Drawing: A Contemporary Approach (with InfoTrac) / Edition 5

Drawing: A Contemporary Approach (with InfoTrac) / Edition 5

by Teel Sale, Claudia Betti, Claudia Betti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534613357

ISBN-13: 9780534613358

Pub. Date: 06/23/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The number one, best-selling drawing text in the market, DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH goes beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the development of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. The text succeeds by offering a…  See more details below

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The number one, best-selling drawing text in the market, DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH goes beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the development of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. The text succeeds by offering a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, while focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534613358
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/23/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.92(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING. 1. Drawing: Thoughts and Definitions. 2. Learning to See: Gesture and Other Beginning Approaches . Part II: SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS OF THE ART ELEMENTS . 3. Shape/Plane and Volume. 4. Value. 5. Line. 6. Texture. 7. Color. 8. Anti-Perspective: The Triumph of the Picture Plane. Part III: A CONTEMPORARY VIEW. 9. Organizing the Picture Plane. 10. Thematic Development. 11. A Look at Art Today. Part IV: PRACTICAL GUIDES. Guide A: Materials. Guide B: Keeping a Sketchbook. Guide C: Breaking Artistic Blocks/Making Critical Assessments. Guide D: Presentation . Glossary.

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