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10. decembra 2020 o 14:04 #81178Karen ChassnerNávštevník
Life Drawing in Charcoal
by Douglas R. Graves
- ISBN: 9780486282688 (0486282686)
- Language: english
- Genres: art, drawing
- Format: paperback, 176 pages
- Release date: November 4, 1994
- Publisher: Dover Publications
- Author: Douglas R. Graves
About The Book
„The guidance to be found within these covers reflects the author’s inspired ability as a teacher and artist of the highest magnitude. It is probably the finest book on the subject of drawing the human form that I have ever seen.“ — Irving Shapiro, A.W.S., Director, American Academy of Art
This unique guide offers a bold, innovative approach to drawing from life. Instead of teaching the traditional method of building up a drawing from lines, leaving mass and tone till later, noted art instructor Douglas R. Graves takes precisely the opposite tack. The student is encouraged to begin seeing and thinking in terms of tonal masses immediately. This approach enables students to draw quickly and accurately without the need for a line drawing first. The author compares it to learning to „paint“ with charcoal.
Step-by-step demonstrations and over 200 of the author’s own drawings offer inspiration and practical guidance in the technique. You’ll learn how to „see“ tonal quality, how to key a drawing, how to translate color into black and white, and valuable techniques for keeping the figure from looking „stiff.“ Other topics include the role of alignment in achieving proper proportions, foreshortening, male and female figure distinctions, the use of modeling to achieve added dimension, drawing the face, positioning the figure, and many other aspects of life drawing.
For students of drawing — beginner to expert — this book is an invaluable guide not just to drawing from life but to the essential principles of observation, composition, and draftsmanship that underlie all successful drawing and painting. It belongs in the library of every artist. For this edition, the author has revised previous chapters and added a new one on „Different Modes of Charcoal.“
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