"Character Costume Figure Drawing" will develop your drawing skills to improve your renderings. Not only is this book gorgeous and inspirational, but these comprehensive visual images carefully illustrate - step-by-step - how to successfully render dynamic characters with personality and life. This book presents drawing instruction with detailed breakdowns of various types of characters - Maternal, Elderly, Sassy, and Sexy. It all starts with body proportion, bone structure, body masses, facial expressions, and the hands and feet. Hats, props, fabrics, and choice of medium are all thoroughly covered to ensure the ability to develop convincing lifelike characters. It includes unique three-step drawing guides that develop the sketch from stick figure to full-blown character, and detailed examples of how to draw faces, hands, and feet. You can learn to draw realistic fabrics in a multitued of colors and textures. You can learn to draw your character based on the time period they are from. You can learn to draw children and music/dance characters. It is written by renowned costume designer with the most trusted instruction. It includes beautiful illustrations to inspire and help you with your creativity. It features a whole new section on period pieces so that you can master the costume drawings for your particular time period.