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BURNE HOGARTH (1911–1996), hailed as the “Michaelangelo of the comic strip,” was one of the most iconic cartoonists and influential arts educators of the twentieth century and remains so today. After attending the Chicago Art Institute and Academy of Fine Arts at the age of fifteen, Hogarth began an illustrious career in arts education, fine arts, illustration, advertising, and comics, and became recognized as one of the earliest creators of the graphic novel. Best known for his innovative illustrations of the syndicated Sunday Tarzan, Hogarth broke fresh ground in the newspaper comic strip by combining classicism, expressionism, and narrative in a powerful, new way.
As cofounder of the School of Visual Arts—one of the world’s leading art schools—he brought his unique approach to art into the classroom. His passionate lectures on anatomy and art history formed the foundation for The Burne Hogarth®Dynamic Drawing Series that continues to teach and influence artists and animators worldwide.
Hogarth’s art has been exhibited in many important galleries around the world including the Louvre in the Museé des Arts Décoratifs and Marseilles’ Bibliothèque. He traveled the world throughout his life receiving numerous international awards and accolades.
As a professional fine artist, I recommend buying every book by Burne Hogarth and learning it in and out. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christopher A. Clark
This book is such a great tool for artist struggling with textures and fabric wrinkles. Very well put together with amazing illustrations.Published 2 months ago by Randall Quay
First, I'm a sculptor, not a drawer or painter. With that in mind, this. like all of Burne Hogarth' lessons provides hints and excellent technical guidelines for placing realistic... Read morePublished 9 months ago by MEH
The book begins with nudes in various action poses showing the muscles. This helps identify the locations where bulging muscles will act as the hanging point for clothes and then... Read morePublished 12 months ago by LD
As a costume designer without having a model in the exact clothes sometimes it is hard to remember all the wrinkles and draping for certain pieces of clothing. Read morePublished 13 months ago by KnightBlue