Top 5 books to help improve your art

 

So you want to improve as an artist or learn how to draw, are on a budget or overwhelmed by the choices of books available out there,
                                                                      As an artist myself improving comes down to one fundamental thing patience and practice, the old cliches you reap what you sow, plant the seeds and don’t expect to wake up to a great oak tree or something like that I digress, all I am trying to say is dedication will be one of the optimum fuels need to keep the dream train going in your personal pursuit of happiness for something you have a passion in.

However with the wealth of information out there surely there is something out there to speed up the process of you levelling up and
I would recommend suggestions from book below these offerings will teach you methods to break down and simplify a method to the creative madness going on inside your mind that won’t come out quite the right way you visioned it on paper, just remember whatever level you consider yourself you are not the only one who goes through this so its best to train your mind to change your mind set and enjoy the process.

The microwave generation of today are gifted with access to online courses, online videos i would say watch them but also read from the these books and build a foundation in your don’t worry to much about style too much it will come naturally, draw what you love but also draw a variety things the knowledge you will soak subconsciously will provide invaluable in the future especially if you want to pursue a career in the medium

“Every artist was first an amateur”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1.DRAWING THE HEAD & HANDS

BY ANDREW LOOMIS

2.FREEHAND FIGURE DRAWING FOR ILLUSTRATORS

BY DAVID H. ROSS

There are so many figure drawing books out there, some can come over too technical, overwhelming whilst overs can hold your hand a little too much this book has a genuine balance of keeping methods simple, explained very well kept potent and straight to the points without to much elaboration. It teaches how use mannequins template as a method to start without always needing to rely on reference

3.FREEHAND FIGURE DRAWING FOR ILLUSTRATORS

BY ANDREW LOOMIS

Perspective can seem like a daunting task to master

4. LIGHT FOR VISUAL ARTISTS

BY ANDREW LOOMIS

5.The Artist’s Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self

BY ANDREW LOOMIS

 

 

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