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Figure Drawing For All It's Worth

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One of Andrew Loomis' most popular books. Now out of print along with most others. Yesterday Arjun talked to me about a book in class and today he brought along his copy. It turned out to be a copy of this one. he had made a photocopy from an original that his teacher had and this was quite a few years ago. Arjun followed and tried out the drawings in the book and it has helped him. Today he outdid the rest of us in his life drawing using proportions.



Here is the copy of this and several other Loomis books online. This is an alternative location to the one I mentioned in an earlier post. Free to peruse, download or print to study at leisure. A worthwhile addition to any students book collection. I for one am going to continue studying this book. I stopped after the first few pages as i joined Art College in August.



Update - April 17, 2006 - Ryan Scott of placidchaos has made all 6 pdf's available for download.

Creative Illustration

Drawing the Heads & Hands

Figure Drawing for all it's worth

Fun with Pencil

Successful Drawing

The Eye of the Painter

Way to go Ryan! Click here for one or all six!


Comments

  1. Thanks for linking to my site, but it's actually "placidchaos,"not "animation ninja in training." Thanks for correcting this!

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  2. Thank you so much for making these pdf's available for download. Sorry about the typo. I have now corrected it.

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  3. Hi Ujwala - sorry about you being blocked from referring to my site, it was an automatic setting. I've changed it and we'll see how it works now.

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  4. Thank you very much Ryan :D

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  5. Thanks for the link, these drawings are nice.

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