All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sadlook gladlook madmadderno, even madderokay, hold it. For those artists (and their long-suffering friends), here is the best book ever. Facial Expressions includes more than 2,500 photographs of 50 facesmen and women of a variety of ages, shapes, sizes, and ethnicitieseach demonstrating a wide range of emotions and shown from multiple angles. Who can use this book? Oh, only every artist on the planet, including art students, illustrators, fine artists, animators, storyboarders, and comic book artists. But wait, theres more! Additional photos focus on people wearing hats and couples kissing, while illustrations show skull anatomy and facial musculature. Still not enough? How about a one-of-a-kind series of photos of lips pronouncing the phonemes used in human speech? Animators will swoonand artists will show a range of facial expressions from happy to happiest to ecstatic.From the Trade Paperback edition.
A Visual Reference for Artists