Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

Selwyn Leamy


Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy to follow guide, the latest in the bestselling ‘Read This’ series.
Revealing the techniques and ideas behind inspirational works, the book will set you on the path to making your own great drawings.
From traditional life drawing to unconventional character studies, works by masters such as Henri Matisse, Auguste Rodin and Vincent van Gogh, as well as contemporary artists including Marlene Dumas, Zin Lim and Catherine Kehoe, all serve to illustrate a range of approaches and encourage readers to try out new ideas.  
Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing People is part of the internationally-bestselling ‘Read This’ series, which has sold over half-a-million books worldwide and has been translated into over 20 languages.
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Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll (9781780673356)
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of People by Henry Carroll (9781780676241)
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of Places by Henry Carroll (9781780679051)
Use This if You Want to Take Great Photographs: A Photo Journal by Henry Carroll (9781780678887)
Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing by Selwyn Leamy (9781786270542)
Use This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing by Selwyn Leamy (9781786274052)
Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer by Ross Raisin (9781786271976)
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Creator Bio

Selwyn Leamy is an artist who lives and works in London. He is a co-founder of the creative travel company Frui, and has taught drawing and painting in various beautiful locations around the world. He has exhibited his landscape paintings extensively in the UK and also in Italy.

Price £12.99
Format Paperback / softback
Publication Date 23 September 2019
Pages 128
Height 240mm
Width 180mm
Illustrations 50 colour, 150 b/w illustrations
Rights Europe (excluding Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Middle East, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
ISBN-13 9781786275127