Drawing from Observation (Reprint) / Edition 2 by Brian Curtis | 9780077356279 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Drawing from Observation (Reprint) / Edition 2

Drawing from Observation (Reprint) / Edition 2

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by Brian Curtis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0077356276

ISBN-13: 9780077356279

Pub. Date: 05/22/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Perceptual drawing, in which one renders the physical world as it appears to an observer, is the focus of this new text for the introductory drawing course. With an emphasis on progressive skill development, Drawing from Observation offers a balanced mix of hands-on technique and perceptual theory while making a compelling argument for the long-term value of

Overview

Perceptual drawing, in which one renders the physical world as it appears to an observer, is the focus of this new text for the introductory drawing course. With an emphasis on progressive skill development, Drawing from Observation offers a balanced mix of hands-on technique and perceptual theory while making a compelling argument for the long-term value of studying perception-based drawing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077356279
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
05/22/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
253,430
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Getting Started
2. Materials
3. Drawing Mechanics
4. Intuitive Gesture
5. Intuitive Perspective
6. Positive/Negative Space
7. The Perceptual Grid
8. Proportion
9. The 'Golden Mean'
10. Cross-Contour
11. Foreshortened Circles
12. Biomorphic Form
13. Chiaroscuro
14. Historical Framework
15. Linear Perspective, 1 & 2 Point
16. Linear Perspective, 3 Point
17. Composition
Appendix. Drawing Assignments
Appendix. Bibliography and Works Cited

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