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Art of Drawing: Drawing Portraits : Faces and Figures - Giovanni Civardi

Art of Drawing: Drawing Portraits

Faces and Figures

Paperback Published: 14th March 2002
ISBN: 9781903975091
Number Of Pages: 64

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Brimming with practical advice and packed with everything from simple exercises and studies to landscapes, buildings and portraits, this excellent series is ideal for all those wanting to learn how to draw - or for those wanting to improve their skills. Giovanni Civardi discusses composition, perspective, light and shade, detail, texture, building up an image and capturing a likeness, drawing trees, mountains, skies, water and much more. You will find plenty of encouragement and guidance in these enjoyable books, with many helpful tips, a selection of step-by-step demonstrations and a wealth of information. A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw portraits of children and adults - and how to capture a likeness. The artist covers all the important techniques including anatomy, proportions of the face, creating realistic features, using tone, formal and informal portraits, and more.

Rather disappointing - shows shape, but not expression


I wanted a guide to drawing portraits - for structure, detail, shading and expression. I may have mis-read the description online, but in any case, it doesn't give me the guidance to creating expressions that I had hoped for.



Drawing Portraits


Excellent !

Central West Australia


Excellent book for the beginner artist,


As a beginning drawer of the human form, this book gives all the information I need.



Drawing Portraits

4.3 3


* Over 100 clear drawings showing how best to interpret and capture a likeness * Includes step-by-step demonstrations * Detailed advice on drawing facial features

ISBN: 9781903975091
ISBN-10: 1903975093
Series: Art of Drawing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 14th March 2002
Publisher: Search Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.5 x 21.0  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.32