The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style.
His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
Drawing the Head and Hands is the second in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades.
About the Author
Andrew Loomis was born in 1892. After studying art, he moved to Chicago where he eventually opened his own studio - working in editorial and advertising for most of the top clients of the time, including Kellog's, Coca Cola, Lucky Strike and many others.
He also became renowned as an art teacher and his instructional books on illustration and art are acclaimed classics in the field. He died in 1959.
"An incredible study in human portraiture." - Boing Boing Gift Guide
"Any aspiring artist will consider this a key bible featuring one of the best instruction guides in print." - Midwest Book Review
"A beautiful facsimile edition of Andrew Loomis' highly-sought-after instructional drawing book." - Boing Boing
"... the original book and its content are of tremendous value, and the beautiful reproduction makes it a joy to follow the instruction." - Lines and Colors
"These faithful reproductions are as much beautiful art objects as they are practical resources." - Drawn