Sunday, April 18, 2010

Cliff Young - Figure Drawing Without a Model

Figure Drawing Without a Model by Cliff Young was published in 1946 by Art for All which also published books by Charles X. Carlson and Arthur Zaidenberg.

Cliff Young was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York. He studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, the Grand Central School of Art , the Art Institute of Chicago the National Academy of Design, Carnegie Institute and the Art Students League of New York.




  

Figure Drawing Without A Model cover, the Figure divided into eight parts, the figure in perspective.

  

The figure modeled in top light, how to construct a head, clothing and drapery on the figure.

He lectured at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Central Park School in New York and the Grand Central School of Art in New York and worked as a story and advertising illustrator.
During World War II he and Steve Brodie illustrated the Green Arrow for DC Comics.


Green Arrow from AskArt, Green Arrow from Golden Age of DC Comics.

Like many other self employed artists of the time he produced this figure drawing book and another titled Drawing Drapery from Head to Toe. Figure Drawing Without a Model is out of print and hard to find but still under copyright. I would like to republish it but don't know how to contact the copyright holders, if anyone knows how to I would like to hear about it.

'Drawing Drapery from Head to Toe  Pencil, Ink and Charcoal Drawing Drawing The Figure From Top To Toe by Arthur Zaidenberg 1966 1st Edition


Pencil, Ink and Charcoal Drawing by Charles X. Carlson


Drawing the Human Figure Life class: studying the nude


Body in art, by Alexander Paal; with twenty-four studies sketched and analyzed by Arthur Zaidenberg and another copy and another copy.

Body in Art by Alexander Paal and Arthur Zaidenberg at Abebooks.com.

The Art of Drawing Women - A Gallery of Life Figures

Related Books:

The Art Students League of New York: A History Classical Life Drawing Studio: Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing (The Art Students League of New York) The Art Students League of New York: Winter Season, 1933-1934

The Art Students League of New York: A History

Classical Life Drawing Studio: Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing (The Art Students 

The Art Students League of New York: Winter Season, 1933-1934

Art Students League of New York 125th Anniversary Edition 2000-2001League of New York)

YEARS OF ART: The story of the Art Students League of New York

Draw from Your Head: A Step-by-Step System for Drawing the Human Figure Without a Model


Figure Drawing Without A Model How to Draw the Human Figure (Famous Artists School: Step-By-Step Method) Figure Drawing Workshop Life Drawing: Perception and Practice

Figure Drawing Without A Model

How to Draw the Human Figure (Famous Artists School: Step-By-Step Method)

Figure Drawing Workshop

Draw from Your Head: A Step-by-Step System for Drawing the Human Figure Without a Model

Life Drawing: Perception and Practice

Life Drawing Life: On Seeing/Drawing the Human

Cliff Young published a loose leaf book titled Architectural Figure Construction, copyright November 23, 1966.

He taught at the New York Phoenix Schools of Design 1971-1973, link to a faculty list.

Anatomy for the Artist (How to Draw)Anatomy For The Artist The Dynamics Of The Human Form

Related e-book:
Line of Action - Drawing from the Model - Creatively
Clothing the Figure Drawing
The Glamour Girl



Figure Drawing Without a Model by Cliff Young at Amazon.com Solid and intact, 3 marks and name on front cover with light wear, Cliff Young "appears" to have signed the last page, money back guarantee!

Figure Drawing Without a Model 2 more copies for Sale at Amazon the 1946 rare BIBLE of the art of drawing nude figures without a live model...."house of little books" publisher in NY....a 48 page large fornat paper back manual with great line drawings with directions from the master...

4 comments:

  1. Tom, do you have a copy of the Cliff Young book, Figure Drawing Without a Model? How did you get these images? It looks great!

    Thanks in advance for any info you can provide.

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  2. I have a copy you can get one at the Amazon link at the end of the post.

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