Sunday, February 21, 2010

Pencil Drawing for Fun

Pencil Drawing for Fun was a pulp drawing instruction book published in 1952 by Fawcett Books.  The company was started in 1919 by Wilford Hamilton Fawcett (Wikipedia article). The book was edited by Larry Eisinger, who edited a bunch of Fawcett's books.

The book combined drawing lesson from various sources including Andre Loomis' Fun with a Pencil and Figure Drawing for All It's Worth

Pencil Drawing for Fun

How to draw - and have fun with a pencil and pen (Fawcett books;no.396)

 
How to draw heads using the divided ball and plane.

 
How to draw hands using the relationships between the knuckles.

 


 
How to draw the figure, notice how the finished drawing makes the figure more slender and elongated following the convention of the 1950s.

 
How to use perspective when drawing the figure and how to use foreshortening when drawing the figure.

Pencil Drawing for Fun at Abebooks.com.

Books by Andrew Loomis:

Fun WIth a Pencil  Figure Drawing for All It's Worth  Figure Drawing for All It's Worth (Walter Foster Art Instruction Series, 191 - Figure Drawing)

Fun With a Pencil

Figure Drawing for All It's Worth

Figure Drawing for All It's Worth (Walter Foster Art Instruction Series, 191 - Figure Drawing)

50 results for Figure Drawing for all It's Worth at Amazon.com

 Figure Drawing for All It's Worth at Abebooks.com.











Dibujo de Cabeza y Manos (Spanish Edition)

FIGURE DRAWING FOR ALL ITS WORTH: JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDITION








Related e-book
A Guide to Better Figure Drawing by Cecile Hardy
Line of Action - Drawing from the Model - Creatively
Clothing the Figure Drawing
The Glamour Girl

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