, and structure of working drawings. The manuscript then ponders on working drawing management and other methods. Topics include planning the set, drawing register, drawing office programming, and introducing new methods. Building elements and external features, conventions for doors and windows, symbols indicating materials, electrical, telecommunications, and fire symbols, and non-active lines and symbols are also discussed. The book is a fine reference for draftsmen and researchers interested in studying the elements of drawing.

Handbook of Child Psychology Cognition Perception and Language

Author: William Damon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470050545
Release Date: 2006-05-11
Genre: Psychology

Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 2: Cognition, Perception, and Language, edited by Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University, and Robert S. Siegler, Carnegie Mellon University, covers mechanisms of cognitive and perceptual development in language acquisition. It includes new chapters devoted to neural bases of cognition, motor development, grammar and langauge rules, information processing, and problem solving skills.