Drawing the Head and Hands
by Andrew Loomis
Publisher: The Viking Press 1956
Number of pages: 141
The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists - including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
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