By Andrew Loomis
Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is respected among artists - together with comics big name Alex Ross - for his mastery of drawing. His first booklet, enjoyable With a Pencil, released in 1939 is a superbly crafted and interesting advent to drawing, cartooning, and shooting the essence of an issue all whereas having enjoyable. With pleasant step by step guide from Professor Blook, Loomis's captivating modify ego at the page.
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When you were a very little boy or girl your brain children probably looked like these. If they did, you had a great deal of undeveloped talent, and if you have not been drawing ever since, it’s a real shame. When the little youngster starts to draw, he instinctively does a better job than he does later on. He goes to essentials, a crude representation of the bulk without the detail. Soon he forgets the body and starts drawing buttons and clothes with a face on them. Result: he gets discouraged and transfers his attention to some pretty blond curls or a new bicycle.
While this aided one in sensing the perspective, it gave no hint of the skull. How much of the cube was to be cut away? Since then I have heard of “shadow methods” and others, yet in every case a previous knowledge of the head was necessary. 38 THE DIVIDED BALL AND PLANE METHOD 39 THE DIVIDED BALL AND PLANE METHOD What I wanted was a method whereby, if a head looked wrong, I could find out what was wrong with it, Tampering with a painted head to correct some bad construction or drawing usually ruined the work done.
You can also, if you wish, render the light and shadow on the parts. Tracing these, or copying without building, will do you no good. But if you will “build” a dozen or so, you will be able to set up figures of your own, in almost any action. The correct assembling of the parts of the figure is much more important than actual knowledge of the bones and muscles. You cannot put clothes on your figures properly without knowing the action of under the clothes, and the flexing and pulling of the material over them from one part to another.