Introduction Chapter 1: The Language of Art Chapter 2: Getting Started Chapter 3: Armatures Chapter 4: The Realistic Figure Chapter 5: The Abstracted Figure Chapter 6: The Expressive Figure Chapter 7: Finishing Suppliers Acknowledgements Bibliography Index
A comprehensive guide for sculptors and artists on how to capture the human figure in their work, covering a whole spectrum of styles, from realistic to abstract, and using a range of materials.
Tanya Russell is the founder and principal of the Art Academy, an independent art school in London, and a professional sculptor with over 25 years' experience of creating public and private commissions. She is also an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (RBS).
Beautifully presented in a fairly simple format with clear and simple language. There are plenty of both colour and black and white images which are quite inspirational is themselves...This book is helpful in its focus on some universal artistic principles and approaches to sculpting the human figure. -- Mary Cousins * South Wales Potters Newsletter *