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Drawing essentials : a guide to drawing from observation

Author: Deborah A Rockman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to drawing, including basic drawing, figure drawing, and perspective drawing.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rockman, Deborah A., 1954-
Drawing essentials.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)758331552
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah A Rockman
ISBN: 9780195314328 0195314328
OCLC Number: 167507472
Description: xv, 298 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Essential skills and information: what every student should know about drawing : Sighting and the use of a sighting stick ; The technique of scaling to determine accurate size relationships ; The principles of composition: theory versus application ; The golden section ; The illusion of space and depth on a two-dimensional surface ; Line variation and sensitivity ; Working with value structure ; Creating an effective still life --
2. Essential drawing principles in relation to the human figure --
The human figure ; Gesture drawing or rapid contour drawing ; Enhancing the illusion of volume and space in the human form ; An introduction to portraiture ; Mapping the figure in space ; The figure and anatomy --
3. Spatial thinking and visualization: The essential principles of perspective drawing : An introduction to perspective ; The terminology of perspective ; Perspective and cubes ; Using perspective grids ; Increasing complexity in the perspective environment ; Mathematically precise cubes in two-point perspective ; Constructing ellipses in one-point and two-point perspective ; Using measuring lines for regular (equal) and irregular (unequal) ; Inclined planes in perspective ; Geometric solids and transparent construction ; Three-point perspective --
4. Developing ideas, resolving problems, and evaluating results : Ideation: generating ideas ; Diagnosing problems in your work ; Intentions versus results ; The importance of critiques ; Key questions for critiquing work --
5. Drawing materials and processes : Media and materials for drawing ; Transfer techniques combined with drawing --
Appendix : Contemporary art: a gallery of drawings : Joe Biel ; Mary Borgman ; Dustan Creech ; Susan D'Amato ; Bailey Doogan ; Rob Evans ; Dan Fischer ; Leah Gregoire Prucka ; Sol Kjøk ; Sangram Majumdar ; Antony Micallef ; Chloe Piene ; Ben Polsky ; Jennifer Purdum ; Jon Rappleye ; Robert Schultz ; Jenny Scobel ; Joseph Stashkevetch ; Richard Talbot.
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Presents an introduction to drawing, including basic drawing, figure drawing, and perspective drawing.

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