One of the most renowned faculty members of the Art Students League of New York, the legendary George Bridgman taught in classrooms and studios for 50 years. Lucky students are still learning from Bridgman today, thanks to his popular art instruction books, which focus on the intricacies of the human... read more
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One of the most renowned faculty members of the Art Students League of New York, the legendary George Bridgman taught in classrooms and studios for 50 years. Lucky students are still learning from Bridgman today, thanks to his popular art instruction books, which focus on the intricacies of the human figure. This collection features three of his finest guides: Bridgman’s Life Drawing:More than 500 drawings show how to capture the balance, rhythm, and motion essential to lifelike figures; The Book of a Hundred Hands: 100 illustrations depict the hand's properties, both common and unique to the individual; Heads, Features and Faces:A helpful approach to one of the most difficult areas to render correctly, with nearly 200 drawings, plus examples from the work of Vermeer, Hals, Rembrandt, and other artists.
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