Anyone can draw, and anybody who can already draw can always learn to draw better. In this book, best-selling author and art tutor Jake Spicer gives you all the skills you need to sketch the human figure in just 15 minutes. Good drawings aren't always the ones that you've spent a lot of time over; some of the best pieces are swift, energetic studies that capture the feel of the subject in a few well-placed lines.
This book contains a series of exercises that develop the core skills for drawing people, all of which can be completed in a quarter of an hour.
Master the basic figure.
Build confidence in mark making.
Play with proportion and foreshortening.
Capture details such as hair, hands and feet.
About the Author
Jake Spicer is an artist, author and teacher based between Brighton, UK and Arthog, North Wales. He is head tutor of the independent art school organisation 'Draw' and is co-director of the Drawing Circus. Jake's teaching focuses on making drawing accessible to everybody, on the understanding that everybody with the will to draw has the capacity to learn to draw and anybody that can draw can always learn to draw better. Jake writes instructional drawing books for Ilex Press which aim to help people engage more with drawing, whatever their level of ability.
Jake also holds monthly drawing workshops at our Cass Art Islington store.
Check our events page for more information on upcoming workshops.
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