Author(s): Giovanni Civardi
Brimming with practical advice and packed with everything from simple exercises and studies to landscapes, buildings and portraits, this excellent series is ideal for all those wanting to learn how to draw - or for those wanting to improve their skills. Giovanni Civardi discusses composition, perspective, light and shade, detail, texture, building up an image and capturing a likeness, drawing trees, mountains, skies, water and much more. You will find plenty of encouragement and guidance in these enjoyable books, with many helpful tips, a selection of step-by-step demonstrations and a wealth of information. A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw portraits of children and adults - and how to capture a likeness. The artist covers all the important techniques including anatomy, proportions of the face, creating realistic features, using tone, formal and informal portraits, and more.
Giovanni Civardi is an Italian artist and teacher who for years has combined studies at the Faculty of Medicine. Milan, with the practice and teaching of sculpture.