9780073379180

Drawing from Observation : An Introduction to Perceptual Drawing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073379180

  • ISBN10:

    0073379182

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Perceptual drawing, in which one renders the physical world as it appears to an observer, is the focus of this new text for the introductory drawing course. With an emphasis on progressive skill development,Drawing from Observationoffers a balanced mix of hands-on technique and perceptual theory while making a compelling argument for the long-term value of studying perception-based drawing...

Table of Contents

Getting Started
Materials
Drawing Mechanics
Intuitive Gesture
Intuitive Perspective
Positive/Negative Space
The Perceptual Grid
Proportion
The 'Golden Mean'
Cross-Contour
Foreshortened Circles
Biomorphic Form
Chiaroscuro
Historical Framework
Linear Perspective, 1 & 2 Point
Linear Perspective, 3 Point
Composition
Appendix: Drawing Assignments
Appendix: Bibliography and Works Cited
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