Dynamic Figure Drawing: A New Approach to Drawing the Moving Figure in Deep Space and Foreshortening (Practical Art Books) (英語) ペーパーバック – 1996/8/1
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This powerful book offers a systematic approach to rendering action figures that seem to leap off the page.
BURNE HOGARTH (1911–1996), hailed as the “Michaelangelo of the comic strip,” was one of the most iconic cartoonists and influential arts educators of the twentieth century and remains so today. After attending the Chicago Art Institute and Academy of Fine Arts at the age of fifteen, Hogarth began an illustrious career in arts education, fine arts, illustration, advertising, and comics, and became recognized as one of the earliest creators of the graphic novel. Best known for his innovative illustrations of the syndicated Sunday Tarzan, Hogarth broke fresh ground in the newspaper comic strip by combining classicism, expressionism, and narrative in
a powerful, new way.
As cofounder of the School of Visual Arts—one of the world’s leading art schools—he brought his unique approach to art into the classroom. His passionate lectures on anatomy and art history formed the foundation for The Burne Hogarth® Dynamic Drawing Series that continues to teach and influence artists and animators worldwide.
Hogarth’s art has been exhibited in many important galleries around the world including the Louvre in the Museé des Arts Décoratifs and Marseilles’ Bibliothèque. He traveled the world throughout his life receiving numerous international awards and accolades.
The only thing I wish there was more of in many of his books is reference of the female figure, but there's still enough there to get the job done, and enough references in other publications that can help.
Just be sure to learn the fundamentals in "Dynamic Anatomy". Some of it is touched on in this book, but it helps to get full details from the other.