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The Practice and Science of Drawing: Illustrated By Harold Speed
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The Practice and Science of Drawing : Illustrated by Harold Speed. Illustrated with 96 Illustrations, was first published in 1913. No work on Art has been published in recent years which might be... More > more advantageously placed in the hands of a young student, as a statement of the logical elements of drawing and painting. Every page shows robust common sense expressed in a clear style. . . . We imagine that Mr. Speed is an admirable teacher, and cordially recommend his treatise. - Athenceum. 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. This book emphasize on learning artistic drawing rather than mechanical drawings traditionally followed by most of the schools. The objective of teaching of drawing will be to guide the student and not to suppress the creativity of students by over teaching.< Less
Poussin: 111 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Nicolas Poussin was the foremost painter of the classical French Baroque. His paintings are characterized by clarity, logic, and order, and favours line over color. Until the 20th century he remained... More > a major inspiration for such classically oriented artists as Jacques-Louis David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and Paul Cézanne. He worked in Rome, except for a short time when Cardinal Richelieu ordered him back to France to serve as First Painter to the King. Most of his works are history paintings of religious or mythological subjects that very often have a large landscape element. In his works a survival of the impulses of the Renaissance is coupled with conscious reference to the art of classical antiquity as the standard of excellence. He believed in reason as the guiding principle of art, yet his figures are never just cold or motionless.< Less
Albrecht Altdorfer: Paintings and Drawings By Daniel Coenn
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Albrecht Altdorfer was a German painter, engraver and architect of the Renaissance working in Regensburg. Along with Lucas Cranach the Elder and Wolf Huber he is regarded to be the main... More > representative of the so-called Danube School setting biblical and historical subjects against landscape backgrounds of expressive colors. As an artist also making small intricate engravings he is seen to belong to the Nuremberg Little Masters. His training is unknown, but his early work was influenced by Cranach and Durer's art too was known to him through the woodcuts and engravings. The fantastic element that pervaded his paintings was also prominent in his drawings, most of which were done with black and white lines on brown or blue-gray paper. Altdorfer was a significant printmaker, with numerous engravings and about ninety-three woodcuts. He signed and dated each one of his works.< Less
Learn To Draw And Sketch By Lelana Croft
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Adorable animals cover the entire alphabet with this drawing and sketch book for kids. You child will enjoy hours of fun as they can trace, copy or create their own sketches. Plenty of blank sketch... More > paper in between each letter of the alphabet along with an adorable corresponding animal to teach them.162 large pages8.5 x 11 size for lots of room for sketchingAlphabet and Animals are line drawn for easy coloringMakes a great travel book for fun in the carLet your child's creative juices flow and grow with learning the alphabet and also using their own ideas. Makes a great birthday present for kids. Or goes great in a get well basket for a child who might be recovering from an illness.< Less
Renoir: 200 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir was French painter, important figure in the Impressionist movement. His early work reflected many influences including those of Courbet, Manet, Corot, Ingres and Delacroix.... More > Under the influence of Gustave Courbet and painters of the School of Barbizon he turned to plein air painting. Together with Claude Monet he develops the new painting style of Impressionism around 1870; Renoir is regarded as one of its main representatives. As a celebrator of feminine beauty "Renoir is the last representative of a tradition which runs in a straight line from Rubens to Watteau." Renoir's artworks are famous for their vivacious light and saturated color, most frequently focusing on people in friendly and intimate compositions. The female nudes were one of his primary themes. In typical Impressionist manner, Renoir suggested the details of a picture through liberally brushed touches of color, so that his figures softly fuse with one another and their environment.< Less
CSUN: Drawing Now By Steven Hampton
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For many artists and critics the prominence of line is what defines drawing. For others contemporary drawing is an anti-medium defining itself in opposition to both academic and modernist traditions.... More > This polemic of craft versus conceptualization is essential to defining drawing. This hybrid quality to drawing is especially evident in recent drawing practices including photographic and appropriated works, diagrammatic projects, drawing-as-painting, hyper-textual collage, and large scale drawing installations. The collection of student works in CSUN: Drawing Now considers interdisciplinary drawing practices in light of ongoing developments in 21st century drawing. It does so by bringing together drawings by artists’ representative of the varied majors in CSUN’s art department. The selection of works highlights the diversity of drawing as a practice across the spectrum of the visual arts, its strengths, usages, and interconnections.< Less
Drawing With Picasso The King By Dar S. Rodgers
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Drawing With Picasso helps children gain basic drawing skills that help them draw creatively on their own. Drawing encourages children to take risks and gives them the opportunity to experiment. Our... More > objectives are to develop hand/eye coordination and improve observational drawing skills. Make intentional choices from normal relationships of objects Drawing can nurture creativity when children are given the freedom to complete their drawings independently. There are no lines to stay within- children are only requested trace the images on one page and draw the same image on the other page. The whole idea of Drawing With The Masters is to allow children to experiment with their pencils, pens or crayons and spend quality time with a Master artist. What’s important is for children to have fun and at the same time to get a feeling for the colors and shapes they experience. When children draw they want to create a likeness of the things they see. With Drawing With Picasso they can do just that< Less
Drawing With Picasso-FaceToo By Dar S. Rodgers
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Drawing With Picasso helps children gain basic drawing skills that help them draw creatively on their own. Drawing encourages children to take risks and gives them the opportunity to... More > experiment.Drawing can nurture creativity when children are given the freedom to complete their drawings independently.Ask children what they see on each page (eyes,nose, mouth, etc. Then ask what features are missing on each face they see on every page.The whole idea of Drawing With Picasso is to allow children to experiment with their pencils, pens, or crayons and spend time with a master artist. What's important is for children to have fun and at the same time get a feeling for the shapes and lines they experience. When children draw, they want to create a likeness of the things they see. With Drawing With Picasso, they can do just that< Less
Guercino: Drawings Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591 – 1666), best known as Guercino, or Il Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna. The... More > vigorous naturalism of his early manner is in contrast to the classical equilibrium of his later works. His many drawings are noted for their luminosity and lively style. Guercino was remarkable for the extreme rapidity of his executions: he completed no fewer than 106 large altarpieces for churches, and his other paintings amount to about 144. He was also a prolific draftsman. His production includes many drawings, usually in ink, washed ink, or red chalk. Most of them were made as preparatory studies for his paintings, but he also drew landscapes, genre subjects, and caricatures for his own enjoyment. Guercino's drawings are known for their fluent style in which "rapid, calligraphic pen strokes combined with dots, dashes, and parallel hatching lines describe the forms".< Less
How to Draw Horses By Jasmina Susak
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In this book you will find 9 unique drawing tutorials on how to draw horses using graphite and colored pencils. This book will give you step-by-step instructions for drawing many kinds of horses in... More > different poses. The author has also included instructional sketches to give you more insight into horse anatomy. You will learn how to create the main lines, how to draw long and short hair, how to make a horse's body shine, how to create a three-dimensional drawing, and how to draw shadows and highlights. You will also learn techniques for blending colored pencils and many other tricks and tips. Every tutorial consists of 6-20 illustrations and short explanation for each step based on the author's personal experience. This book can be a perfect gift for the horse lovers. This book is a great choice for anyone who appreciates visual art, whether you want to create it yourself and learn through close observation, or just peek behind the curtain at how such work is done Enjoy learning!< Less

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