Mastering Portraiture Advanced Analyses of the Face Sculpted in Clay
In this follow-up book to his first volume Portrait Sculpting: Anatomy & Expressions in Clay, Philippe Faraut expands on modeling the human face in water-based clay featuring more than 100 new sculptures. Designed for the advanced artist, this text utilizes nearly 600 photographs including 64 full-page images to analyze the requirements for capturing a likeness. Emphasis is placed on an in-depth study of facial anatomy critical in developing compelling expressions and bringing life to three-dimensional representations of the face. Additional studies are included to show successful treatments of hair and drapery, as well as the effects of the aging process. Further features include: studies of various sculpting styles; techniques for analyzing planes of individual features; discussions and comparisons of gender differences; methods for avoiding mistakes; examples of different finishing options.
- Hardcover: 230 pages
- Publisher: PCF Studios, Inc.; 1st edition (September 1, 2009)
- ISBN-10: 0975506560
- ISBN-13: 9780975506561
- Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches