Artists have aspired for centuries to master the technique of drawing the human figure. Live models have been studied in intricate detail in order to create lifelike renderings. Today, advances in technology make it possible for artists to use virtual models, eliminating limitations that surround live models. Poser Figure Artist from e frontier offers artists an incredible program that makes it easier than ever to conquer the art of the human form. Figure Drawing with Virtual Models is your guide to getting the most out of Poser Figure Artist. You'll cover the basics of the human anatomy, including skeletal and muscular structure, as you learn how to create and draw your initial figure. Working within Poser Figure Artist, you'll learn how to set and adjust your model's pose, visualize the composition of your sketch, and make subtle changes to the lighting that surrounds your model. You'll also cover the pros and cons of a dynamic model over a virtual model. The accompanying CD-ROM includes a 30-day trial version of Figure Artist as well as a QuickTime movie tutorial and an interview with a practicing artist. Perfecting your figure drawing techniques has never been easier!
About the Author
Les Pardew was born and grew up in Idaho. His home town was a small farming community where he learned the benefits of hard work. His graduating high school class only numbered 33 individuals. From this small beginning Les has grown to become a recognized leader in interactive entertainment.
Les Pardew is a video game and entertainment industry veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. His artwork includes film and video production, magazine and book illustration and more than 100 video game titles. He is the author or co-author of eight books.
Game Art for Teens
Beginning Illustration and Storyboarding
Game Design for Teens
Mastering Digital Art
The Animation Reference Book
Basic Drawing for Games
Game Art for Teens 2nd Edition
Beginning Game Art in 3ds max
Everyone Should Draw
Game Character Animation All In One
Figure Drawing With Virtual Models
Maya 3ds Max Side-by-Side
Les started his career in video games doing animation for Magic Johnson Fast Break Basketball for the Commodore 64, He went on to help create several major games including Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Star Wars, Wrestle Mania, NCAA Basketball, Stanley Cup Hockey, Jack Nicholas Golf , Where in the World/USA is Carman Sandiego, Starcraft Broodwars, Rainbow six and Cyber Tiger Woods Golf to name a few.
Les is an accomplished teacher having taught numerous art and business courses including teaching as an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University¿s Marriott School of Management.
# 192 pages
# Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 1 edition (November 17, 2006)
# Language: English
# ISBN-10: 1598633287
# ISBN-13: 978-1598633283 [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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