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Drawing By Seeing
     

Drawing By Seeing

by John Torreano
 

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"Why can't I draw what I see?" Long-time drawing instructor and celebrated artist John Torreano answers this much-asked question, showing how to visualize three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. Torreano offers a series of exercises to help the reader to train his or her eye and to enable anyone, regardless of age or experience, to draw. Lively,

Overview

"Why can't I draw what I see?" Long-time drawing instructor and celebrated artist John Torreano answers this much-asked question, showing how to visualize three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. Torreano offers a series of exercises to help the reader to train his or her eye and to enable anyone, regardless of age or experience, to draw. Lively, accessible, and authoritative, the book includes illustrations to demonstrate techniques, examples of student drawings, and historical examples of drawings by famous artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810991705
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
Abrams Studio Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

John Torreano is head of Drawing and Painting at New York University's Steinhardt School. He has shown his work across the United States, including the Whitney Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

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