How to Draw People

Tom Richardson
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With 80 Plates Originally Published between 1828 and 1855 In the nineteenth century students who did not have access to plaster casts and teachers who wished for a course of instruction turned to copy books for drawing lessons. They were popular and many authors produced versions either for use in schools or for learning at home. This book combines examples from seven different books. The selections focus on those sections of the books devoted to drawing the human figure. The books include: Buchanan's Initiatory Drawing Lessons The Illustrated Drawing Book The Young Artists Assistant in the Art of Drawing A Guide to Figure Drawing Oxford Drawing Book Drawing Lessons for Family and School Systematische Zeichen Schule"
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Tom Richardson is a painter and Scenic Artist (an artist who paints for the stage and for the movies). Richardson's books are carefully prepared for the clearest possible reproduction and in some cases translated for the English speaking reader. Richardson also provides historical context and background information, so today's reader can get all the enjoyment possible out of them.

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Tom Richardson
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Jul 31, 2010
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