Category Archives: Art Book Reviews

Drawing the Head and Hands Review

Drawing the Head and Hands is a book by Andrew Loomis that expands on Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth with new references to help you draw the head and hands.A lot of people(me included) seem to have trouble drawing the head and hands; I would

Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth Review

Andrew Loomis’ book Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth was first published in 1946 and to this day is still thought of by many in the artistic community to be a great introduction into learning how to draw the human figure.Following his first book Fun With

Fun With A Pencil Review

Throughout the early 20th century, Andrew Loomis was a cartoonist working in advertising for some of the biggest companies at the time.After a stint teaching at the American Academy of Art, Loomis began putting together material combining his talents as a cartoonists and teaching techniques he

The Animator’s Survival Kit Review

If you have even the slightest interest in working in the field of animation, you’ve probably heard of The Animator’s Survival Kit.Since achieving what then(and still now to me honestly) seemed the impossible with the flawless meshing of live-action and animation in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?,

Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators Review

Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators is a book that I’ve personally had experience with before starting this review.If you’ve ever been to Disney World, you’ll know that there are certain stores where you can go and see artists drawing your favorite Disney characters(drawings which you can then buy,