When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second ...
When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition. Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this edition includes: the very latest developments in brain researchnew material on using drawing techniques in the corporate world and in educationinstruction on self-expression through drawingan updated section on using colordetailed information on using the five basic skills of drawing for problem solving Translated into thirteen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing-instruction guide. People from just about every walk of life--artists, students, corporate executives, architects, real estate agents, designers, engineers--have applied its revolutionary approach to problem solving. TheLos Angeles Times said it best: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is "not only a book about drawing, it is a book about living. This brilliant approach to the teaching of drawing . . . should not be dismissed as a mere text. It emancipates."
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This book will tap into resources unkown to the reader until now. Apply the concepts presented and you will become a better artist. PROMISE ! ! !
Apr 21, 2011
Clear and helpful
I enjoyed this book a great deal as someone that has always loved art and been wanting to learn how to draw but unable to develop the courage to start. The exercises are excellent and the text clear and encouraging throughout.
Eva I P
Jan 6, 2011
great book, good service from seller
The book was recommended by my graphics design teacher. My drawing skills were holding back my digital design skills and the book had made a world of difference. I am only 1/2 way through and the quality of my drawing and improved dramatically. It is astounding. Go ahead and give it a shot--amaze yourself, even if you are starting out with stick figures.
Nov 27, 2009
I use this book in my college art class and it is great for first time drawers! I was never able to draw a portrait until I used this book. Now I love drawing them and will continue to use the lessons all throughout my educational and professional career.
Apr 23, 2009
A way to activate a part of your brain that has never been used.
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