In this follow-up book to his first volume Portrait Sculpting: Anatomy & Expressions in Clay, Philippe Faraut expands on modeling the human face in water-based clay featuring more than 100 new busts. Designed for the advanced artist, this text utilizes nearly 600 photographs including 64 full-page images to analyze the requirements for capturing a likeness. Emphasis is placed on an in-depth study of facial anatomy critical in developing compelling expressions and bringing life to three-dimensional representations of the face. Additional studies are included to show successful treatments of hair and drapery, as well as the aging process.
Further Features include:
- Studies of various sculpting styles.
- Techniques for analyzing planes of individual features.
- Discussions and comparisons of gender differences.
- Methods for avoiding mistakes.
- Examples of different finishing options.
Hardcover, Smythe sewn, 8 3/4” x 11 1/4”, 230 pages.