A Guide to Drawing / Edition 7

A Guide to Drawing / Edition 7

by Daniel M. Mendelowitz, David L. Faber, Duane A. Wakeham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495006947

ISBN-13: 9780495006947

Pub. Date: 02/09/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The best-seller for the introduction to drawing course, A GUIDE TO DRAWING provides an excellent balance of classic, historical examples from around the world coupled with the most current images that reflect the state of the art of drawing. The text provides a systematic and sound course of instruction, beginning with an introduction to the nature of drawing, an

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The best-seller for the introduction to drawing course, A GUIDE TO DRAWING provides an excellent balance of classic, historical examples from around the world coupled with the most current images that reflect the state of the art of drawing. The text provides a systematic and sound course of instruction, beginning with an introduction to the nature of drawing, an invitation into the initial experiences of drawing, both underscored by an emphasis on the importance of learning how to see and see deeply. The text moves through chapters on art elements, drawing media and subject matter, concluding with more advanced topics that can be used in subsequent courses, encouraging students to keep this text as a reference through their program and on into their careers as artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495006947
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/09/2006
Edition description:
7TH
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. The Nature of Drawing. Part II: INITIAL EXPERIENCES. 2. Initial Experiences. 3. Learning to See Deeply. 4. Copying, Sketching, and the Power of Influences. Part III: THE ART ELEMENTS. 5. Line and its Expression. 6. Value and Color. 7. Texture and the Expression of Surface. 8. Composition. 9. Perspective and Forms in Space. Part IV: DRAWING MEDIA. 10. Dry Media. 11. Wet Media. Part V: TRADITIONAL AREAS OF SUBJECT MATTER. 12. Still Life and Composition. 13. Landscape, Atmosphere, and Space. 14. Figure Drawing. 15. The Portrait. Part VI: SYNTHESIS IN DRAWING. 16. Illustration. 17. Expressive Drawing. 18. Mixed Media and its Expression.

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