Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: The Definitive, 2nd Edition

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: The Definitive, 2nd Edition

by Betty Edwards
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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: The Definitive, 2nd Edition by Betty Edwards

A fully revised and updated edition of the essential companion to Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain—over half of the exercises are new!

Millions of people around the world have learned to draw using the methods outlined in Dr. Betty Edwards’s groundbreaking Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. In this workbook, the essential companion to her international bestseller, Edwards offers readers the key to truly mastering the art of drawing: guided practice in the five foundational skills of drawing.
Each of the forty carefully constructed exercises in this updated second edition is accompanied by brief instruction, sample drawings, ready made formats and blank pages on which to draw, and helpful post-exercise pointers. You will explore wide-ranging subject matter—still life, landscape, imaginative drawing, portraits, and the figure—and gain experience with various mediums, such as pen and ink, charcoal, and Conte crayon.
Learning to draw is very much like mastering a sport or a musical instrument: once you understand the basic skills, you must practice, practice, practice. This brilliantly designed and practical workbook from a world-renowned art teacher offers the perfect opportunity to improve your skills and expand your repertoire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585429226
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/26/2012
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 92,982
Product dimensions: 8.98(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Betty Edwards speaks regularly at universities, art schools, and companies. Now retired from her position as professor emeritus of art at California State University in Long Beach, Edwards received her doctorate from UCLA in art, education, and the psychology of perception. Dr. Edwards has been profiled on the Today show and in Time, among other magazines and newspapers. She lives in California.

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The exercises in this book were very simple to follow and proved to be quite effective. I'm not an artist but have dabbled in doodles on and off, after following the exercises in this book, I drew pictures that showed much more skill than I knew I possessed. The exercises make complete sense after actually completing them.