Successful Drawing

Andrew Loomis

One of the great commercial illustrators of the 40s and 50s, Andrew Loomis books are classics in the genre and highly sought after by commercial illustrators, comic book artists and concept artists alike. "Loomis's realistic approach infected me with the desire to make all my work, comics and otherwise, fully believable."-- Alex Ross, Mythology

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The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists for his mastery of drawing technique and his clean, realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered and SuccessfulDrawing, the third in Titan’s programme of facsimile editions, returns this classic title to print for the first time in decades.

For over 60 years
SuccessfulDrawing has provided a superb resource covering all the techniques needed to master three-dimensional drawing. From the fundamentals of proportion, placement, perspective, planes and pattern, through a detailed examination of scale and the effects and capture of light, to the mastery of conception, construction, contour, character and consistency, SuccessfulDrawing is filled with step-by-step instruction, professional tips and beautiful illustration.

As the great American painter Norman Rockwell said, “All of Andrew Loomis’ books have been so simply and clearly written that their popularity is certainly deserved.” Engaging, witty, and wonderfully executed, this is a masterclass for amateur artists and professional illustrators alike.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780857687616
  • Dimensions: 305 x 225
  • Hardback with dustjacket: 160pp
  • Publication date: 4 May 2012
  • Illustration detail: B/w illustrations throughout
  • All authors:
    Andrew Loomis

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