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Life Drawing on the iPad

By Julian Vilarrubi

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ISBN: 9781785004179
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 29/05/2018
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 169 colour illustrations

Artists have always looked for new ways of making images and today's technology offers a whole range of exciting possibilities. The practical book shows you how an Apple iPad and stylus can transform the way you paint and draw the human figure. As an accessible and convenient device, the iPad can stimulate the practical materials you know whilst discovering and exploring further possibilities to bring our subject and ideas to life. Combining the skills of rendering the human figure with the potential of the iPad, this book is a must-have for all artists new to this medium and all iPad owners keen to start painting the body.


  • Introduces the basic approaches of observational drawing and painting from the figure whilst guiding you through some of the many available apps, in particular Procreate
  • Explains how to start making images quickly and easily on the iPad, particularly the significance and use of layers, as well as selecting and adapting brushes, working with the palette, storing colour, styluses, saving, sending and sharing
  • Suggests how to see and record the figure, focusing on measuring and proportion, tone, line drawing and colour
  • Illustrated examples explain what to look for in the figure and how to render it, offering practical advice in order to encourage dynamic individual development

RRP: £16.99

Site Price: £13.59

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