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


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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