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Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing

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Written by Andrew LoomisAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Andrew Loomis

  • Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
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  • Publisher: Titan Books
  • On Sale: May 31, 2011
  • Price: $39.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-85768-098-3 (0-85768-098-6)
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The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered among artists - including 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, and Figure Drawing is the first in Titan’s program of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.

“Andrew Loomis’ books were a formative influence on my life and art. My mother is an illustrator herself who worked in the era of Loomis’ heyday, and she passed his art instruction books on to me. Andrew Loomis’ instruction of how to draw the human figure was one of the first teachings that I would study, inspiring me to try and make my own artwork more realistic. My entire approach to drawing and painting superheroes owes its genesis to Loomis’ work.” - Alex Ross