ART OF PAINTING MINIATURES: Faces and Figures (Compendium Modelling Classics)by Alex Castro
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The first in a new series, The Art of Painting Miniatures: Faces and Figures provides a fresh look at the art of figure painting. The content is this book is a result of 30 years hands-on experience, critical observation, experimentation and enhancement of what works. The step-by-step painting process will elevate your level of figure painting from apoorly painted face to a realistic one. The goal is to give the figure, in particular the head and face, serious and artistic treatment, emphasizing skin tones, character development and realism.This book is dedicated to the beginner as well as the experienced modelers, who feel a need to tell a story using figures in their vignettes and dioramas; to the textile painters who paint uniforms, banners, flags and other accessories with great detail and but need the concept and techniques to improve their face and figure work; to the advance modeler who understands his level of expertise and depends on another at his level to paint the figures for his dioramas; for the experienced modelers who want to elevate the level of their figures, and learn how to critically look and improve their face and figure work; and lastly, for the masters, these concepts will deepen and drive their techniques to a more profound level of realism.