I guarantee this book will have you itching to get the brushes out and add figures to your next painting. Beginning with life drawing, this ebook takes you on a journey that dispels the fear of how to add figures to any of your painting subjects. Issues relating to using a figure for scale or focus, inserting a single person or group in a painting are all part of the narrative element that painting people allows an artist to explore. Developing brush techniques and using these as part of your personal style is a key component in this discussion. The strategies and tips will empower you to explore this subject fully. From portraits to figures in the landscape, at work, in daily life, plus people as the vehicle for social comment, are all included in this beautifully illustrated volume. Published as a bumper issue with over 200 images this ebook will inspire the viewer and open a whole new world of painting possibilities. Watercolour, drawing, on-glaze, oil, acrylic, pen and wash as well as monotypes are among the media seen in this smorgasbord of intriguing imagery. The scope in this book is vast. “Figures Add Focus” Volume 7 of the “Painting with Ev Hales Series adds a new awareness of this artist’s ability as a painter and teacher. The practical and clearly enunciated strategic thinking is breathtaking in its simplicity.