The Practice and Science of Drawing / Edition 3

The Practice and Science of Drawing / Edition 3

by Harold Speed, Speed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486228703

ISBN-13: 9780486228709

Pub. Date: 06/01/1972

Publisher: Dover Publications

This classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by a brilliant teacher is filled with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials, and much more. Throughout, the author offers historical backgrounds and specific exercises. 84 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed's clear presentation.

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This classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by a brilliant teacher is filled with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials, and much more. Throughout, the author offers historical backgrounds and specific exercises. 84 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed's clear presentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486228709
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1972
Series:
Dover Art Instruction Series
Edition description:
3d ed
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
379,427
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION
II. DRAWING
III. VISION
IV. LINE DRAWING
V. MASS DRAWING
VI. THE ACADEMIC AND CONVENTIONAL
VII. THE STUDY OF DRAWING
VIII. LINE DRAWING : PRACTICAL
IX. MASS DRAWING : PRACTICAL
X. RHYTHM
XI. RHYTHM : VARIETY OF LINE
XII. RHYTHM : UNITY OF LINE
XIII. RHYTHM : VARIETY OF MASS
XIV. RHYTHM : UNITY OF MASS
XV. RHYTHM : BALANCE
XVI. RHYTHM : PROPORTION
XVII. PORTRAIT DRAWING
XVIII. THE VISUAL MEMORY
XIX. PROCEDURE
XX. MATERIALS
XXI. CONCLUSION
  APPENDIX
  INDEX

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