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A Guide to Drawing,9780030554872

A Guide to Drawing

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5th
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9780030554872

ISBN10:
003055487X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/2/1993
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

One of the most respected and widely used books in its field, A GUIDE TO DRAWING is a classic, comprehensive, and systematic introduction to the art of drawing, focusing on the mastery of traditional skills as the basis for expressive drawing.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction 1(14)
The Nature of Drawing 1
3(12)
What is Drawing?
4(2)
Types of Drawings
6(3)
Expressive Drawing
9(2)
The Role of Drawing Today
11(4)
PART 2 Initial Experiences 15(48)
Making Drawings
16(1)
Looking at Drawings
16(1)
Presentation of Drawings
17(2)
Beginner's Media 2
19(29)
Charcoal
20(4)
Pencil
24(3)
Ballpoint and Felt-Tip Pens
27(1)
Brush and Ink
28(10)
Learning to See 3
Perspective, Foreshortening
38(1)
Mechanical Aids to Perception
39(5)
Defining Forms with Negative Space
44(3)
Right Brain, Left Brain
47(1)
Copying and Sketching 4
48(15)
The Tradition of copying
48(7)
The Tradition of Sketching
55(8)
PART 3 The Art Elements 63(102)
Line 5
64(16)
The Contour Line
64(3)
The Contour of Varied Width
67(2)
Lost and Found Edges
69(1)
The Searching Line
70(1)
The Modeled Line
71(2)
Hatching, Cross-Hatching, and Scribbled Tones
73(2)
The Calligraphic Line
75(4)
Experiencing Different Line Qualities
79(1)
Value 6
80(24)
The Value Scale
81(2)
Form Defined by Light
83(1)
Chiaroscuro
84(4)
Qualities of Light
88(1)
Form and Space
89(1)
Pattern
90(2)
Texture
92(1)
Range of Values and Expressive Use of Value
93(4)
Value Contrasts for Emphasis
97(1)
Color and Value
98(4)
Drawing in Color
102(2)
Texture 7
104(12)
Familiar Surfaces
104(3)
Rendering Textures
107(2)
Textures of the Artist's Media
109(1)
Uniform Texture
110(1)
Invented Texture
111(2)
Expressive Use of Texture
113(3)
Composition 8
116(23)
Compositional Studies
117(1)
Selecting Format
118(1)
Open and Closed Composition
118(1)
Balance
119(1)
Directional Lines
120(2)
Shape
122(3)
Repetition-Pattern
125(1)
Variation-Contrast
125(1)
Dominance-Subordination
126(1)
Movement
127(2)
Rhythm
129(1)
Depth
130(1)
Value
131(3)
Color
134(1)
Point of View
135(4)
Perspective 9
139(26)
Why Study Perspective?
141(1)
Fixed Viewpoint and Cone of Vision
142(1)
Picture Plane
143(1)
Horizon Line, Ground Plane
144(1)
Line of Vision, Central Vanishing Point
145(1)
One-Point Perspective
145(6)
Two-Point Perspective
151(3)
Three-Point Perspective
154(1)
Circles in Perspective
155(3)
Shadows
158(4)
Reflections
162(1)
Drawing Designs in Perspective
163(1)
Seeing and Using Perspective
163(2)
PART 4 Drawing Media 165(40)
Papers
166(1)
Dry Media 10
167(20)
Charcoal
169(4)
Chalk
173(1)
Pastels
174(1)
Conte Crayon
175(2)
Wax Crayons
177(1)
Pencil
178(4)
Colored Pencils
182(1)
Stick and Powdered Graphite
183(2)
Silverpoint
185(2)
Wet Media 11
187(18)
Pen and Ink
187(8)
Pen, Brush, and Ink
195(1)
Brush and Ink
196(3)
Wash Drawing
199(4)
Mixed Media
203(2)
PART 5 Traditional Areas of Subject Matter 205(82)
Still Life 12
207(15)
Advantages of Still Life
209(1)
Still-Life Forms
210(3)
Composition and Treatment
213(5)
Transparency and Reflective Surfaces
218(2)
Expanded Subject Matter
220(2)
Landscape 13
222(18)
Needs of the Landscapist
224(1)
Landscape Imagery
225(2)
Texture and Pattern
227(3)
Spatial Relationships in Nature
230(4)
Cityscape
234(4)
Abstraction
238(2)
Figure Drawing 14
240(25)
Anatomical Drawings
241(4)
Life Drawing-The Nude Model
245(10)
Gesture Drawing
255(2)
The Figure in Action
257(3)
Drawing the Clothed Figure
260(3)
Temperament and the Human Figure
263(1)
Imagination and the Figure
264(1)
The Portrait 15
265(22)
Form and Proportion
267(3)
The Features
270(2)
The Self-Portrait
272(3)
The Objective Approach
275(2)
The Idealized Portrait
277(2)
The Psychological Portrait
279(5)
Caricature
284(3)
PART 6 Synthesis in Drawing 287(2)
Illustration 16
289(1)
Illustration Versus Fine Art
289(3)
Types of Illustration
292(12)
Art Directors
304(1)
Research Resources
305(1)
Preparing a Portfolio
306(1)
Expressive Drawing 17
307(1)
Empathy
308(4)
Representation and Abstraction
312(2)
Artist or Dilettante?
314(1)
Responding Subjectively
315(1)
Making Choices
316(2)
More Than Technique
318(2)
Imagination and Expression
320(2)
Mastery of Craft
322(3)
Expanding Awareness
325


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