Students and professionals alike will benefit from this focus on the figure in the overall composition of a sketch or drawing. Its solid instruction and many fine examples make it a particularly valuable tool for intermediate artists. Author Paul G. Braun examines the concept of arrangement with single and multiple figures and within a border. Additional topics include the distribution of light and shade, draped figures and folds, the depiction of movement, and many other aspects of figure drawing. The final chapter offers pointers on how to illustrate a story, and numerous helpful sketches complement this guide's teachings.