An indispensable and easy-to-follow companion for the intermediate art student, this concise guide focuses on how to capture the natural representation of the human hand in all its forms and motions. Over 100 clear and expertly rendered drawings help artists discover: • The subtle but cru... read more
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An indispensable and easy-to-follow companion for the intermediate art student, this concise guide focuses on how to capture the natural representation of the human hand in all its forms and motions. Over 100 clear and expertly rendered drawings help artists discover: • The subtle but crucial differences between hands of young and old, male and female • How to accurately draw hands engaged in a variety of activities • Skeletal and muscular depictions, which help reveal how to naturally draw the workings of the magnificent human hand Educated in England at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, the works of Carl Cheek were widely exhibited in Europe throughout the 1950s. His artwork is included in numerous private and public collections, including Britain's important and often-visited Government Art Collection.
Reprint of the Pitman Publishing Company, New York, 1959 edition.
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