The Practice & Science Of Drawing: Step By Step Manual Teaches You How To Become An Expert In Drawing! Complete With Illustrations!

The Practice & Science Of Drawing: Step By Step Manual Teaches You How To Become An Expert In Drawing! Complete With Illustrations!

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by Harold Speed
     
 

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Harold Speed is painter in oil and watercolor of portraits, figure and historical subjects. He was born on 11th February 1872 in London, son of Edward Speed, an architect. Studied architecture at the Royal College of Art, but soon took up painting, and continued his studies at the R.A. Schools between 1891-96. He won a gold medal and travelling scholarship in 1893,… See more details below

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Harold Speed is painter in oil and watercolor of portraits, figure and historical subjects. He was born on 11th February 1872 in London, son of Edward Speed, an architect. Studied architecture at the Royal College of Art, but soon took up painting, and continued his studies at the R.A. Schools between 1891-96. He won a gold medal and travelling scholarship in 1893, and visited Paris, Rome, Vienna, Spain and Belgium. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1893. He elected R.P. in 1896. First one-man show held in 1907 at the Leicester Galleries. He represented in many public collections at home and abroad. Lived at Watlington, Oxfordshire, and in London, where he died on 20th March 1957.

One of his works that was put into a book is “The Practice and Science of Drawing”, a classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials and much more. 84 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed’s clear presentation.

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• Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations
• Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book
• Saves space and don’t have to carry a hard copy around
• Offers an easy access and convenience to this classic literary masterpiece for a reasonable price
• Gives a lasting entertainment and values for readers of all ages

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013315624
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
10/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,215,720
File size:
10 MB

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