how is jack hamm's book for learning to draw heads?

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Old 07 July 2010   #1
how is jack hamm's book for learning to draw heads?

hello friends, well! i want to be a 3d character modeler and i was suggested to learn to draw anatomy first even before i start learning modeling.. so i bought two books 1). andrew loomis's drawing head and hands, 2). jack hamm's drawing the head and figure.. now i am in a bit of a dilemma of which one to follow coz on one hand i found andrew loomis method more accurate and technically correct but a little bit hard to understand and one the other hand i am finding jack hamm's instructions are really easy to follow however if any body has read his book then u must have noticed that his first two methods seemed flawed coz he talks about the equilateral traingle rule (from the corner of the eyes crossing at the lower lips) which i just can't draw from his first two methods at all... i dont know may be its just me ..please guys help me out..and sorry if i do any english mistake i am not very good at it
 
Old 07 July 2010   #2
Read and look at as many different points of views as you can find. On the really important points they should all pretty much converge.


some good starters:

Andrew Loomis
Jack Hamm
Burne Hogarth
George Bridgeman

Try and get in front of a live model (life drawing workshops)
Also draw everyone and everything around you - take sketch pads with you everywhere - people for the most part really don't notice or care that you are drawing - they are too wrapped up in their own lives.
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