Figure Study Made Easy
By Aditya Chari
Bachelor of Fine Art from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied
Arts in 2000
Size : 9.1/2'' by 13.1/2"
(23.5cm x 33.5cm)
First Edition in Jan 2005
ISBN 81- 900890-9-9
Subject Covered: The
human figure is a three dimensional structure of solid
weight and to draw it convincingly you must learn how
to create an illusion of solid form on
a two dimensional sheet of paper.
The topics in this book are arranged conveniently in
step by step sequential chapters, which
will show you how to capture the spirit and evolution
of the figure. This will streamline your
thoughts and result in capturing the essence of the
figure in the shortest time. The approach
of this book is based on teachings of the great masters
of this subject which resulted in figure
drawings of unforgettable strength and beauty.
This book explains all the necessary guidelines towards
the proper study of the human figure.
Whether you want to learn figure drawing as a hobby
or make a career out of it, the simple
instructions in this book will help you in achieving
Remember the key to successful drawing of the human
figure is to practise one concept at a time.
Aditya Chari's approach to 'Drawing' reaffirms Michelangelo's
statement that 'Drawing is Design'.
And, it is this design aspect that gets percolated in
the mind of any one who studies this book
with discerning interest. Every single page of this
book is well designed, and
What's more, it also underlines an extremely methodical
approach to 'Drawing'.
A special word of appreciation is
for Aditya Chari's innovative rendering techniques,
FIGURE DRAWING such a scintillating visual experience.
This book will guide both students and teachers, in
drawing the human figures. The book is
rightly aimed at working & developing the drawing
skills. The text is short and to the point.
Prof. Vishwas Narhari Yande
Former Head of the Drawing & Painting Department
Sir J.J.School of Arts.
The number of good books
for study of human figures are comparatively very few.
"Figure Study made Easy" , by Aditya Chari
which is a sequel to his earlier successful book
"Portrait Techniques made Easy", is equal
in all respects to any foreign publication. This book
will not only help in study of human figure but will
also acquaint you with animation drawing.