The Artist's Complete Guide to Facial Expression

The Artist's Complete Guide to Facial Expression

Book - 1990
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"Artists love this book, the definitive guide to capturing facial expressions. In a carefully organized, easy-to-use format, author Gary Faigin shows readers the expressions created by individual facial muscles, then draws them together in a section devoted to the six basic human emotions- sadness, anger, joy, fear, disgust, and surprise. Each emotion is shown in steadily increasing intensity, and Faigin's detailed renderings are supplemented by clear explanatory text, additional sketches, and finished work. An appendix includes yawning, wincing, and other physical reactions. Want to create portraits that capture the real person?"
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c1990.
ISBN: 9780823004324
Branch Call Number: 704. 942 FAI
Characteristics: 287 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Facial expression.


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Apr 07, 2010

Excellent teacher and reference for drawing realistic faces and portraits. Fascinating diagrams explaining how bone and tissue structure under the skin influence facial expression and how to reproduce it on paper.

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