Light and Shade in Charcoal, Pencil and Brush Drawing [NOOK Book]

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An instructional book for intermediate and advanced students, this volume is also a valuable tool for teachers looking to master the principles of light and shade. One of the most in-depth treatments available, it offers a wealth of details on mediums and techniques, including natural and artificial light, gradations, and more.
Author Anson K. Cross begins with studies of chiaro-oscura, or light and shade, and examples of values and their tests. He discusses the aims of ...
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Light and Shade in Charcoal, Pencil and Brush Drawing

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Overview


An instructional book for intermediate and advanced students, this volume is also a valuable tool for teachers looking to master the principles of light and shade. One of the most in-depth treatments available, it offers a wealth of details on mediums and techniques, including natural and artificial light, gradations, and more.
Author Anson K. Cross begins with studies of chiaro-oscura, or light and shade, and examples of values and their tests. He discusses the aims of students and artists and offers some general advice on technique and method before exploring the specifics of charcoal, pencil, and brush drawing. Sixty-five black-and-white illustrations, many of them drawn by students, appear throughout the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486136226
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/9/2012
  • Series: Dover Art Instruction
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,248,906
  • File size: 14 MB
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Table of Contents


I. Chiaro-oscura, or Light and Shade
II. Values and Their Tests
III. Aims of Student and Artist
IV. Technique and Methods
V. Charcoal Drawing
VI. Pencil Drawing
VII. Brush Drawing
VIII. Drawing in the Public Schools
IX. Advice to Art Students
Definitions
Index
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