Drawing: People with William F. Powell: Learn to paint step by step (How to Draw & Paint) (Paperback)

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Artist William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to re-create an intriguing array of people in pencil.

Powell explores basic drawing techniques as well as art concepts that apply to drawing people, including proportion, perspective, and composition. He also explains how to render facial features, heads from various angles, and the figure in action, step by step. With this helpful guide, you'll even discover specific tips and tricks for drawing individual body parts, such as eyes, ears, noses, lips, hands, and feet.

This comprehensive how-to-draw book is a valuable addition to any artist's drawing library!

About the Author


William F. Powell was an internationally recognized artist and one of America’s foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student’s Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. He was professionally involved in fine art, commercial art, and technical illustrations for more than 45 years. His experience as an art instructor included oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel—with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. He also authored a number of art instruction books, including several popular Walter Foster titles. As a renowned master of color, Bill conducted numerous “Color Mixing and Theory” workshops in various cities throughout the U.S. His expertise in color theory also led him to author and illustrate several articles and an educational series of 11 articles entitled “Color in Perspective” for a national art magazine. Additionally, he performed as an art consultant for national space programs and for several artist’s paint manufacturers. Bill’s work also included the creation of background sets for films, model making, animated cartoons, and animated films for computer mockup programs. He produced instructional painting, color mixing, and drawing art videos.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781560101567
ISBN-10: 1560101563
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: How to Draw & Paint