Struggling [to be] a[n] artist











{17 February 2010}   More Job things

as a type of continuation of the last post.  been reading  this. It’s a really good article (for the lack of a better description) He describes the process of doing concept art and some different aspects of it.

List of books found in the article: (lifted pretty much straight from it) I’ve * the ones that I’ve personally gotten.
Anatomy For Artists: A New Approach To Discovering, Learning and Remembering the Body by Anthony Apesos
Drawing People : How To Portray the Clothed Figure by Barbara Bradley
The Art of Figure Drawing by Clem Robins
Drawing The Head & Figure by Jack Hamm
***Dynamic Anatomy by Burne Hogarth
Dynamic Figure Drawing by Burne Hogarth
Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing, Techniques and Tips by Henry Yan

-4 books focusing almost purely on gesture drawing :
Drawn To Life Vol. 1 by Walt Stanchfield
Drawn To Life Vol. 2 by Walt Stanchfield
Force: Dynamic Life Drawing For Animators by Michael D. Mattesi
Force: Character Design From Life Drawing by Michael D. Mattesi

-books on composition
Mastering Composition by Ian Roberts
Drawing Scenery: Landscapes and Seascapes by Jack Hamm

LOOMIS, LOOMIS, LOOMIS

books on cartooning
Action Cartooning by Ben Caldwell
Fantasy Cartooning by Ben Caldwell
How To Draw Stupid by Kyle Baker
Cartooning The Head & Figure by Jack Hamm

Books he’s pitched.
Relational Aesthetics by Nicolas Bourriaud — design theory
Hertzian Tales by Anthony Dunne — userbility versus enjoyability



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