This highly-readable book describes the basic fundamentals of drawing in terms of spatial organization, three-dimensional form, and expressive value. Its portfolio of old and new masterworks allows the reader to compare and contrast these exemplary visual models, and the accompanying written descriptions clearly explain the works presented. This ...
This highly-readable book describes the basic fundamentals of drawing in terms of spatial organization, three-dimensional form, and expressive value. Its portfolio of old and new masterworks allows the reader to compare and contrast these exemplary visual models, and the accompanying written descriptions clearly explain the works presented. This book covers such topics as three-dimensional drawing and the picture plane; two-dimensional drawing, positive and negative shape, and ambiguous space; shape, proportion, and layout; the interaction of drawing and design; linear perspective; form in space; form in light; subject matter; expression; using color; drawing the human figure; and visualization. For creatives in the field of fine arts, graphic artists, and illustrators.
Very Good- This is a large, heavy book and is not eligible for Priority, Air or International under standard fees. Paper covers. Printed on front cover "Instructor's Review Copy-Not for Sale. " Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Lower fore corners of the first 50 pages are very slightly bumped, bent, else contents are almost as new. (S-8-C).; 8-1/2 x 10-3/4", IX + 390pp. PAPER COVERS. Cover is considerably lighter than posterboard. ART. The student edition's ISBN is 0136031900. This copy's ISBN is 0205816622. "This book is an execellent resource for both drawing instructors and students. It is both comprehensive and well written with concepts, exemplars and exercises that make it well suited for beginning to advanced students. Of especial value are the chapters on expressive issues in drawing where the authors clearly explain and illustrate how content in art is created through a combination of subject-meaning (the what) and form-meaning (the how). The selection of historical, contemporary and student work throughout the text offers you a wealth of information and inspiration. " The Chapters: The three-dimensional space of a drawing; The two-dimensional space of a drawng; Shape, proportion, and layout; Linear Perspective; Form in space; Form in light; The interaction of drawing and design; Drawing the human figure; Subject matter-Sources and meanings; The form of expression; Visualizations-Drawing upon your imagination; Using color in drawing; Portfolio of student drawings; Portfolio of contemporary drawings. Includes a Glossary and an Index. In addition to the hundreds of b/w illustrations, there is a 12 page full-color section. (S-8-C).
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